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Urbanization and Fertility
A. J. Jaffe
American Journal of Sociology
Vol. 48, No. 1 (Jun., 1942), pp. 48-60
Published by: The University of Chicago Press
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2769969
Page Count: 13
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Urban-rural differential fertility was studied in number of non-European countries as of the present time and in a number of European nations and in the United States during the early nineteenth century. With but one exception the rural fertility rate was observed to be substantially higher than urban rate.
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