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Gender equality and fertility intentions revisited: evidence from Finland

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Stimulated by the recent debate on gender roles and men's fertility behaviour (Puur et al. 2008; Westoff and Higgins 2009; Goldscheider, Oláh and Puur 2010), we present evidence from Finland as a country well into the second phase of the so-called gender revolution. We examine how gender role attitudes relate to childbearing intentions at the onset of family life, intentions to have many (3 or more) children, and high personal fertility ideals among low-parity men and women. Gender equality a...

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Peer reviewed
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10.4054/DemRes.2011.24.20

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Population Research Institute, Väestöliitto - Family Federation of Finalnd, Helsinki, Finland
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"World Population Program, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg, Austria", "University of Oxford"
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Social Sciences Division - Social Policy and Intervention
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Population Research Institute, Väestöliitto - Family Federation of Finalnd, Helsinki, Finland
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Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research Publisher's website
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Demographic Research Journal website
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24
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Article: 20, pp. 469-496
Publication date:
2011-03-05
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1435-9871
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uuid:523fc469-5416-4239-82af-cd28f0b3796b
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ora:5829

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