Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures

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For several decades, the production of demographic knowledge about countries in the developing world has relied heavily on surveys such as the Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS), or the UNICEF sponsored Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey. Cross-country comparisons and within country reports continue to draw on these standardized household surveys for information on…

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Amin, Sajeda, “Demography”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 01 October 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_00006>
First published online: 2014

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