Konietzka, Dirk

Childlessness in Europe: Contexts, Causes, and Consequences

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Table of contents

Part I. Childlessness in Europe: An Overview

1. Analyzing Childlessness
Michaela Kreyenfeld, Dirk Konietzka

2. Childlessness in Europe: Reconstructing Long-Term Trends Among Women Born in 1900–1972
Tomáš Sobotka

Part II. Country Studies

3. Childlessness in the UK
Ann Berrington

4. Childlessness in France
Katja Köppen, Magali Mazuy, Laurent Toulemon

5. Childlessness in East and West Germany: Long-Term Trends and Social Disparities
Michaela Kreyenfeld, Dirk Konietzka

6. Childlessness in Switzerland and Austria
Marion Burkimsher, Kryštof Zeman

7. Childlessness in Finland
Anna Rotkirch, Anneli Miettinen

8. Childlessness in the United States
Tomas Frejka

Part III. Women’s Education and Childlessness

9. Education and Childlessness: The Influence of Educational Field and Educational Level on Childlessness among Swedish and Austrian Women
Gerda Neyer, Jan M. Hoem, Gunnar Andersson

10. Childlessness and Fertility Dynamics of Female Higher Education Graduates in Germany
Hildegard Schaeper, Michael Grotheer, Gesche Brandt

Part IV. Fertility Ideals, Biographical Decisions and Assisted Reproduction

11. Fertility Ideals of Women and Men Across the Life Course
Anne-Kristin Kuhnt, Michaela Kreyenfeld, Heike Trappe

12. Childless at Age 30: A Qualitative Study of the Life Course Plans of Working Women in East and West Germany
Laura Bernardi, Sylvia Keim

13. Assisted Reproductive Technologies in Germany: A Review of the Current Situation
Heike Trappe

14. Assisted Reproductive Technology in Europe: Usage and Regulation in the Context of Cross-Border Reproductive Care
Patrick Präg, Melinda C. Mills

Part V. Consequences of Childlessness

15. What’s a (Childless) Man Without a Woman? The Differential Importance of Couple Dynamics for the Wellbeing of Childless Men and Women in the Netherlands
Renske Keizer, Katya Ivanova

16. Fertility and Women’s Old-Age Income in Germany
Tatjana Mika, Christin Czaplicki

17. Childlessness and Intergenerational Transfers in Later Life
Marco Albertini, Martin Kohli

Keywords: Social Sciences, Demography, Population Economics, Sociology, general

Publication year
Demographic Research Monographs
Page amount
11 pages
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