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Population Economics

Understanding Demographic Transitions

An Overview of French Historical Statistics

Authors: Diebolt, Claude, Perrin, Faustine

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  • Studies the transformation of the French demographic landscape using gendered county-level data
  • Examines the changing patterns of demographic behavior over time and across space
  • Offers a synthetic description of long-run demographic phenomena
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This book studies the process of demographic transition which has played a key role in the economic development of Western countries. The special focus is on France, which constitutes the first clear case of fertility decline in Europe. The book analyzes the reasons behind this phenomenon by examining the evolution of demographic variables in France over the past two hundred years. To better understand the reasons of the changing patterns of demographic behavior, the authors investigate the development of the female labor force, study educational investments, and explore the evolution of gender roles and relations.

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“It is the combination of the broad scope of the research being offered and the use of traditional ‘population’ sources to gather socio-economic data as well as of additional historical statistics that makes this volume such an original contribution.” (John F. May, Canadian Studies in Population, Vol. 46, 2019)


Table of contents (4 chapters)

Table of contents (4 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Understanding Demographic Transitions
Book Subtitle
An Overview of French Historical Statistics
Authors
Series Title
Population Economics
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-44651-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-44651-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-44650-9
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-83104-6
Series ISSN
1431-6978
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 176
Number of Illustrations
84 illustrations in colour
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