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Title Reproduction and social organization in Sub-Saharan Africa / edited by Ron J. Lesthaeghe.
Imprint Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, ©1989.


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Description 1 online resource (xi, 556 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Studies in demography ; 4
Studies in demography (Berkeley, Calif.) ; 4.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Families -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Cross-cultural studies.
Marriage -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Cross-cultural studies.
Human reproduction -- Social aspects -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Cross-cultural studies.
Fertility, Human -- Social aspects -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Cross-cultural studies.
Family Planning Services.
Marital Status.
Reproductive Physiological Phenomena.
Community Health Services.
Reproductive Health Services.
Family Characteristics.
Health Services.
Anthropology, Cultural.
Health Care Facilities, Manpower, and Services
Reproductive and Urinary Physiological Phenomena
Social Sciences.
Socioeconomic Factors.
Population Characteristics.
Psychology, Social.
Delivery of Health Care.
Phenomena and Processes
Anthropology, Education, Sociology and Social Phenomena
Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms
Psychiatry and Psychology
Cross-Cultural Comparison.
Africa South of the Sahara.
Sub-Saharan Africa.
Genre Cross-cultural studies.
Contents Production and reproduction in sub-Saharan Africa / Ron Lesthaeghe -- The components of sub-Saharan reproductive regimes and their social and cultural determinants / Ron Lesthaeghe and Frank Eelens -- Regional variation in components of child-spacing / Ron Lesthaeghe [and others] -- A comparative study of the levels and the differentials of sterility in Cameroon, Kenya and Sudan / Ulla Larsen -- The demography of polygyny in sub-Saharan Africa / Noreen Goldman and Anne Pebley -- The nuptiality regimes in sub-Saharan Africa / Ron Lesthaeghe, Georgia Kaufmann, and Dominique Meekers -- Polygyny and fertility in sub-Saharan Africa / Anne Pebley and Wariara Mbugua -- Labor circulation, marriage and fertility in southern Africa / Ian Timaeus and Wendy Graham -- Childrearing versus childbearing / Hilary Page -- Strategies of child-fosterage among Mende grannies in Sierra Leone / Caroline Bledsoe and Uche Isiugo-Abanihe -- Social organization, economic crises, and the future of fertility control in Africa / Ron Lesthaeghe.
Other Author Lesthaeghe, Ron J., 1945-
Other Title Print version: Reproduction and social organization in Sub-Saharan Africa. Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, ©1989 0520063635