Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12546-009-9014-5
Title: India's north-south divide and theories of fertility change
Authors: Dommaraju, P. 
Agadjanian, V.
Keywords: Fertility
India
Regional fertility
Spatial fertility variations
Issue Date: Sep-2009
Citation: Dommaraju, P., Agadjanian, V. (2009-09). India's north-south divide and theories of fertility change. Journal of Population Research 26 (3) : 249-272. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12546-009-9014-5
Abstract: Economic condition and women's status have been considered important elements in understanding fertility change. In this study, we examine their influence on North-South differences in parity-specific fertility intentions and births in India using the National Family Health Survey (NFHS-2) conducted in 1998-1999. The results show the persistence of spatial variations in fertility intentions and births, net of economic and women's status factors. The influence of these factors is more pronounced in the high fertility region. This study argues that changes in fertility desires and their actualization may be better understood when situated within the broader socio-political context. © 2009 Springer Science & Business Media BV.
Source Title: Journal of Population Research
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/110964
ISSN: 14432447
DOI: 10.1007/s12546-009-9014-5
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