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Sociology: birth books

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Recently Published

Regretting Motherhood A Study by Orna Donath Regretting Motherhood A Study


Format: Hardback - Released: 15/06/2017

Problem of Fertility by Earl T. Engle Problem of Fertility

This collection of papers and discussions from the Conference on Fertility of the National Committee on Maternal Health, held in February 1946, presents the most recent advances in the field of fertility. The plan of the book covers the relation...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/03/2017

Problem of Fertility by Earl T. Engle Problem of Fertility

This collection of papers and discussions from the Conference on Fertility of the National Committee on Maternal Health, held in February 1946, presents the most recent advances in the field of fertility. The plan of the book covers the relation...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/03/2017

The Decline of Fertility in Europe by Ansley Johnson Coale The Decline of Fertility in Europe

This volume summarizes the major findings of the Princeton European Fertility Project. The Project, begun in 1963, was a response to the realization that one of the great social revolutions of the last century, the remarkable decline in marital fertility...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/03/2017

Transnational Reproduction Race, Kinship, and Commercial Surrogacy in India by Daisy Deomampo Transnational Reproduction Race, Kinship, and Commercial Surrogacy in India

Transnational Reproduction traces the relationships among Western aspiring parents, Indian surrogates, and egg donors from around the world. In the early 2010s India was one of the top providers of surrogacy services in the world. Drawing on interviews with commissioning...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/09/2016

Transnational Reproduction Race, Kinship, and Commercial Surrogacy in India by Daisy Deomampo Transnational Reproduction Race, Kinship, and Commercial Surrogacy in India

Transnational Reproduction traces the relationships among Western aspiring parents, Indian surrogates, and egg donors from around the world. In the early 2010s India was one of the top providers of surrogacy services in the world. Drawing on interviews with commissioning...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/09/2016

Adolescent Pregnancy and Parenting Findings From A Racially Diverse Sample by Patricia L. East, Marianne E. Felice Adolescent Pregnancy and Parenting Findings From A Racially Diverse Sample
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Written by a pediatrician/adolescent medicine specialist and a developmental psychologist, this book is a collection of informative, nonredundant yet comprehensive studies on adolescent pregnancy and parenting. More than 200 adolescent women in an ethnically diverse sample were studied prenatally and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/09/2016

A Century of Portuguese Fertility by Massimo Livi Bacci A Century of Portuguese Fertility

This book treats aspects of the social and demographic history of Portugal in the last century, giving particular attention to the transition from a situation of very high fertility to the moderate pattern prevailing in recent times. Originally published in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/04/2016

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Third Child A Study in the Prediction of Fertility by Charles F. Westoff, R. G. Potter Third Child A Study in the Prediction of Fertility
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The second phase of a long-term study in American fertility. Tables, interview forms. Originally published in 1963. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/03/2018

A History of Italian Fertility During the Last Two Centuries by Massimo Livi Bacci A History of Italian Fertility During the Last Two Centuries

Profound changes have occurred in the demography and sociology of Italian fertility since Napoleonic times. Using the statistical system instituted in 1861 with national unification, Massimo Livi-Bacci provides a systematic and detailed analysis of fertility trends in Italy in the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/03/2018

The Decline of Belgian Fertility, 1800-1970 by Ron J. Lesthaeghe The Decline of Belgian Fertility, 1800-1970

Fertility in Belgium declined early and remained low compared with that in other European countries. For this reason, and because of the nation's heterogeneity, study of its demographic transition illuminates the relationship between fertility behavior and socioeconomic development. Professor Lesthaeghe...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/03/2018

Differential Fertility in Central India by Edwin D. Driver Differential Fertility in Central India

Relates data on age at marriage, occupation, etc. to socio-economic status and fertility. Originally published in 1963. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/03/2018

College Women and Fertility Values by Charles F. Westoff, Raymond H. Potvin College Women and Fertility Values
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Has the college experience of women been an influence on the number of children desired and the number and spacing of their children? Do women come to college with their attitudes and values in this regard already formed? This study...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/03/2018

Historical Studies of Changing Fertility by Charles Tilly Historical Studies of Changing Fertility

The nine papers in this volume examine the historical experience of particular populations in Western Europe and North America in a search for the processes that change fertility patterns. The contributors' findings enable them to reevaluate some of the conflicting...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/03/2018

The Decline of Fertility in Europe by Ansley Johnson Coale The Decline of Fertility in Europe

This volume summarizes the major findings of the Princeton European Fertility Project. The Project, begun in 1963, was a response to the realization that one of the great social revolutions of the last century, the remarkable decline in marital fertility...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/03/2018

Other books in this genre

Differential Fertility in Central India by Edwin D. Driver Differential Fertility in Central India

Relates data on age at marriage, occupation, etc. to socio-economic status and fertility. Originally published in 1963. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/12/2015

Third Child A Study in the Prediction of Fertility by Charles F. Westoff, R. G. Potter Third Child A Study in the Prediction of Fertility
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The second phase of a long-term study in American fertility. Tables, interview forms. Originally published in 1963. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/12/2015

College Women and Fertility Values by Charles F. Westoff, Raymond H. Potvin College Women and Fertility Values
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Has the college experience of women been an influence on the number of children desired and the number and spacing of their children? Do women come to college with their attitudes and values in this regard already formed? This study...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/12/2015

Annual Editions: The Family, 42/e by Patricia Hrusa Williams Annual Editions: The Family, 42/e

The Annual Editions series is designed to provide convenient inexpensive access to a wide range of current articles from some of the most respected magazines, newspapers and journals published today.
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/09/2015

Pregnancy in Practice Expectation and Experience in the Contemporary US by Sallie Han Pregnancy in Practice Expectation and Experience in the Contemporary US

Based on rich empirical work, this book examines the everyday experiences that mark pregnancy in the US today, such as reading pregnancy advice books, showing ultrasound baby pictures to friends and co-workers, and decorating the nursery in anticipation of the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/07/2015

Writing Childbirth Women's Rhetorical Agency in Labor and Online by Kim Hensley Owens Writing Childbirth Women's Rhetorical Agency in Labor and Online

Writing Childbirth: Women's Rhetorical Agency in Labor and Online demonstrates the value of Widening the lens of rhetorical investigations of health and medicine beyond the interactions between patients and physicians and the discourse of physicians. Author Kim Hensley Owen draws...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/06/2015

Historical Studies of Changing Fertility by Charles Tilly Historical Studies of Changing Fertility

The nine papers in this volume examine the historical experience of particular populations in Western Europe and North America in a search for the processes that change fertility patterns. The contributors' findings enable them to reevaluate some of the conflicting...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/02/2015

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