Religion and reproduction: Muslims in Buddhist Thailand

@inproceedings{Knodel1999ReligionAR,
  title={Religion and reproduction: Muslims in Buddhist Thailand},
  author={John E. Knodel and Rossarin Soottipong Gray and Porntip Sriwatcharin and Sara Buckley Peracca},
  year={1999}
}
This study examines the contrast between Muslim reproductive attitudes and behaviour in Thailand and those of Buddhists, especially in the southern region. Results are based primarily on a large regional survey directed towards this topic and focus group discussions among Muslims in Southern Thailand. We interpret Muslim reproductive patterns from the perspectives of the major hypotheses that have been invoked in the social demographic literature to explain links between religion and fertility… CONTINUE READING

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