Journal of population

, Volume 2, Issue 3, pp 224–234 | Cite as

Theoretical and methodological implications of the influence of sex preferences on the fertility attitude-behavior relationship

  • Gary H. McClelland
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Methodological Implication 

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© Human Sciences Press 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gary H. McClelland
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  1. 1.Center for Reseach on Judgment and Policy, Institute of Behavioral ScienceUniversity of ColoradoBoulder

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