The influence of contraceptive behaviour on family size

Part of the Publications of the Netherlands Interuniversity Demographic Institute (N.I.D.I.) and the Population and Family Study Centre (C.B.G.S.) book series (NIDI, volume 2)


The coincidence between the increasing use of modern, effective contraceptives and a decrease in fertility has led many to conclude that there is a causal relationship between these phenomena. Is the pill really the cause of the current decline in natality and the dangers this involves?


Family Size Economic Variable Marital Fertility Modern Contraceptive Desire Family Size 
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© The Netherlands Interuniversity Demographic Institute (N.I.D.I.) 1976

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