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The Institutional Context of Population ChangePatterns of Fertility and Mortality across High-Income Nations$
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Fred C. Pampel

Print publication date: 2001

Print ISBN-13: 9780226645254

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: February 2013

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226645278.001.0001

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Sex Differences in Suicide and Homicide Mortality

Sex Differences in Suicide and Homicide Mortality

(p.185) Chapter 9 Sex Differences in Suicide and Homicide Mortality
The Institutional Context of Population Change

Fred C. Pampel

University of Chicago Press

This chapter examines gender equality and relative levels of violent mortality. It focuses on how differences in female labor force participation affect sex differences in suicide and homicide mortality across ages, nations, and time periods. It also considers the consequences of family changes involving marriage, divorce, and childbearing that relate closely to women's work. It gives the theoretical arguments concerning gender equality and sex differentials in suicide and homicide mortality.

Keywords:   gender equality, violent mortality, female labor force participation, sex differences, age, nation, time periods, family changes, cohort size

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