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By C Z Guilmoto,S Irudaya Rajan

ISBN-10: 0761932925

ISBN-13: 9780761932925

This ebook records some of the stages of fertility transition in India. It argues that this transition is better understood because the cumulative impact of behavioural adjustments - reminiscent of hold up in marriage and use of contraceptives - which over the years has altered social perceptions on fertility. The authors argue that going past the formal instruments of demography and adopting a qualitative strategy could assist in realizing the social mechanisms that maintain the diffusion of latest kinfolk norms.

A power of the booklet is its improvement of an unique geographical details procedure in line with the census facts from the micro-level. the program maps adaptations throughout areas inside South India and inside each one state.

Christophe Z Guilmoto is Senior Fellow on the French study Institute for improvement (IRD), Paris.

S Irudaya Rajan is affiliate Professor, Centre for improvement reviews, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.

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