Izvestiya of Saratov University.
ISSN 1818-9601 (Print)
ISSN 2541-8998 (Online)

reproductive behavior

Родительские предпочтения в сельских семьях с разным количеством детей

The article shows the differences in parental preferences among women with different number of children. The materials of the pilot study carried out by the Institute of Agrarian Problems of the Russian Academy of Sciences consider parental preferences for the main spheres of life of children (goods and services for children, opportunities for children and the nature of the relationship of children with the closest environment). There is analyze the dependence of differentiation of parental preferences from women’s models of reproductive behavior.

Особенности репродуктивных установок сельских женщин

The article, on the basis of on sociological questionnaire survey, studies the value structure of contemporary rural women. Health, family and children occupy the main place, while religion and entertainment are of the least importance. Personal behavior in the countryside depends on social surroundings to a great extent. Customs, habits, traditions, as older generations` perception elements, influence childbirth attitudes greatly. Children form the basis and important component of healthy and full-fledged family.