Interpolating demography with families and households


This paper argues that the field of household and family demography serves a critical role in the development of our understanding of the determinants and consequences of population trends. Like the community, families and households are situated between the two levels at which demographic research is ordinarily conducted — the individual and the nation-state. The results of the papers in this issue are used to illustrate the critical ways that intergenerational and gender relationships shape demographic processes.

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Goldscheider, F.K. Interpolating demography with families and households. Demography 32, 471–480 (1995).

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  • Adult Child
  • Demographic Research
  • Demographic Behavior
  • Intergenerational Relation
  • Population Pyramid