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development of family size and sex composition norms among U.S. children

Markle, Gerald E.

development of family size and sex composition norms among U.S. children

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Published by East-West Center in Honolulu .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Family size.,
    • Children -- United States -- Attitudes.,
    • Sex of children, Parental preference for -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Gerald E. Markle and Robert F. Wait.
      SeriesPapers of the East-West Population Institute ; no. 39, Papers of the East-West Population Institute ;, no. 39.
      ContributionsWait, Robert F., 1941- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ536 .M32
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 23 p. ;
      Number of Pages23
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4900362M
      LC Control Number76044430

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