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Conclusion: Putting the Politics Back In

Jay Winter and Michael Teitelbaum

in The Global Spread of Fertility Decline: Population, Fear, and Uncertainty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300139068
eISBN:
9780300195323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300139068.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter defines politics as that network of power relationships extending from the family to the neighborhood, to the village, to the region, to the nation state, and beyond it. It is in these ... More


Fertility and Public Policy: How to Reverse the Trend of Declining Birth Rates

Noriyuki Takayama and Martin Werding (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014519
eISBN:
9780262295659
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014519.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

In 2050, world population growth is predicted to come almost to a halt. Shortly thereafter it may well start to shrink. A major reason behind this shift is the fertility decline that has taken place ... More


Population ageing and conjunctural action

Philip Kreager and Elisabeth Schröder-Butterfill

in The Anthropological Demography of Health

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198862437
eISBN:
9780191895111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862437.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

One of the most promising conceptual and empirical breakthroughs to emerge from combined anthropological and demographic thinking is the theory of conjunctural action. Developed in a sequence of ... More


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