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Spatial inequalities in infant survival at an early stage of the longevity revolution: A pan-European view across 5000+ regions and localities in 1910
Background: Spatial inequalities in human development are of great concern to international organisations and national governments. Demographic indicators like the infant mortality rate are importantExpand
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The Patriarchy Index: A New Measure of Gender and Generational Inequalities in the Past
This article presents a new measure of family-driven age- and gender-related inequalities. This composite measure, which we call the Patriarchy Index, combines a range of variables related toExpand
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Stem Families, Joint Families, and the European Pattern
This article makes a new contribution to the discussion of historical European family forms. Its starting points are two recent contributions by Steven Ruggles in which the author discussed theExpand
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The patriarchy index: a comparative study of power relations across historical Europe
This article stands at the confluence of three streams of historical social science analysis: the sociological study of power relations within the family, the regional demography of historicalExpand
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Family, kindred and marriage
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Spatial variation in household structures in 19th-century Germany
Historical Germany represents a perfect laboratory for studying interregional demographic differences, yet the historical family structures in this part of the European continent remain largelyExpand
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The quantitative background
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Macro-level changes and micro-level processes : family change in Rostock , 1819-1867
This study is informed by competing perspectives on family bahavior in periods of turbulent social change and intends to provide some fresh insights into the effect of macro-level changes onExpand
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Birth rates, values and social patterns
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Social change and family change in a Central European urban context: Rostock 1819-1867
This study is informed by competing perspectives on family behaviour in periods of turbulent social change, and intends to provide some fresh insights into the effect of macro-level changes onExpand
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