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Studies in population : proceedings of the annual meeting of the Population Association of America at Princeton, New Jersey, May 1949 / edited by George F. Mair.

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Subject: Demography.
Food Supply.
Population Control.
Research Design > methods
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9781400879199
  • ISBN: 1400879191
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (169 pages)
  • Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 1949.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Bibliogr.
Formatted Contents Note: Section I. Application of demographic data to current problems -- Total marital dissolutions in the United States: relative importance of mortality and divorce / P.H. Jacobson -- Discussion / S.C. Newman -- The length of working life (summary) / S.L. Wolfbein -- Discussion / A.J. Jaffe -- Report on a series of illegal abortions induced by physicians / C. Tietze.
Section II. Tools for demographic research -- Our current demographic inventory: review of data from the current population survey (summary) / A.R. Eckler -- Recent proposals for modifying the net reproduction rate (summary) / T.J. Woofter -- Discussion / J. Hajnal -- Washington's state-wide system of census tracts and census divisions / C.F. Schmid -- Discussion / C.E. Batschelet.
Section III. Resources for the world's people -- Population and scarce food resources / J.D. Black -- Soil resources and the world's potential food supply / R. Brandfield -- Management of resources in the Tennessee Valley / G.R. Clapp -- Some reflections on world population and food supply during the next few decades / W.S. Thompson.
Section IV. Value systems and human fertility -- The reproduction mores of the Asian peasant / I.B. Taeuber -- Demographic values in the Middle Ages / J.C. Russell -- The Catholic value system in relation to human fertility / W.J. Gibbons -- Values, population, and the supernatural: a critique / K. Davis.
Section V. Future course of research in fertility -- Physiological factors and their control / H.C. Taylor -- An approach to research in overcoming cultural barriers to family limitation / C. Senior -- Needed research on fertility of Negroes / I. De A. Reid -- The future course of research in fertility: measures and methods / W.H. Grabill -- Some aspects of research in differential fertility / R. Freedman.
The psychiatric approach to research interviewing / M. Woodside.
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