By J. Sanders

within the years after the struggle the matter of inhabitants and particularly the birth-rate events excited common curiosity in all nations. within the Netherlands additionally every kind ot medical males occupied themselves with this topic; not just economists, sociologists and theologians but in addition scientific males studied the inhabitants challenge in all its quite a few features. It has seemed that it's only attainable to procure an entire research of the inhabitants challenge via creating a cautious medical research of each a part of it. obviously this was once additionally the author's perception of the matter. via reading 25000 households he submitted the birth-rate circulation of a giant city to a systematic research. Neither political nor spiritual or except clinical explanations triggered him in venture this paintings; the exam used to be all started and ended rather objectively which lends this e-book its worth. for under an aim exam of s tch a fancy phe nomenon just like the birth-rate move is of value for technological know-how. The exam used to be encouraged by means of the operating software of the I nterna tional Union for the clinical research of inhabitants difficulties. It produces magnificent effects and indicates in figures how natality offered itself in a city like Rotterdam over the last fifty years. it's to be was hoping that this learn might be by way of many related in vestigations, additionally for the country.

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