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Fertility

  • By: Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan & Belgi Turan
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

By the end of the 20th century, fertility and mortality rates had declined significantly in both developed and developing countries, a pattern known as demographic transition. There are many competing theories to explain demographic transition by linking it with variations ...

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