Theories and heuristics: how best to approach the study of historic fertility declines?

@article{Szreter2011TheoriesAH,
  title={Theories and heuristics: how best to approach the study of historic fertility declines?},
  author={S. Szreter},
  journal={Historical Social Research},
  year={2011},
  volume={36},
  pages={65-98}
}
  • S. Szreter
  • Published 2011
  • Sociology
  • Historical Social Research
»Theorien und Heuristiken: Mit welcher Herangehensweise sollte man historische Geburtenruckgange untersuchen?«. This paper argues that a move away from a unifying but teleological framework for studying fertility declines can only been intellectually emancipating and is a necessary precondition for scientific advance. The study of change in human reproduction is an immensely complex and multi-faceted problem which requires the combination of both quantitative and qualitative forms of evidence… Expand
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