Reproductive behavior of repatriates from Mongolia and ethnic Kazakhs in Mongolia
dissertation thesis (DEFENDED)
- Kvalifikační práce 
Opara, Oksana B.
Faculty / Institute
Faculty of Science
Department of Demography and Geodemography
Date of defense
26. 9. 2011
PublisherUniverzita Karlova, Přírodovědecká fakulta
Repatriant, Oralman, Kazachstán, Mongolsko, reprodukční chování
Repatriates, Oralman, kazachstán, Mongolsko, reprodukční chování
Reproductive behaviour of repatriates from Mongolia and ethnic Kazakhs in Mongolia Abstract Differences and commonalities of reproductive behaviour of repatriates from Mongolia and ethnic Kazakhs currently living in Mongolia are the main focus of the submitted doctoral thesis. The data used in this research were obtained from the own sample survey carried out in the framework of the field research conducted during the summer of 2009. The field research has been supported by Charles University in Prague and the JSC "Center for International programs", an administrator of the Bolashak International Scholarship of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Special attention in the work is paid to behaviour differentials by sex, age, attained educational level, place of residence and actual number of children. The leading intention was to show how migration, through disruption of original social networks and changes in the social environment during the first stage of socialization of the second generation of repatriates, influenced reproductive behaviour of women in particular birth cohorts. Besides, the presented doctoral research tries to answer the questions whether repatriates influence demographic situation in Kazakhstan in required direction by having (traditionally) numerous families or whether they...