Demographic trends, pronatalism, and nationalist ideologies in the late twentieth century

  title={Demographic trends, pronatalism, and nationalist ideologies in the late twentieth century},
  author={Leslie King},
  journal={Ethnic and Racial Studies},
  pages={367 - 389}
  • Leslie King
  • Published 1 January 2002
  • Sociology
  • Ethnic and Racial Studies
This article explores the relationship between demographic trends and nationalist ideologies through an analysis of fertility policies in France, Romania, Singapore and Israel. Each of these countries has sought to increase birthrates through government initiatives. I examine the extent to which pronatalist programmes in these countries reflect ethno-nationalist ideologies, as opposed to more inclusive civic/cultural nationalist visions, and find that policies are moving in a more civic… Expand
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