Fertility Transition of the East Asian Populations




13.Fertility Transition of the East Asian Populations.
Lee-Jay Cho and Kazumasa Kobayashi, eds. 1980.


Are East Asian poulations with a common Chinese cultural background different in their demographic behavior — as manifested in observed population changes — from other populations in Asia and other regions?
Do populations under Chinese culural influence share come unique cultural elements that facilitate rapid fertility transition?
This valuable collection of papers presents country-specific analyses of fertility change throughout East Asia, providing a basis for further research on the relationship between the common Chinese cultural background and the demographic transition.