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On kinship structure, female autonomy, and demographic behavior in India.
The main states of India are broadly grouped into 2 demographic regimes. In contrast to states in the north southern states are characterized by lower marital fertility later age at marriage lowerExpand
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Population and development : the demographic transition
The demographic transition and its related effects of population growth, fertility decline and ageing populations are fraught with problems and controversy. When discussed in relation to the globalExpand
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World food trends and prospects to 2025.
  • T. Dyson
  • Geography, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 25 May 1999
This paper reviews food (especially cereal) production trends and prospects for the world and its main regions. Despite fears to the contrary, in recent years we have seen continued progress towardExpand
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Population and food: global trends and future prospects.
1. Pessimists and Optimists 2. Population and Food Today 3. Population and Food - Recent Trends 4. Exploring the Future: Demand and Supply 5. Exploring the Future: Potentials and Constraints 6.Expand
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The role of the demographic transition in the process of urbanization.
  • T. Dyson
  • Economics, Medicine
  • Population and development review
  • 2011
Beyond the field of economic and demographic history, the issue of how urbanization comes about has received relatively little attention. It is often thought that the process results chiefly fromExpand
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On Development, Demography and Climate Change: The End of the World as We Know it?
This paper comments on the issue of global warming and climate change, in an attempt to provide fresh perspective. Essentially, five main arguments are made. First, that the process of modernExpand
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The Preliminary Demography of the 2001 Census of India
This note presents and comments on the provisional results of the 2001 census of India. For the first time since Independence in 1947 there is clear evidence that the country's intercensal rate ofExpand
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A partial theory of world development: the neglected role of the demographic transition in the shaping of modern society
This paper argues that the demographic transition has been central to the creation of the modern world, and that its role in this respect has generally been underestimated. The paper proposes aExpand
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