Rifat Akhter

1 Introduction A significant number of studies on development and fertility over the years have demonstrated that socioeconomic development has an impact on women’s status and anticipated changes in fertility during economic growth in developing countries. Over the years, fertility rates have

Oqab Jabali

develop a productive and stable community. The primary goal of the study is to trace and analyze the various factors that affect fertility as well as mortality rates in the occupied territories of the West bank. Most of the previous literature was confined to medical attributes and ignored the social

Quanbao Jiang, Quanbao Jiang, Shuzhuo Li, Quanbao Jiang, Shuzhuo Li and Marcus W. Feldman

Introduction Since the 1970s, China’s total fertility rate has decreased dramatically. After a period of fluctuation around replacement level in the 1980s, it dropped below replacement level in the 1990s. The transition of fertility in China since the 1970s has been a demographic revolution

Alice Keefe

Horizons in Biblical Th eology 30 (2008) 21-41 www.brill.nl/hbth © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2008 DOI: 10.1163/187122008X294330 Hosea’s (In)Fertility God Alice A. Keefe Dept of Philosophy, 489 CCC, University of Wisconsin—Stevens Point, Stevens point, Wisconsin 54481, USA akeefe

Müller, Klaus E.

[German Version] Traditional societies (Society: II) see fertility as a special aspect of the life-force or the vital soul responsible for the organism's capacity to function, i.e. to move, and as, therefore, “measurable” by reduced or raised temperature. Transferred in procreation primarily

Maria Carella and Sara Grubanov-Bošković

initial equilibrium (the one characterized by young populations), but would have moved to a new equilibrium (the one characterized by old populations). Reaching this new stable equilibrium would henceforth mean that even in the face of minor fertility and mortality perturbations – and it is hardly

Zh. S. Aubakirova

Historical and Demographic Aspects It is impossible to assess the state of modern demography processes in the Republic of Kazakhstan without their history analysis. In the late 1830s to early 1840s century there was a traditional type of reproduction in Kazakhstan. So, in 1940 total fertility

M. Moinuddin Haider, Mizanur Rahman and Nahid Kamal

debated. Kingsley Davis was among the earliest to present possible explanations for growth differentials between Hindus and Muslims in the context of India ( Davis 1951 ). His explanation was largely in terms of the practices in Hindu scriptures that typically keep Hindu fertility levels low. More recent

Conrad Hackett, Marcin Stonawski, Michaela Potančoková, Phillip Connor, Anne Fengyan Shi, Stephanie Kramer and Joey Marshall

). This is because Muslims are younger (by 13 years, on average) and have higher fertility (one child more per woman, on average) than other Europeans, mirroring a global pattern. Figure 1 Estimated size of Muslim populations in Europe, 2016. A second, “medium” migration scenario assumes that all refugee

Siam Bhayro

The following Aramaic magic bowl, held at the Pharmacy Museum (Museu da Farmácia), Lisbon, contains a Jewish Babylonian Aramaic spell for fertility and success in childbirth (see Fig. 1). 1 It was written for Mihranahid daughter of Aḥat, nicknamed Kuṭus, who is already well-known from other