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Kinship and Demographic Behavior in the Past : International Studies in Population - Tommy Bengtsson

Kinship and Demographic Behavior in the Past

International Studies in Population

By: Tommy Bengtsson (Editor), Geraldine P. Mineau (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st April 2008
ISBN: 9781402067327
Number Of Pages: 284

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Intergenerational research is crucial in understanding long term demographic trends. This book examines the ways kinship affects demographic behavior, including mortality patterns to determine the influence of fertility patterns, the contribution of parents' longevity, and the affects of a family history of disease. It emphasizes the importance of studies that include and compare other factors related to social organization with information on multi-generational families.

Family and Kin as Immediate Providers of Well-being for Its Members
Marriage and the Kin Network: Evidence from a 19th-century Italian Communityp. 15
Mortality in the Family of Origin and Its Effect on Marriage Partner Selection in a Flemish Village, 18th-20th Centuriesp. 37
Villages, Descent Groups, Households, and Individual Outcomes in Rural Liaoning, 1789-1909p. 73
The Importance of Family and Kin over the Life Course
The Presence of Parents and Childhood Survival: The Passage of Social Time and Differences by Social Classp. 105
When Do Kinsmen Really Help? Examination of Cohort and Parity-Specific Kin Effects on Fertility Behavior. The Case of the Bejsce Parish Register Reconstitution Study, 17th-20th Centuries, Polandp. 135
Places of Life Events as Bequestable Wealth: Family Territory and Migration in France, 19th and 20th Centuriesp. 155
Inheritance, Environment, and Mortality in Older Ages, Southern Sweden, 1813-1894p. 185
Kinship as a Marker of Genetic Proximity
The Influence of Consanguineous Marriage on Reproductive Behavior and Early Mortality in Northern Coastal Sweden, 1780-1899p. 205
Postreproductive Longevity in a Natural Fertility Populationp. 225
Familial Aggregation of Elderly Cause-Specific Mortality: Analysis of Extended Pedigrees in Utah, 1904-2002p. 243
Distant Kinship and Founder Effects in the Quebec Populationp. 259
Indexp. 279
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ISBN: 9781402067327
ISBN-10: 1402067321
Series: International Studies in Population
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 284
Published: 1st April 2008
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 1.31