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380.655.01 SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC ASPECTS OF HUMAN FERTILITY

Cancelled

Department:
Population, Family and Reproductive Health
Term:
1st term
Credits:
4 credits
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tu Th,  8:30 - 9:50am
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Nan Astone
Course Instructor:

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Description:

Analyzes the correlates of fertility levels in societies and childbearing among individuals and couples. Examines classical theories of fertility change at the societal level and contemporary critiques of these theories. Also examines the determinants of fertility at the individual level, with an emphasis on differences in the timing first birth and total family size by social class and ethnicity in developed and developing countries.

Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation based on quizzes and exercises.

Instructor Consent:

No consent required