Journal Articles - Publications


Jennings, Elyse A., and Rachael Pierotti. 2016. "The influence of wives' and husbands' fertility preferences on progression to a third birth in Nepal, 1997-2009." Population Studies 70(1):115-133. DOI.

Allendorf, Keera . 2016. "Conflict and compatibility? Developmental idealism and gendered differences in marital choice." Journal of Marriage and Family.

Axinn, William G., Scott, K. M. and Chardoul, S. A. 2016. "Demography of Mental Health. 18-25. In Friedman,Howard S. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Mental Health (Second Edition)." Academic Press:Oxford.

Hawes, Armani, William G. Axinn, and Dirgha J. Ghimire. 2016. “Ethnicity and Mental Health.” Annals of Psychiatry and Mental Health 4(4):1072.

Ghimire, Dirgha J. 2016. "Social Context of First Birth Timing in a Rapidly Changing Rural Setting." Social Science Research 61:314-329. DOI. PMC5125526.

McKendry-Smith, Emily. 2016. “‘Baba Has Come to Civilize Us’: Developmental Idealism and Framing the Strict Demands of the Brahma Kumaris.” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55(4): 698-716. DOI


Axinn, William G. 2015. "Demographic Change: The Case of Chitwan Valley in Nepal." International Journal of Sociology 45(1):1-3. DOI.

Compernolle, Ellen (Nell). 2015. "Changing Attitudes Toward Care of Aging Parents: The Influence of Education, International Travel, and Gender." International Journal of Sociology 45(1):64-83. DOI. PMC4389642.

Ghimire, Dirgha J. 2015. "Wives' and Husbands' Nonfamily Experiences and First-Birth Timing." International Journal of Sociology 45(1):4-23. DOI. PMC4587386.

Ghimire, Dirgha J., William G. Axinn, and Emily Smith-Greenaway. 2015. "Impact of the Spread of Mass Education on Married Women's Experience with Domestic Violence." Social Science Research 54:319-331. DOI. PMC4607934.

West, Brady T., William G. Axinn, and Dirgha J. Ghimire. 2015. “Evaluating a Modular Design Approach to Collecting Survey Data Using Text Messages.” Survey Research Methods 9(2):111-123. PMCID: PMC4551499.

Pearce, Lisa D., Brauner-Otto, Sarah R., Ji, Yingchun . 2015. "Explaining religious differentials in family-size preference: Evidence from Nepal in 1996. " Population Studies. 69, (1), 23-37.

Axinn, William G., Nathalie E. Williams, Dirgha J. Ghimire, and Kate M. Scott. 2015. “Associations between the Social Organization of Communities and Psychiatric Disorders in Rural Asia.” Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology 50(10):1537-1545. PMCID: PMC4594883.

Bhandari, Prem, Chaudhary, Indra . 2015. "A Calendar Method of Collecting Remittance Use Data in a Remittance-Dependent Setting in Nepal." Population Studies Center Research Report 15-846. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan, Institute for Social Research.

Allendorf, Keera, Arland Thornton . 2015. "Caste and choice: The influence of developmental idealism on marriage behavior." American Journal of Sociology. 121, (1), 243-287.