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This study was supported by the Andrew W.Mellon Foundation, the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and the United States Agency for International Development’s Office of Population, under award no. CCP-A-0095–00024–02. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the organizations or agencies that provided support for the project.

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Diffusion processes and fertility transition: selected perspectives/ Committee on Population; John B.Casterline, editor; Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council.

p. cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN 0-309-07610-2 (pbk.)

1. Communication in birth control—Developing countries—Congresses. 2. Fertility, Human—Developing countries—Congresses. I. Casterline, John. II. National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Population. III. National Research Council (U.S.). Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education.

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Suggested citation: National Research Council. (2001). Diffusion Processes and Fertility Transition: Selected Perspectives. Committee on Population. John B.Casterline, Ed. Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. Washington, DC: National Academy Press.



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