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Ron J. Lesthaeghe's Select Publications

Journal Articles

Lesthaeghe, Ron J. 2010. "The Unfolding Story of the Second Demographic Transition." Population and Development Review, 36(2): 211-+. Abstract.

Lesthaeghe, Ron J., and Lisa Neidert. 2009. "US Presidential Elections and the Spatial Pattern of the American Second Demographic Transition." Population and Development Review, 35(2), 391-400. DOI. Abstract.

Lesthaeghe, Ron J., and Lisa Neidert. 2008. "Voting and Families: America's Second Demographic Transition." New Geography, December 11.

Lesthaeghe, Ron J., and Lisa Neidert. 2006. "The Second Demographic Transition in the United States: Exception or Textbook Example?" Population and Development Review, 32(4): 669-698. DOI. Abstract.

Lesthaeghe, Ron J., and J. Surkyn. 2004. "Value Orientations and the Second Demographic Transition (SDT) in Northern, Western and Southern Europe: An Update." Demographic Research, 3: 45-86.

Lesthaeghe, Ron J., and K. Neels. 2002. "From the First to the Second Demographic Transition: An Interpretation of the Spatial Continuity of Demographic Innovation in France, Belgium and Switzerland." European Journal of Population, 18(4): 325-260.

Lesthaeghe, Ron J., and J. Surkyn. 2002. "New Forms of Household Formation in Central and Eastern Europe-Are they Related to Newly Emerging Value Orientations?" Economic Survey of Europe, 1: 197-216.

Lesthaeghe, Ron J., and G. Moors. 2000. "Recent Trends in Fertility and Household Formation in the Industrialized World." Review of Population and Social Policy, 9: 121-170.

Chapters

Lesthaeghe, Ron J., Julan Lopez-Colas, and Lisa Neidert. Forthcoming. "The Social Geography of Unmarried Cohabitation in the USA, 2007-2011." In Cohabitation and Marriage in the Americas: Geo-historical Legacies and New Trends edited by Albert Esteve and Ron L. Lesthaeghe. Springer Publishing Company.

Thornton, Arland, Alexandra Achen, Jennifer S. Barber, Georgina Binstock, Wade M. Garrison, Dirgha Ghimire, Ronald F. Inglehart, Rukmalie Jayakody, Yang Jiang, Julie de Jong, Katherine E. King, Ron J. Lesthaeghe, Sohair Mehanna, Colter Mitchell, Mansoor Moaddel, Mary Beth Ofstedal, Norbert Schwarz, Guangzhou Wang, Yu Xie, Li-Shou Yang, Linda Young-Demarco, and Kathryn Yount. 2010. "Creating Questions and Protocols for an International Study of Ideas About Development and Family Life." In Survey Methods in Multinational, Multiregional and Multicultural Conexts edited by Janet A. Harkness, Michael Braun, Brad Edwards, Timothy P. Johnson, Lars Lyberg, Peter Ph. Mohler, Beth-Ellen Pennell, Tom W. Smith. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.. DOI. Abstract.

Lesthaeghe, Ron J. 2003. "Adolphe Quetelet." In Encyclopedia of Population edited by P. Demeny and G. McNicoll. Pp. 817-820. New York: McMillan Reference Ltd & Thompson-Gal.

Lesthaeghe, Ron J. 2003. "Pierre-Francios Verhulst." In Encyclopedia of Population edited by P. Demeny and G. McNicoll. 959-960. New York: McMillan Reference Ltd..

Lesthaeghe, Ron J. 2002. "Life Course Transitions and Value Adaptations: Selection and Adaptation." In Meaning and Choice: Value Orientations and Life Course Decisions edited by R. Lesthaeghe. Pp. 1-44. The Hague : NIDI & Brussels : CBGS.

Lesthaeghe, Ron J. 2001. "Lambert Adolphe Jacques Quetelet, 1796-1874." In International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences edited by N. Smelser and P. Baltes. Pp. 12673-12676. Oxford: Elsevier Science.

Lesthaeghe, Ron J. 2001. "Family Formation Theory: The Complementarity of Economic and Social Explanations." In International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences edited by N. Smelser and P. Baltes. Amsterdam ; New York : Elsevier.

Lesthaeghe, Ron J. 2000. "Transnational Islamic Communities in a Multilingual Secular Society." In Communities and Generations: Turkish and Moroccan Populations in Belgium edited by R. Lesthaeghe. Ch 1, Pp. 1-57. Brussels & The Hague, and VUB Press.

Lesthaeghe, Ron J., and K. Neels. 2000. "Islamic Communities in Belgium: Religious Orientations and Secularization." In Communities and Generations: Turkish and Moroccan Populations in Belgium edited by R. Lesthaeghe. Ch 4, Pp. 129-164. Brussels & The Hague, and VUB Press.

Lesthaeghe, Ron J., J. Surkyn, and I. Van Craenem. 2000. "Dimensions and Determinants of Integration-Related Attitudes Among Turkish and Moroccanmen in Belgium." In Communities and Generations: Turkish and Moroccan Populations in Belgium edited by R. Lesthaeghe. Ch 6, Pp. 195-242. Brussels & The Hague, and VUB Press.

Conference Proceedings

Lesthaeghe, Ron J., J. Surkyn, and J. Anson. 2001. "Household positions and value orientations: an exploration with Belgian and German EVS-data." EURESCO-conference on "The Second Demographic Transition", Bad Herrenalb.

Lesthaeghe, Ron J., D. Willaert, and P. Deboosere. 2001. "The Brussels Capital Region: demographic and social features." Urban Futures Anthology, Euro-conference of the Swedish EU-Presidency, Stockholm.

PSC Reports

Lesthaeghe, Ron J., and Iñaki Permanyer. 2014. "European Sub-Replacement Fertility: Trapped or Recovering?" PSC Research Report No. 14-822. June 2014. Abstract. PDF.

Lesthaeghe, Ron J. 2014. "The Fertility Transition in Sub-Saharan Africa into the 21st Century." PSC Research Report No. 14-823. July 2014. Abstract. PDF.

Lesthaeghe, Ron J. 2010. "Long-Term Spatial Continuities in Demographic Innovations: Insights from the Belgian Example, 1846-2000." PSC Research Report No. 10-695. January 2010. Abstract. PDF.

Lesthaeghe, Ron J. 2010. "The Unfolding Story of the Second Demographic Transition." PSC Research Report No. 10-696. January 2010. Abstract. PDF.

Lesthaeghe, Ron J., and Lisa Neidert. 2006. "The "Second Demographic Transition" in the U.S.: Spatial Patterns and Correlates." PSC Research Report No. 06-592. March 2006. Abstract. PDF.