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Dr. Mohammad Jalal Abbasi-Shavazi

BA ( University of Isfahan, Iran), MA ( University of Tehran, Iran), PhD (ANU)

Associate Professor,

Department of Demography
Faculty of Social Sciences
University of Tehran,

Al-Ahmad Avenue
Tehran ,

IRAN

P. O. Box: 14395-773

 

Tel : 98-21-88024936

Fax : 98-21-88012524

Email : mabbasi@ut.ac.ir

Website:http://demography.anu.edu.au/People/associates/jalal.php

 

Main interests :

Fertility, Fertility Transition in Iran, Immigration, Population and Education, Demography of Muslim World, Population Policy, Reproductive Health, Refugees

  Selected Publications

2007

Reproductive revolution within the Islamic Revolution: Fertility Transition in Iran, Springer, Forthcoming [with P. McDonald]

 Social Change and the family in post-revolutionary Iran, in  Kathryn Yount and Hoda Rashad, Family Ties and Ideals: Portraits of Continuity and Change in Egypt, Iran, and Tunisia", Forthcoming, [with P. McDonald and M. Hosseini-Chavoshi]

Family Change in Iran: Religion, revolution, and the state, in Jayakody, A. Thornton, and W. Axinn (eds.), International Family Change: Ideational Perspectives, Taylor & Francis Group, LLC, PP: 177-198, [with P. McDonald]

 The place of religion in the Iranian fertility transition, in H. James (ed.), Civil Society, Religion and Global Governance. Routledge, New York, PP: 213-218. [with P.McDonald]

 The path to below replacement fertility in Iran, Asia-Pacific Population Journal, [with M. Hosseini-Chavoshi and P. McDonald]

 Modernization and the cultural practice of consanguineous marriage: Case study in four province of Iran, Journal of Biosocial Science, [with M. Hosseini-Chavoshi and P. McDonald]

 Inter-generational differences of consanguneious marriage in Iran [Persian], Iranian Journal of Sociology, No.4, [with F. Torabi]

 Levels, trends and patterns of consanguneious marriage in Iran[Parsian], Journal of the Population Association of Iran 1(2): 61-88, [With F.Torabi]

 Ethnicity and Fertility:  Analysis of Fertility Behavior of Ethnic Groups in Iran [Parsian], Journal of Social Sciences, 29: 29-63, [With R.Sadeghi]  

Being neighbours to Imam Reza: Pilgrimage practice and return intentions of Hazara Afghans living in Mashhad, Iran, Journal of Iranian Studies, 40(2): 188-201, [with D. Glazebrook]

Razeghi-Nasrabad, H. B. Abbasi-Shavazi, MJ., Inhorn, M., and G. Toloo, Infertility, IVF, and Gamete Donation in the Islamic Republic of Iran, Submitted to the Journal of Middle East Women's Studies, Forthcoming [with H. Razeghi and G. Toloo]

Fertility and Contraceptive Use Dynamics In Iran: Special focus on Low Fertility Regions, Australian Demographic and Social Research Institute, Working Paper No. 1, Australian National University, Canberra, [with M. Hosseini-Chavoshi and P. McDonald]

Second generation Afghans in Iran: Integration, identity and return, Afghanistan and Research Evaluation Research (AREU), Kabul, [D.Glazebrook, G. Jamshidiha, H. Mahmoudian, & R. Sadeghi]

2006

The Iranian Fertility Decline, 1981-1999: an Application of the Synthetic Parity Progression Ratio Method, Population, 61(5-6): 701-718, [with M. Hosseini-Chavoshi and P. McDonald]

The fertility decline in the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1972-2000, Asian Population Studies, 2(3): 217-237, [with P. McDonald]

Attitudes of infertile women towards gamete donation: A case study in Tehran [Persian], Medical Journal of Reproduction and Infertility, 7(2): 139-148, [with H. Razeghi, M. Akhondi, & Z. Behjati]

2005

Trends and Emerging Issues of Health and Mortality in the Islamic Republic of Iran, Emerging Issues of Health and Mortality in the Asian and Pacific Region, United Nation Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, New York. pp 147-160. [with M. Hosseini-Chavoshi, M. Koosheshi, and M. Naghavi]

Return to Afghanistan? A Study of Afghans Living in Tehran, Afghanistan and Research Evaluation Research (AREU), Kabul. [with D. Glazebrook, G. Jamshidiha, H. Mahmoudian, & R. Sadeghi]

National and Provincial-level Fertility Trends in Iran, 1972-2000, Working Paper in Demography No. 94, Australian National University. [with Peter McDonald].

Socio-economic and Demographic Setting of Muslim Populations, In Jones G. and M. Karim (eds.), forthcoming, Islam, the State and Population Policy, C. Hurst & Co. (Publishers), London (Fist author with Gavin Jones), pp. 1-39. Also published as a working paper.

The Rise and Fall of Fertility in Post-revolutionary Iran, In Jones G. and M. Karim (eds.), Islam, the State and Population Policy, C. Hurst & Co. (Publishers), London, 199-217.

Family Changes and Fertility Decline in Iran: Case Study in Yazd Province, [Persian], Journal of Social Sciences, No. 25: 25-75 [Persian with Abbas Askari-Nodoushan]

Ethnicity and family patterns in Iran, Women Studies [Pazhuhis-i zanan], [Persian], Vol. 3 (1): 25-47, [With R.Sadeghi]  

 Women and infertility experience: A case study in Tehran [Persian], Journal of Women Studies, 3(3): 91-114, [with A. Asgari-Khanghah and H. Razeghi]

2004

Book s
Fertility Transition in Iran: Evidence from Four Selected Provinces [Persian], Division of Population Research of the University of Tehran, & Department of Population and Family Health, Ministry of Health and Medical Education. [with M. Hosseini-Chavoshi, P. McDonald, & B. Delavar]

Analysis of Demographic Theses in the Universities in Tehran during 1961-2001: An Annotated Bibliography , Regional Centre for Population Studies and Research in Asia and the Pacific, Tehran, Iran. [with Z. Kaveh Firouz]

Papers
Determinants of Withdrawal Use in Rasht City: A Qualitative Study [Persian], Journal of Fertility and Infertility, 5(4): 323-337. [with Atieh Khademzadeh]

Unintended Pregnancies in Iran: Levels and Correlates, Asia-Pacific Population Journal, 19(1): 27-38 [With M. Hosseini-Chavoshi, A. Aghajanian, B. Delavar, and A. Mehryar]

Unwanted Pregnancy and its Determinants in Iran (Persian), Journal of Fertility and Infertility, 5 (1): 62-76. [with Hosseini-Chavoshi M. and B. Delavar]
Abstract: http://avesina.org/Journals/Journal/17/93.pdf

Population Policy Change and its Impact on Fertility Decline in Iran, (Persian) Proceeding of the 1st Conference of the Population Association of Iran, Tehran, Iran, pp: 371-396. [Second author with Z. Kaveh Firouz].

Analysis of Demographic Theses in Iran: Past Issues and Future Needs (Persian), Journal of Population, 43-44: 1-15. [with Z. Kaveh Firouz]

2003

Changes in Family, Fertility Behaviors and Attitudes in Iran, Working Paper in Demography No. 88, Australian National University. (with McDonald, P. and M. Hossein-Chavoshi).

Womens' Attitudes towards Fertility Behaviours Using Qualitative Methods in Yazd Province, Journal of Social Sciences [Persian], 20: 169-203. (With McDonald, P. Hosseini Chavoshi M. and Kaveh Firouz, Z)

2002

Convergence of Fertility Behaviours in Iran: Provincial Fertility Levels, Trends and Patterns in Iran, Journal of Social Science [Persian] 18: 201-231.

Recent Changes and the Future of Fertility in Iran, In Population Division of the United Nations, Continuing Fertility Transition, UN, New York, 425-439.

Revolution, War and Modernization: Population Policy and Fertility Change in Iran, Journal of Population Research, 19 (1): 25-46. [with Mehryar, A. Jones, G. and P. McDonald].
Eearlier version was presented at the IUSSP Conference in Brazil in 2001

A Comparison of Fertility of European Immigrants in Australia with Those in the Countries of Origin, GENUS, 18 (1): 53-76. [with P. McDonald].

2001

Fertility Revolution in Iran', Population & Société, INED, November 373: 1-4. (French or English version)

Assessment of the Own-children Method of Estimating Fertility in Iran Using 1986 and 1996 Censuses, Social Science Journal (Persian): 16(2): 105-135

Below Replacement Fertility in Iran: Progress and Prospects, paper presented at the workshop on: Low Fertility in Advanced Countries: Trends, Theories and Policies, Tokyo, 21-23 March.

2000

Fertility and Multiculturalism: Immigrant Fertility in Australia: 1977-91, International Migration Review, Volume 34, No. 1: 215-42. (with Peter McDonald).

Effects of Marital Fertility and Nuptiality on Fertility Transition in the Islamic Republic of Iran, Working Papers in Demography, No. 84, Canberra, ANU.

National Trends and Social Inclusion: Fertility Trends and Differentials in the Islamic Republic of Iran, Paper presented at the IUSSP Conference on Family Planning in the 21st Century, Dhaka, 16-21 January.

1999

Advantages and Problems of the Own-children Method of Estimating Fertility Using Census Data [Persian], Population Quarterly, 29-30:1-21.

1998

The Fertility of Immigrant Women in Australia, People and Place, 6(3): 30-38.

1997

An Assessment of the Own-children Method of Estimating Fertility by Birthplace in Australia, Journal of the Australian Population Association: 14(2): 167-185.

1993

Sociology of Population. High School Textbook, Ministry of Education, Iran, (Second author with Ahmad Rajab-Zadeh).