Sökning: "demographic transition"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 51 avhandlingar innehållade orden demographic transition.
1. Den dolda transitionen : om ett demografiskt brytningsskede i det tidiga 1700-talets Sverige : The Hidden Transition. A Demographic Long-term Change in Early 18th Century Sweden
Sammanfattning : Historical agricultural and economical research indicates that the extensive changes in society that occurred in Sweden (within agriculture, trade, landownership and production) at the end of Sweden's Time of Greatness in 1720 should have noticeably affected the living conditions of the population. A systematic study that compares the 17th and 18th century's demography has however still not been made. LÄS MER
2. Closing the gap : applying health and socio-demographic surveillance to complex health transitions in South and sub-Saharan Africa
Sammanfattning : Background: The challenge of research in resource-poor settings remains a profound concern and is closely linked to African social development. Work of this thesis spans the end of apartheid and first decade of the democratic era in South Africa, along with emergence of the HIV/AIDS pandemic. LÄS MER
3. Economic development and injury mortality : Studies in global trends from a health transition perspective
Sammanfattning : Globally, injury is a major public health problem. The extent of the problem varies considerably by demographic subgroups, regions and national income. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Rationale: Vital registration is lacking in developing settings where health and development problems are most pressing. Policy-makers confront an “information paradox”: the critical need for information on which to base priorities and monitor progress, and the profound shortage of such information. LÄS MER
5. Shared practices : social networks and fertility decline during the Swedish demographic transition, 1850-1950
Sammanfattning : This thesis studies how social interactions influenced the fertility decline during the Swedish demographic transition between 1850 and 1950. This, to gain insights into how and why norms and values affected married couples' birth control practices, and how this shaped the fertility decline. LÄS MER