Population and Poverty in the Developing World

By Massimo Livi-Bacci; Gustavo De Santis | Go to book overview

Population and Poverty in
the Developing World

Edited by MASSIMO LIVI-BACCI GUSTAVO DE SANTIS

CLARENDON PRESS · OXFORD 1998

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • List of Contributors vii
  • List of Figures viii
  • List of Tables ix
  • 1: Introduction 1
  • 2: Poverty and the 'Population Problem' 9
  • Conclusion 24
  • 3: Population and Poverty How Do They Interact? 25
  • Conclusion 48
  • 4: Coping with Poverty the Biological Impact of Nutrition Insecurity 49
  • Conclusions 60
  • 5: Famine, Demography, and Endemic Poverty 61
  • Introduction 61
  • Conclusion 82
  • 6: Household Structure and Poverty: What Are the Connections? 84
  • Introduction 84
  • 7: High Fertility and Short Birth Spacing: The Poverty Consequences of Family-Building Patterns 103
  • Introduction 103
  • Conclusion 118
  • 8: The Social Implications of Adolescent Fertility 120
  • Introduction 120
  • 9: Poverty and Aids the Vicious Circle 144
  • Introduction 144
  • Conclusion 160
  • 10: Household Labour Allocation and Mobility in Times of Crisis 161
  • Introduction 161
  • Conclusion 187
  • 11: Rapid Urbanization and the Urban Environment 189
  • Introduction 189
  • Some Conclusions 215
  • 12: The Transition's Population Crisis: Nuptiality, Fertility, and Mortality Changes in Severely Distressed Economies 217
  • Introduction 217
  • References 251
  • Index 295
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