Family planning in St Vincent, West Indies: a population history perspective.

Abstract

St Vincent's population history, first as a slave society, then, after Emancipation, as a migration-oriented society, has strongly influenced cultural attitudes towards sexuality and fertility. In contemporary St Vincent, sexual activity and procreative ability are highly valued and linked to social status for both men and women. This paper assesses… (More)

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@article{Gearing1992FamilyPI, title={Family planning in St Vincent, West Indies: a population history perspective.}, author={Johanne Gearing}, journal={Social science & medicine}, year={1992}, volume={35 10}, pages={1273-82} }