By Nadja Milewski

This quantity, “Fertility of Immigrants: A Two-Generational procedure in Germany” through Dr. Nadja Milewski, is the 6th e-book of a chain of Demographic learn Monographs released by means of Springer Verlag. Dr. Milewski is now operating for the college of Rostock, yet on the time she wrote the booklet, she was once a study scientist on the Max Planck Institute for Demographic examine. The publication is a slightly-revised model of her doctoral dissertation (“Fertility of Immigrants and Their Descendants in West Germany: An occasion background Approach”), which she accomplished on the Max Planck Institute and submitted to the college of Rostock. She used to be provided maximum honors, summa cum laude, for her dissertation. As Professor Jan Hoem wrote in his overview of Dr. Milewski’s dissertation, the study specializes in the styles and degrees of childbearing between immigrant girls. Given Germany’s various immigration event with refugees, asylum seekers, visitor employees, and foreign-born people of German ancestry, Dr. Milewski’s subject is of specific curiosity, specially with reference to variations within the styles and degrees of childbearing between different types of immigrants to Germany vs. native-born Germans. quite a few empirical and theoretical experiences of childbearing between immigrants to varied international locations were released and Dr. Milewski rigorously reports them. whereas prior experiences have tended to be quite fragmentary, really for ecu populations, Dr. Milewski’s study offers a comp- hensive photograph of the hot girl fertility of post-war migrants and their desc- dants in West Germany, with an emphasis on migrants who got here to Germany to work.

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