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[When women's schools were schools of mothers. The influence of education on the fertility of Quebec women (1850-1940)].

@article{Lalou1993WhenWS,
  title={[When women's schools were schools of mothers. The influence of education on the fertility of Quebec women (1850-1940)].},
  author={R. Lalou},
  journal={Cahiers quebecois de demographie},
  year={1993},
  volume={22 2},
  pages={
          229-62
        }
}
  • R. Lalou
  • Published 1993
  • Medicine
  • Cahiers quebecois de demographie
In Quebec, the relationship between instruction of women and their fertility almost always conforms to hypotheses and traditional theoretical reasonings. The history of education in Quebec contradicts certain sub-vacant theories of explicative models. Until recently, the Quebecois school was not a bearer of new and progressive ideas as the theoretical demographic frameworks demographers thought. On the contrary, due to the strong influence of Catholicism, it tried to maintain the woman in her… Expand