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Demography
(8,340 words)

Introduction

For several decades, the production of demographic knowledge about countries in the developing world has relied heavily on surveys such as the Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS), or the UNICEF sponsored Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey. Cross-country comparisons and within country reports continue to draw on these standardized household surveys for informa…

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Amin, Sajeda, “Demography”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 26 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_00006>
First published online: 2014



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