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Social dynamics of adolescent fertility in Sub-Saharan Africa

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Published by National Academy Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan.,
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan
    • Subjects:
    • Teenage pregnancy -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.,
    • Teenagers -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Social conditions.,
    • Teenagers -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Sexual behavior.,
    • Sexual ethics -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.,
    • Fertility, Human -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementCaroline H. Bledsoe and Barney Cohen, editors.
      SeriesPopulation dynamics of Sub-Saharan Africa
      ContributionsBledsoe, Caroline H., Cohen, Barney, 1959-, Working Group on the Social Dynamics of Adolescent Fertility.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ759.4 .S63 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 208 p. :
      Number of Pages208
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1445782M
      ISBN 100309048974
      LC Control Number93084260
      OCLC/WorldCa28714357

      In most it is 90%, in sub-Saharan Africa it is 60% MDC Statistics Life Expectancy- 70%; Infant Mortality Rate%; Natural Increase Rate% Annually; Crude Birth Rate- 12/ economic and behavioral determinants of adolescent fertility across different settings in sub-Saharan Africa including poverty, early age of marriage, low educational attainment (Lloyd et al, ), limited access to sexual and reproductive health information and services (Tawiah, ), and unequal gender dynamics in relationships (Varga, ).

      This book provides a perspective on adolescent sexual behavior in Africa that is based on the state-of-art research methodologies. Written by an international and interdisciplinary group of scientists and covering all sub-Saharan regions, this book is a truly pan-African volume on Pages: Age-disaggregated Adolescent Fertility Rates in sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America and the Caribbean Hantamalala Rafalimanana United Nations Population Division.

        Today, Africa has the world’s highest fertility rates. On average, women in sub-Saharan Africa have about five children over their reproductive lifetime, compared to a global average of ch shows that the “demographic transition,” the name for the change from high death and fertility rates to lower death and eventually lower fertility rates, has proceeded differently. Coerced First Sex among Adolescent Girls in Sub-Saharan Africa: Prevalence and Context Ann M. Moore 1, Kofi Awusabo-Asare 2, Nyovani Madise 3,4, Johannes John-Langba 3, and Akwasi Kumi-Kyereme ABSTRACT Coercive experiences at sexual debut have been shown to be associated with other sexual risks throughout the life course.


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Suggested Citation:"FRONT MATTER."National Research Council. Social Dynamics of Adolescent Fertility in Sub-Saharan gton, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: / Download a PDF of "Social Dynamics of Adolescent Fertility in Sub-Saharan Africa" by the National Research Council for free. Measures of schooling, marriage, fertility, and contraceptive use are basic to the study of adolescent fertility.

Taking data on such factors from the 11 sub-Saharan African countries for which recent Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) data are available, this chapter provides a broad overview of current levels of, and recent changes in, adolescent fertilityNote that four of these Cited by: 1.

Social Dynamics of Adolescent Fertility in Sub-Saharan Africa. National Research Council (US) Working Group on the Social Dynamics of Adolescent Fertility; Editors: Caroline H. Bledsoe and Barney by: Get this from a library. Social dynamics of adolescent fertility in Sub-Saharan Africa.

[Caroline H Bledsoe; Barney Cohen; Working Group on the Social Dynamics of Adolescent Fertility.;] -- Adolescent fertility tends to be valued and sanctioned in the countries of sub-Saharan Africa when parents have had adequate ritual or training preparation for adulthood and the child has a.

Child spacing, fertility, contraceptive use, and bodily aging in rural Gambia. “The social dynamics of adolescent fertility in Sub-Saharan Africa.” “Child fosterage in Sierra Leone” (with William P. Murphy). volumes on the population dynamics of sub-Saharan Africa to the social dynamics of adolescent fertility (National Research Council, a).

This highly readable and well-researched report provides a textured analysis of the social and economic forces that shape the lives of adolescents as they prepare for adulthood, move beyond the circle of.

Social Dynamics of Adolescent Fertility in Sub-Saharan Africa (Population Dynamics of Sub-Saharan Africa: A Series) by Working Group on the Social Dynamics of Adolescent Fertility; Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education; Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education; National Research Council; Caroline H.

Bledsoe [Editor]; Barney Cohen [Editor]; and a. Teen Pregnancy in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Application of Social Disorganisation Theory Conference Paper (PDF Available) April with 7, Reads How we measure 'reads'. Social Dynamics of Adolescent Fertility in Sub-Saharan Africa, ed.

by Caroline H. Bledsoe and Barney Cohen (page images with commentary at NAP) Filed under: Teenagers -- Alcohol use -- United States Keeping Your Teens Drug-Free: A Family Guide (), by United States Office of National Drug Control Policy and National Youth Anti-Drug Media.

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& Pison, The Social Dynamics of Adolescent Fertility in Sub Saharan Africa Bledsoe, C. & Cohen, B.,Washington, Northwestern Scholars contact form. The widespread social process of changing family dynamics is a feature of many sub-Saharan African countries that may be relevant to understanding patterns of teenage pregnancy and childbearing.

Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Caroline H Bledsoe books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Social Dynamics of Adolescent Fertility in Sub-Saharan Africa. Working Group on the Social Dynamics of Adolescent Fertility.

01 Jul Paperback. This report is designed to: (1) synthesize information presented at a forum on adolescent fertility in Sub-Saharan Africa and to review the major research findings; (2) provide highlights of some notable program efforts reaching adolescents in Sub-Saharan Africa; and (3) offer a series of recommendations for future action.

Five key cultural and social factors that affect adolescent fertility Author: Gary Barker. Girls in countries with the highest adolescent fertility rates, many of which are in sub-Saharan Africa, are also the most likely to be malnourished without access to quality maternity care or.

Reproduction And Social Organization In Sub-saharan Africa by Ron J. Lesthaeghe Download Book (Respecting the intellectual property of others is utmost important to us, we make every effort to make sure we only link to legitimate sites, such as those sites owned by authors and publishers.

The purpose of this study is to examine the changing composition, fertility and mortality patterns of adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa. Guided by the social determinants of health framework, the study uses demographic and health surveys and census data from six sub-Saharan African : Nicole De Wet, Khuthala Mabetha, Palesa Mataboge.

This article provides an overview description of contemporary fertility trends in Sub Saharan Africa. It aims at illuminating the major features that are associated with fertility rates in most countries in the sub continent.

The region is noted to have one of the highest fertility rates in the world. Adolescent pregnancy has been persistently high in sub-Saharan Africa. The objective of this review is to identify factors influencing adolescent pregnancies in sub-Saharan Africa in order to design appropriate intervention program.

A search in MEDLINE, Scopus, Web of science, and Google Scholar databases with the following keywords: determinants, factors, reasons, sociocultural factors Cited by:. Graph and download economic data for Adolescent Fertility Rate for Developing Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa (SPADOTFRTSSA) from .Sub-Saharan Africa is sometimes described as being half-way through its demographic transition, with indicators on mortality and fertility roughly at levels comparable to those of South America in the s or China in the early s (Malmberg, ).

Average fertility rates for Sub-Saharan Africa started to fall in the s and have since Cited by: 5. The data for the Survey of HIV Status and Fertility Preferences in Sub-Saharan Africa, was collected by The Guttmacher Institute.

For more information on the Survey of HIV Status and Fertility Preferences in Sub-Saharan Africa,please visit the .