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Urbanization and Fertility

A. J. Jaffe
American Journal of Sociology
Vol. 48, No. 1 (Jun., 1942), pp. 48-60
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2769969
Page Count: 13
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Urbanization and Fertility
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Abstract

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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