Fertility and the COVID-19 crisis: do gender roles really matter?

@article{Voicu2020FertilityAT,
  title={Fertility and the COVID-19 crisis: do gender roles really matter?},
  author={M. Voicu and Delia Bădoi},
  journal={European Societies},
  year={2020},
  volume={23},
  pages={S199 - S214}
}
ABSTRACT The recent COVID crisis has had many consequences on social life. This paper focuses on potential effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on fertility intentions. We employ a theoretical approach, analysing the nexus between fertility and the COVID crisis through the lens of gender roles. The purpose of our analysis is to frame the theoretical paths and to prepare a background for further in-depth analysis based on empirical data. We show that biological reduction of fertility is less likely… Expand
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