The Japanese Context and Existing Empirical Evidence

  • James M. RaymoEmail author
  • Miho Iwasawa
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Population Studies book series (BRIEFSPOPULAT)


To evaluate claims that empirical patterns based largely on data from a single country are broadly generalizable, two types of comparative research are useful. One involves gathering data from a large number of countries and comparing patterns across those countries.


Single Mother Educational Difference Family Behavior Family Change Educational Gradient 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SociologyUniversity of Wisconsin-MadisonMadisonUSA
  2. 2.National Institute of Population and Social Security ResearchChiyoda-KuJapan

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