Social welfare programmes and fertility decline
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Social welfare programmes and fertility decline a social reform approach by P. Murugesan

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Published by Abhijeet Publications in Delhi .
Written in English


  • Human services -- India -- Tamil Nadu,
  • Birth control -- India -- Tamil Nadu,
  • Tamil Nadu (India) -- Social policy

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [131]-138) and index.

StatementP. Murugesan.
LC ClassificationsHV394.A-ZT.x4 (H9)+
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 165 p. :
Number of Pages165
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23083850M
ISBN 108189886959
ISBN 109788189886950
LC Control Number2009340020

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census ) which is 13th highest population fertility district in the state. The exponential growth rate ( per cent during ) is still very high in this district, which should be decreased to less than1 per cent. Sudden decline in the progress of family welfare programme in this region, as inCited by: 1.   A woman’s decision to give birth is part of a complex series of decisions influenced by social, religious, economic, and other demographic and personal : Melissa S. Kearney. We link the AFCARS data on individual children to state foster care and 3 Previous studies have found that welfare programs can affect family decisions such as fertility (Grogger and Bronars, PRoGRAMS oN FERTIlITY CHAPTER 3: FAMIlY PlANNING SERVICES AND THE grams and presents new evidence on fertility decline and its economic and health benefits. bution, social marketing, social franchises, and reproductive health vouchers.

The Moynihan Report pointed to the disintegration of family asa major cause of welfare dependence. Building on the welfarereform, programs like the federal Healthy Marriage Initiative.   But the two trends – rapid growth and fertility decline – are not as distinct as they may appear, Kramer said. As developing countries gain access to better health care and poverty rates decline, their total fertility rates – the number of children per woman – also tend to decline, a phenomenon called the demographic contrary to what was previously believed, “they . The dust has settled and the evidence is in: The s Great Society and War on Poverty programs of President Lyndon Baines Johnson (LBJ) have been a colossal and giant failure. One might make the argument that social welfare programs are the moral path for a modern government.   Overall, the federal government operates over 80 means-tested welfare programs that provide cash, food, housing, medical care, and social services to poor and low-income individuals.

Sustained fertility decline is achieved by sustained effort and not short-term drastic actions. This article reviews the basic philosophy of the family welfare program, evaluates the effectiveness of the program in achieving fertility decline, and assesses the role of development and other fertility determinants, such as women's status, in. Evaluations of family planning programs rarely isolate the contribution of policies to fertility reduction and thereby to the long run welfare of families. Many other developments are attributed a. N.O. Tsuya, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, Decline in Marital Fertility. The dramatic fertility declines in these three East Asian countries were caused primarily by a reduction in fertility among married women, who gained control of their family size through contraception and induced abortion. The rate of contraceptive use among married women. The design of welfare programs in an era of reform and devolution to the states must take into account the likely effects of programs on demographic behavior. Most research on welfare in the past has examined labor market issues, although there have also been some important evaluations of the effects of the Aid to Families with Dependent Children Program on out-of-wedlock childbearing.