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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Japan

Subjects:

  • Fertility, Human -- Japan -- Statistical methods,
  • Birth control -- Japan -- Statistical methods,
  • Population policy -- Japan -- Statistical methods

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 327-335) and index.

StatementRobert W. Hodge and Naohiro Ogawa.
SeriesPopulation and development, Population and development (Chicago, Ill.)
ContributionsOgawa, Naohiro, 1944-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHB1061 .H63 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 344 p. :
Number of Pages344
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1539258M
ISBN 100226346501
LC Control Number91017767

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Fertility Change in Contemporary Japan. Robert W. Hodge and Naohiro Ogawa. in University of Chicago Press Economics Books from University of Chicago Press. Abstract: The authors examine the striking decline in Japan's birthrate in light of the rapid urbanization, industrialization, and socioeconomic development experienced by the nation since World War by: "Fertility Change in Contemporary Japan," University of Chicago Press Economics Books, University of Chicago Press, number Handle: RePEc:ucp:bkecon as Download full text from publisher. To our knowledge, this item is not available for download. This monograph examines the influence of ideational and socio-economic factors on Japanese marriage and fertility behaviour. It also investigates the historical change in attitudes toward partnership and family in Japan, which, if current trends continue, can lead .   This paper analyses how value change and economic and social change have jointly affected fertility in Japan since , and especially since when fertility resumed declining after some 15 years at near-replacement level. The resumption of fertility decline since has been driven primarily by underlying economic and social changes.

Buy Fertility Change in Contemporary Japan (Population and Development Series) from The authors examine the striking decline in Japan’s birthrate in light of the rapid urbanization, industrialization, and socioeconomic development experienced by the nation since World War II.. Price: $ The ideal relationship between the child and other family members has been evolving through time. In modern Japan, child-caring has been associated with motherhood at the same time as mothers were relegated to the domestic space and endorsed the role of full-time housewives (shufu).Men’s role as fathers was that of financial provider and became an absent figure. family members relate to recent trends in Japanese fertility. FERTILITY ISSUES IN JAPAN Japan and post-demographic transitional Western countries reflect similar phe-nomena related to low fertility. One phenomenon is that people marry at a later age, and Japan is “one of the latest-marrying populations in the world” (Retherford et al. ). This book presents original data on the proximate determinants of fertility in Japan. Its goal is to disaggregate low fertility levels in Japan into physiological, behavioral, and social components. Further, the book reviews previous studies on the proximate determinants of fertility in Japan, and compares the data to that on other countries.

1. Popul Res Leads. ;(14) Fertility and the locus of family control in contemporary Japan. Ogawa N, Hodge RW. PIP: Changes in the structure of the traditional Japanese family have been observed to be occurring simultaneously with a decline in Japanese fertility; this suggests a relationship between family structure and fertility behavior in modern Japan. The impact of the locus of. Japan has currently one of the lowest-low fertility rates in the world. Low fertility in Japan is due to the extreme postponement of marriage and childbearing, and their weak recuperation in women. The appearance of unity is reinforced by a set of symbols representing fertility, change, and growth in ways that can be interpreted and understood by many individuals of various ages and occupations. The Fox and the Jewel describes the rich complexity of Inari worship in contemporary Japan. It explores questions of institutional and popular 4/5(1).   This book explores the employment of Japanese women born in the s and s who experienced childbirth and raised children in the s and the early s. Motherhood and Work in Contemporary Japan book. the fertility rate declined and social policies to support women’s employment began to be implemented after the s. This.