Matthew Connelly's Fatal Misconception is a paradox. It provides a dangerously misleading description of the history of international family planning programs in the twentieth century. Connelly has been industrious in his research, however, and in the process he has illuminated, albeit unintentionally, one of the core intellectual issues in international family planning that over time scarred governmental efforts to slow population growth.Read More Download PDF
Sex and the Birth Rate: Human Biology, Demographic Change, and Access to Fertility Regulation Methods
This article explores the influences of evolution, fertility regulation technology and demographic transaction has on the birthrateRead More Download PDF
A review of "Sex Before the Sexual Revolution: Intimate Life in England 1918–1963" by Simon Szreter and Kate Fisher.
As a young obstetrician in London in the 1960s, who had just moved into a house built in the 1920s, I began talking to my two neighbors, literally over the garden fence. [...]