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Title Critical perspectives on schooling and fertility in the developing world / Caroline H. Bledsoe [and others] editors
Published Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1999
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Description 1 online resource (x, 320 pages) : illustrations : digital files (HTML or PDF)
Contents Female education and fertility: examining the links / Ian Diamond, Margaret Newby and Sarah Varle -- What is meant, and measured, by "education"? / Anthony T. Carter -- Implications of formal schooling for girls' transitions to adulthood in developing countries / Cynthia B. Lloyd and Barbara Mensch -- School quality, student achievement, and fertility in developing countries / Paul Glewwe -- Fertility, education, and resources in South Africa / Duncan Thomas -- Which girls stay in school? the influence of family economy, social demands, and ethnicity in South Africa / Bruce Fuller and Xiaoyan Liang -- Excess fertility, unintended births, and children's schooling / Mark K. Montgomery and Cynthia B. Lloyd -- Women's education, marriage, and fertility in South Asia: do men really not matter / Alaka Malwade Basu -- Fertility and education: what do we now know? / Parfait M. Eloundou-Enyegue
Notes "Committee on Population, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Birth control -- Study and teaching -- Developing countries.
Fertility, Human -- Study and teaching -- Developing countries.
Teenage girls -- Education -- Developing countries.
Developing Countries.
Pregnancy in Adolescence.
Genre/Form EBooks (www)
Form Electronic book
Author Bledsoe, Caroline H.
National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Population.
ISBN 0585053200 (electronic bk.)
9780585053202 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Schooling and fertility in the developing world