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  1. West Indian gender relations, family planning programs and fertility decline.

    Article, Congrès - En anglais

    Caribbean transformations : contemporary health care systems and their historical antecedents. Symposium. , 1989.

    Nearly all West Indian islands initiated marked fertility declines sometime between 1960 and 1970.

    Family planning programs have not played an important role in these declines.

    Neither have other variables that conventional social theory tells us should promote reduced family sizes, like education and rising standards of living.

    The historical experience of Barbados and Antigua, which reached replacement-level fertility in the 1980s, suggests that West Indian fertility declines reflect structural changes in national economies that created job opportunities for women.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Caraïbe, Amérique, Femme, Homme, Contrôle naissance, Fertilité, Epidémiologie, Statut socioéconomique, Emploi, Politique sanitaire, Changement social

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Caribbean, America, Woman, Human, Birth control, Fertility, Epidemiology, Socioeconomic status, Employment, Health policy, Social change

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0149629

    Code Inist : 002B20A04. Création : 199406.