Special Collection 7

Childbearing Trends and Policies in Europe

Published 01 July 2008

Special Collection 7 is an international comparative project which assembles existing knowledge of fertility trends and policies in Europe, and provides additional analyses of these developments. Eight overview chapters and 19 country studies deal with different aspects of childbearing and family changes in Europe, as well as with institutional responses to these changes.

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01 July 2008 | reflection

Preface: Childbearing Trends and Policies in Europe

Jan M. Hoem

Volume: 19 Article ID: 1 Pages: 1-4
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2008.19.1

01 July 2008 | summary

Summary and general conclusions: Childbearing Trends and Policies in Europe

Tomas Frejka, Tomas Sobotka, Jan M. Hoem, Laurent Toulemon

Volume: 19 Article ID: 2 Pages: 5-14
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2008.19.2

01 July 2008 | research article

Overview Chapter 1: Fertility in Europe: Diverse, delayed and below replacement

Tomas Frejka, Tomas Sobotka

Volume: 19 Article ID: 3 Pages: 15-46
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2008.19.3

01 July 2008 | research article

Overview Chapter 2: Parity distribution and completed family size in Europe: Incipient decline of the two-child family model

Tomas Frejka

Volume: 19 Article ID: 4 Pages: 47-72
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2008.19.4

01 July 2008 | research article

Overview Chapter 3: Birth regulation in Europe: Completing the contraceptive revolution

Tomas Frejka

Volume: 19 Article ID: 5 Pages: 73-84
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2008.19.5

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Overview Chapter 4: Changing family and partnership behaviour: Common trends and persistent diversity across Europe

Tomas Sobotka, Laurent Toulemon

Volume: 19 Article ID: 6 Pages: 85-138
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2008.19.6

01 July 2008 | research article

Overview Chapter 5: Determinants of family formation and childbearing during the societal transition in Central and Eastern Europe

Tomas Frejka

Volume: 19 Article ID: 7 Pages: 139-170
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2008.19.7

01 July 2008 | research article

Overview Chapter 6: The diverse faces of the Second Demographic Transition in Europe

Tomas Sobotka

Volume: 19 Article ID: 8 Pages: 171-224
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2008.19.8

01 July 2008 | research article

Overview Chapter 7: The rising importance of migrants for childbearing in Europe

Tomas Sobotka

Volume: 19 Article ID: 9 Pages: 225-248
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2008.19.9

01 July 2008 | research article

Overview Chapter 8: The impact of public policies on European fertility

Jan M. Hoem

Volume: 19 Article ID: 10 Pages: 249-260
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2008.19.10

01 July 2008 | research article

Albania: Trends and patterns, proximate determinants and policies of fertility change

Arjan Gjonca, Arnstein Aassve, Letizia Mencarini

Volume: 19 Article ID: 11 Pages: 261-292
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2008.19.11

01 July 2008 | research article

Austria: Persistent low fertility since the mid-1980s

Alexia Prskawetz, Tomas Sobotka, Isabella Buber-Ennser, Henriette Engelhardt, Richard Gisser

Volume: 19 Article ID: 12 Pages: 293-360
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2008.19.12

01 July 2008 | research article

Bulgaria: Ethnic differentials in rapidly declining fertility

Elena Koytcheva, Dimiter Philipov

Volume: 19 Article ID: 13 Pages: 361-402
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2008.19.13

01 July 2008 | research article

Czech Republic: A rapid transformation of fertility and family behaviour after the collapse of state socialism

Tomas Sobotka, Anna Št’astná, Kryštof Zeman, Dana Hamplová, Vladimíra Kantorová

Volume: 19 Article ID: 14 Pages: 403-454
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2008.19.14

01 July 2008 | research article

England and Wales: Stable fertility and pronounced social status differences

Wendy Sigle-Rushton

Volume: 19 Article ID: 15 Pages: 455-502
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2008.19.15

01 July 2008 | research article

France: High and stable fertility

Laurent Toulemon, Ariane Pailhé, Clémentine Rossier

Volume: 19 Article ID: 16 Pages: 503-556
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2008.19.16

01 July 2008 | research article

Germany: Family diversity with low actual and desired fertility

Jürgen Dorbritz

Volume: 19 Article ID: 17 Pages: 557-598
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2008.19.17

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Hungary: Secular fertility decline with distinct period fluctuations

Zsolt Spéder, Ferenc Kamarás

Volume: 19 Article ID: 18 Pages: 599-664
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2008.19.18

01 July 2008 | research article

Italy: Delayed adaptation of social institutions to changes in family behaviour

Alessandra De Rose, Filomena Racioppi, Anna Laura Zanatta

Volume: 19 Article ID: 19 Pages: 665-704
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2008.19.19

01 July 2008 | research article

Lithuania: Fertility decline and its determinants

Vlada Stankuniene, Aiva Jasilioniene

Volume: 19 Article ID: 20 Pages: 705-742
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2008.19.20

01 July 2008 | research article

The Netherlands: Childbearing within the context of a "Poldermodel" society

Tineke Fokkema, Helga de Valk, A.G., Joop De Beer, Coen van Duin

Volume: 19 Article ID: 21 Pages: 743-794
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2008.19.21

01 July 2008 | research article

Poland: Fertility decline as a response to profound societal and labour market changes?

Irena E. Kotowska, Janina Jóźwiak, Anna Matysiak, Anna Baranowska

Volume: 19 Article ID: 22 Pages: 795-854
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2008.19.22

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Romania: Childbearing metamorphosis within a changing context

Cornelia Muresan, Paul-Teodor Hărăguş, Mihaela Hărăguş, Christin Schröder

Volume: 19 Article ID: 23 Pages: 855-906
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2008.19.23

01 July 2008 | research article

Russian Federation: From the first to second demographic transition

Sergei Zakharov

Volume: 19 Article ID: 24 Pages: 907-972
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2008.19.24

01 July 2008 | research article

Slovakia: Fertility between tradition and modernity

Michaela Potančoková, Boris Vano, Viera Pilinská, Danuša Jurčová

Volume: 19 Article ID: 25 Pages: 973-1018
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2008.19.25

01 July 2008 | research article

Slovenia: Generous family policy without evidence of any fertility impact

Nada Stropnik, Milivoja Šircelj

Volume: 19 Article ID: 26 Pages: 1019-1058
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2008.19.26

01 July 2008 | research article

Spain: Short on children and short on family policies

Margarita Delgado, Gerardo Meil, Francisco Zamora-López

Volume: 19 Article ID: 27 Pages: 1059-1104
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2008.19.27

01 July 2008 | research article

Sweden: Combining childbearing and gender equality

Livia Sz. Oláh, Eva Bernhardt

Volume: 19 Article ID: 28 Pages: 1105-1144
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2008.19.28

01 July 2008 | research article

Ukraine: On the border between old and new in uncertain times

Brienna Perelli-Harris

Volume: 19 Article ID: 29 Pages: 1145-1178
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2008.19.29

 

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