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Nuptiality regimes in sub-Saharan Africa

Ron J. Lesthaeghe

Nuptiality regimes in sub-Saharan Africa

by Ron J. Lesthaeghe

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Published by Vrije Universiteit Brussels in Brussels .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Ron Lesthaeghe, Georg Kaufmann and Dominique Meekers.
SeriesInteruniversity programme in demography working paper -- 3
ContributionsKaufmann, Georg., Meekers, Dominique., Vrije Universiteit Brussels.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20362435M

In: Reproduction and social organization in sub-Saharan Africa, edited by Ron J. Lesthaeghe Country of Publication: United States Publisher: Berkeley, California, University of California Press, Paper presented in the seminar on Nuptiality in Sub-Saharan Africa, International Union for the Scientific Study of Population, Paris, November. G. Kaufmann, and D. Meekers a The nuptiality regimes in sub-Saharan Africa. Pp. – in R. Lesthaeghe, editor., ed., Reproduction and Social A Chart Book. New York: The Rockefeller.

Since the arrival of European missionaries in Africa, there has been charged debate over people's marriage choices. This article outlines the major elements in the academic, theological, and popular discourses on marriage in Africa, focusing on two topics: the conceptual divide between monogamous Christian marriage and African polygyny, and the claim that women automatically prefer monogamy. Sub-Saharan Africa has experienced an expansion of schooling, accompanied by delays in marriage and lower as well as nuptiality (NAS ; Westoff ), challenging the notion that African fertility regimes are resistant to transition to lower fertility. Overall, based on more than one wave of.

Lesthaeghe R, Kaufmann G, Meekers D. The nuptiality regimes in sub-Saharan Africa. In: Lesthaeghe R, editor. Reproduction and social organization in sub-Saharan Africa. Berkeley: University of California Press; pp. – Fertility in sub-Saharan Africa (“Africa”) stood at births per woman in –10 (United Nations ), more than double the replacement high fertility combined with declining mortality has resulted in rapid population growth— percent per year—and the UN projects the sub-Saharan population to grow from billion in to billion in and billion in.


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