Dr. Mohammad Jalal Abbasi-Shavazi
BA ( University of Isfahan, Iran), MA ( University of Tehran, Iran), PhD (ANU)
Department of Demography
Faculty of Social Sciences
University of Tehran,
P. O. Box: 14395-773
Tel : 98-21-88024936
Fax : 98-21-88012524
Email : email@example.com
Main interests :
Fertility, Fertility Transition in Iran, Immigration, Population and Education, Demography of Muslim World, Population Policy, Reproductive Health, Refugees
within the Islamic Revolution: Fertility
Transition in Iran, Springer, Forthcoming
[with P. McDonald]
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.
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]
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
path to below –replacement fertility in
Iran, Asia-Pacific Population Journal,
[with M. Hosseini-Chavoshi and P.
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]
differences of consanguneious marriage in
Iran [Persian], Iranian Journal of
Sociology, No.4, [with F. Torabi]
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,
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]
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]
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
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]
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]
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]
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]
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)
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].
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.
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.
Advantages and Problems of the Own-children Method of Estimating Fertility Using Census Data [Persian], Population Quarterly, 29-30:1-21.
The Fertility of Immigrant Women in Australia, People and Place, 6(3): 30-38.
An Assessment of the Own-children Method of Estimating Fertility by Birthplace in Australia, Journal of the Australian Population Association: 14(2): 167-185.
Sociology of Population. High School Textbook, Ministry of Education, Iran, (Second author with Ahmad Rajab-Zadeh).