Insights into Spousal Differences in Reproductive Dis/Agreement

F. Nii Amoo Dodoo

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Although considerable disagreement about fertility goals exists among spouses, there islittle evidence that these result from differences in the relative status of spouses. Data from the 1988 Ghana Demographic and Health Survey are used here to show that a higher relative occupational status of women inclines couples away from agreement on having more children. The research and policy implications of these findings are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)257-270
Number of pages14
JournalSociological Focus
Issue number3
StatePublished - Aug 1993

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Social Sciences


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