The demography of transforming families / Robert Schoen, editor.

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Other Authors: Schoen, Robert (Demographer)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham, Switzerland : Springer International Publishing, [2023]
Series:Springer series on demographic methods and population analysis ; 56.
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Table of Contents:
  • Intro
  • Preface
  • Contents
  • Part I: Theories of Family Dynamics
  • Chapter 1: Introduction and Theoretical Overview
  • 1.1 A Theoretical Overview
  • 1.1.1 The Proposed Explanations
  • 1.1.2 A New Explanatory Framework
  • Economic Change
  • Ideological/Attitudinal Change
  • Demographic Change
  • The Rise of Gender Competition
  • The Fall in the Social Capital Value of Children and Marriage
  • The Second Demographic Transition
  • A Recapitulation and Some Thoughts About the Future
  • 1.2 The Contributions of Future Chapters
  • 3.7 Cross-Sectional Versus Longitudinal
  • 3.8 Measurement
  • 3.9 Toward a Demography of Kinship
  • References
  • Chapter 4: Delayed Fertility as a Driver of Fertility Decline?
  • 4.1 Introduction
  • 4.2 Recent Trends in Early, Late, and Completed Fertility in Low Fertility Countries
  • 4.2.1 The Mean Age at First Birth Has Increased
  • 4.2.2 Large Cross-Country Differences with Regard to Later Fertility
  • 4.2.3 Fertility Delay or Postponement?
  • 4.3 Does Fertility Delay Cause Fertility Decline?
  • 4.4 Evidence Suggests That an Increasing Number of People Are Experiencing Constraints to Childbearing in Later Reproductive L...
  • 4.4.1 Many People in Their Late 30s and 40s Would Still Like to Start or Expand Their Family
  • 4.4.2 Medically-Assisted Reproduction Has Increased Particularly Among Older Age Groups
  • 4.4.3 Behavior Becomes More Conducive to Childbearing as People Near the End of Their Reproductive Window
  • 4.5 Changes in Partnership Dynamics Have Contributed to Fertility Decline
  • 4.6 Some Implications of Fertility Delay for Future Completed Fertility
  • 4.6.1 Access to MAR Will Increasingly Contribute to Completed Fertility
  • 4.6.2 Life Conditions in the 30s and Early 40s Will Become More Relevant
  • 4.6.3 The Effect of Further Delay on Completed Fertility Will Depend on the Country
  • 4.7 Conclusions and Outlook
  • References
  • Part II: Methodological Analyses of Transforming Families
  • Chapter 5: Cohort Effects on Fertility as Age-Period Interactions: A Reanalysis of American Birth Rates, 1917-2020
  • 5.1 Introduction
  • 5.2 Modeling Age, Period, and Age by Period Interaction Effects
  • 5.2.1 An Exploratory Analysis