Changing Family Structure in Botswana
- ESTIMATION OF AVERAGE MORTALITY UNDER CENSORING AND TRUNCATION. Jonker, M. A.; Van Tier Vaart, A. W. // Journal of Population Research;May2005, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p49
In demography mortality is usually reported through averages over time intervals. If average mortality is estimated from censored or truncated data, then direct methods of estimation may create biases that depend on the censoring or truncation distribution. Such discretization errors may be...
- Are family changes, social trends and unanticipated policy consequences making children's lives more challenging? Hayes, Alan // Family Matters;2008, Issue 78, p60
The article presents an analysis of the impact of family changes, societal trends and policies on the social and emotional development of children. It explores several demographic changes such as fertility rate, significant developments in key aspects of relationships and social issues...
- Traditional Families â€” A Dying Breed? // Education Week;5/14/1986, Vol. 5 Issue 34, p22
The article presents an analysis on the family lifestyle that reshapes the society in the U.S. Demographic data shows that the traditional families which have been an icon of American culture have been replace by a more diverse family lifestyles. Data shows that in 1980 only four percent of the...
- Cross-Cultural and U.S. Kinship. Adams, Bert N. // Handbook of Marriage & the Family;1999, p77
The article offers information on cross cultural and family relationship in the U.S. By tradition, institutions, individuals and agricultural societies are embedded within a kin unit where several activities and interactions are proclaimed upon kin ties. Characteristics of kin in various...
- Keep the 'thanks' in Thanksgiving. BECHMAN, TOM J. // Indiana Prairie Farmer;Nov2012, Vol. 187 Issue 11, p68
The article provides an answer to a question on how to keep peace in the family amidst the change in the venue for a thanksgiving.
- Family Structure Outcomes of Alternative Family Definitions. Tillman, Kathryn Harker; Nam, Charles B. // Population Research & Policy Review;Jun2008, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p367
Although the family continues to be a critical unit in demographic and social analysis, perceptions of what constitutes the ï¿½familyï¿½ vary across groups and societies. The standard definition of the family used in U.S. censuses and surveys (persons related by blood, marriage, or...
- LINKING HISTORICAL CENSUSES: A NEW APPROACH. Ruggles, Steven // History & Computing;2002, Vol. 14 Issue 1/2, p213
This paper describes the Minnesota Population Center's ongoing project to create samples of individuals and families linked from samples of the 1860-1870 and 1900-1930 censuses to a complete-count dataset of the 1880 American census. Because of the large populations to be linked, the MPC samples...
- SINGLE MOM CHRONICLES. English, Tonya // Tennessee Tribune;12/19/2013, Vol. 24 Issue 51, p19A
A letter to the editor and a reply is presented which discusses the problem related to the responsibility of the only and single girl in the family who is helping the mother that is diagnosed with cancerous tumors in the stomach and mentions the advice on how to cope up with the problem.
- New approaches to statistics on the family. Norwood, Janet L. // Monthly Labor Review;Jul77, Vol. 100 Issue 7, p31
Clarifies approaches used for presenting statistical data on families in the United States. Determination of the average family; Definition of households and household heads; Evaluation of family models; Analysis of data on individuals in relation to the people with whom they live.