A study of cohort life cycles: Cohorts of native born Massachusetts women, 1830-1920.


Abstract This paper expands the conceptual apparatus offamily life cycle analysis and illustrates its usefulness by applying it to a population. There is a normatively sanctioned life cycle that a female born into American society is expected to follow as she moves from birth to death: she is expected to survive through childhood, marry, bear and rear… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/00324728.1969.10405294


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