Adjustment policies, gender dynamics and family size reduction in Nigeria

a case study of Kaduna State

Publisher: Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research (NISER) in Ibadan

Written in English
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  • Kaduna State (Nigeria),
  • Nigeria,
  • Kaduna State.


  • Family size -- Nigeria -- Kaduna State.,
  • Kaduna State (Nigeria) -- Population -- Economic aspects.

Edition Notes

StatementAyodele F. Odusola ... [et al.].
ContributionsOdusola, Ayodele F., Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research.
LC ClassificationsHQ762.N62 K633 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 55 p. ;
Number of Pages55
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6831254M
ISBN 109781812273
LC Control Number00322626

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