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Fertility change in Papua New Guinea during the late 1960s

Tom McDevitt

Fertility change in Papua New Guinea during the late 1960s

evidence from the 1966 and 1971 censuses

by Tom McDevitt

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Published by Institute of Applied Social and Economic Research in Boroko, Papua New Guinea .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fertility, Human -- Papua New Guinea.,
  • Papua New Guinea -- Population.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: leaf 10.

    StatementThomas M. McDevitt.
    SeriesIASER discussion paper -- no. 24.
    ContributionsInstitute of Applied Social and Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination10 leaves ;
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16493550M

    Papua New Guinea - Papua New Guinea - Resources and power: From onward, major mineral discoveries transformed the economy of Papua New Guinea from one dependent on tropical crops to one based on minerals for most of its exports. Large deposits of gold or of gold and copper led to major developments at Panguna on Bougainville, at Ok Tedi in the Star Mountains in the western mainland . While population processes in New Guinea after about are reasonably mapped, understanding of population change at earlier times remains poor. In this chapter, patterns of population change in one region of lowland Papua, the Purari delta, are described from early colonial times to the year , and possible reasons for the decline and.

    Total fertility rate (TFR) compares figures for the average number of children that would be born per woman if all women lived to the end of their childbearing years and bore children according to a given fertility rate at each age. TFR is a more direct measure of the level of fertility than the crude birth rate, since it refers to births per. "The Gerua Cult in the Highlands of New Guinea." Anthropos vol. 60 (), pp. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, , no. Friede, John A. New Guinea Art: Masterpieces from the Jolika Collection of Marcia and John.

    Immigration, beginning in the late s, also contributed to change, as tribal members began to leave the highlands to work on coastal cocoa, copra, and rubber plantations. This exposed the Sambia to the outside world, with its fast food, alcohol, sex with female prostitutes, western goods, and money. s Part of the materials in this article are from a book chapter written by this author in MA Kimuli, HA Amankwah and JT Mugambwa, Introduction to the Law of Business Associations in Papua New Guinea () chapter [*] Associate Professor, School of Law, Murdoch University. [1] Quoted in G K Sharma, Co-operative Laws in Asia and the Pacific: Part III – Present Situation and Future Trends.


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Fertility change in Papua New Guinea during the late 1960s by Tom McDevitt Download PDF EPUB FB2

Author(s): McDevitt,T M Title(s): Fertility change in Papua New Guinea during the late s: evidence from the and censuses/ T.M. McDevitt.

Country of Publication: Papua New Guinea Publisher: Boroko, Papua New Guinea, Institute of Applied Social and Economic Research, PIP: A multidisciplinary team of researchers have studied the Gainj population in Papua New Guinea's central highlands since the late s.

Even though they do not use effective contraception nor practice induced abortion, the total fertility rate (TFR) is very low ().Cited by: 3.

fertility-related changes in maternal adiposity and lean body mass among the Au, a lowland forager-horticulturalist population in Papua New Guinea. While both a short-term decline in adiposity following childbirth, and a long-term fertility-related decline are seen among more traditional Au, indi.

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The history of agriculture in Papua New Guinea is summarized. Aspects covered include: the peopling of New Guinea; subsistence for the first settlers (50, to 10, years ago); the beginnings. Graph and download economic data for Fertility Rate, Total for Papua New Guinea (SPDYNTFRTINPNG) from to about Papua New Guinea, fertility, and rate.

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