Papers on Tibetan Marriage/Polyandry, Demography, Fertility, Aging, and Family Planning
Ben Jiao (Benjue)
- Polyandrous Marital Status in Rural Tibet
[Beijing: China Tibetology Publishing House, 2014]
Ben Jue (Ben Jiao). (Translated from the English [dissertation] by Wang Xuhui)
- Taiyang xia de rizi: Xizang nongqu dianxing hunyin de renleixue yanjiu. Zhongguo zangxue chubanshe. (Life under the Sun: Anthropological Research on the typical marital type of a Tibetan agricultural district.)
[China-Tibet Studies Publishing House, 2012]
Bhatia, Shushum; Dranyi, Tsegyal; and Rowley, Derrick
- A Social and Demographic Study of Tibetan Refugees in India.
[Social Science & Medicine. Volume 54, 2002: pp411-422]
- Tibetan Fertility Transitions: Comparisons With Europe, China, and India.
[JIATS, no 4 (December 2008), THL #T5556, 21 pp]
- A Preliminary Bibliography of Tibetan Demography [Manuscript]
- Demographic Analysis of Small Populations Using the Own-Children Method.
[Field Methods, Vol. 16, No. 4, November 2004 379–395]
- Methods, Meanings, and Representations in the Study of Past Tibetan Societies.
[Journal of the International Association of Tibetan Studies, no. 1 (October 2005): 1-11]
- Demographic Dimensions of an Intervillage Land Dispute in Nubri, Nepal. [American Anthropologist. 103(4):1096-1113. 2001.]
- Namas and Nyelus: Marriage, Fertility, and Illegitimacy in Tibetan Societies. [Tibetan Borderlands. PIATS 2003.]
Childs, Geoff and Barkin, Gareth
- Using Images to Promote Pronatalism and Sexual Endogamy Among Tibetan Exiles in South Asia.
[Visual Anthropology Review, Vol. 22, Issue 2, pp. 34-52. 2006.]
Childs, Geoff; Goldstein, Melvyn C.; Wangdui, Puchung
- Balancing People, Policies, and Resources in Rural Tibet.
[In Eduardo S. Brondizio and Emilio F. Moran, eds, Human-Environment Interactions: Current and Future Directions. Springer Publishers 2012]
Childs, Geoff; Goldstein, Melvyn C.; Wangdui, Puchung; and Choedup, Namgyal
- What Constitutes “Successful Aging” in a Tibetan Context?
[In Aging Across Cultures: Growing Old in Non-Western Cultures, ed. Helaine Selin. New York: Springer Publishing Company 2021]
Childs, Geoff; Goldstein, Melvyn; Jiao, Ben; and Beall, Cynthia
- Tibetan Fertility Transitions in China and South Asia.
[Population and Development Review 31(2): 337–349 (June 2005)]
- "Not Found in Tibetan Society": Culture, Childbirth, and a Politics of Life on the Roof of the World"
[Himalaya. XXX(1-2). 101-115, 2010.]
Craig, SR; Childs, G; Beall, CM
- "Closing the Womb Door: Contraception Use and Fertility Transition Among Culturally Tibetan Women in Highland Nepal"
[Matern Child Health J. 2016 May 11. [Epub ahead of print]
- Population Invasion versus Urban Exclusion in the Tibetan Areas of Western China.
[Population and Development Review, 34, no. 4, December 2008: 631-662]
- Changing Population Characteristics in Tibet, 1959 to 1965.
[Population Studies, 19(3): 317-320. March 1966]
Goldstein, Melvyn C.
- When Brothers Share A Wife.
[Updated 2011 with author's note. Anthropology. 12/13. pp 74-78.]
[Natural History. 96(3):109-112, 1987.]
- Ethnogenesis and resource competition among Tibetan refugees in South India.
[In Leo A. Desparas (ed.) Ethnicity and Resource Competition in Plural Societies, The Hague: Mouton, 159-86]
- Crtique of N. Levine's View of Polyandry in "The Dynamics of Polyandry".
- Adjudication and Partition in the Tibetan Stem Family.
[D. Buxbaum (ed.), Chinese Family Law and Social Change in Historical and Contemporary Perspective. Seattle, WA. University of Wahington Press. 205-214, 1978.]
- New Perspectives on Tibetan Fertility and Population Decline.
[American Ethnologist. 8 (4): 721-729, 1981]
- Fraternal Polyandry and Fertility in a High Himalayan Valley in Northwest Nepal.
[Human Ecology. 4(3): 223-233, 1976]
see also: Cynthia M. Beall & Melvyn C. Goldstein
- Tibetan Fraternal Polyandry: A Test of Sociobiological Theory.
[American Anthropologist. 83(1): 898-901, 1981]
- The Transformation of the Social Matrix of Tibetan Populations in the High Himalaya.
[Environmental and Human Population Problems at High Altitude. Pp 101-105. Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris. 1981.]
- Preliminary Notes on Marriage and Kinship Among the Sherpa of Helambu and Solo-Khumba andLhasa Tibetans.
[Contributions to Nepalese Studies. Vol. 2, No. 1: 57-70, 1975.]
Goldstein, Melvyn C.; Jiao, Ben (Benjor); Beall, Cynthia M.; and Tsering, Phuntsog
- Fertility and Family Planning in Rural Tibet.
[The China Journal. 47: 19-40, 2002]
see also: Development and Change in Rural Tibet, Problems and Adaptations [43. 758-779.] 
Goldstein, Melvyn C. and Beall, Cynthia M.
- Growing Old in Tibet- Tradition, Family and Change.
[In "Aging Asian Concepts and Experiences Past and Present", edited by Suzanne Formanek and Sepp Linhart, pp. 155-176. Vienna: Austrian Academy of Science Press.1997]
- China's Birth Control Policy in the Tibet Autonomous Region: Myths and Realities.
[Asian Survey Vol. XXXI. 3: 285-303, March 1991]
Goldstein, Melvyn C.; Childs, Geoff; Wangdui, Puchung
- 'Going for Income' in Village Tibet: A Longitudinal Analysis of Change and Adaptation, 1997-98 to 2006-07.
[Asian Survey. Vol. 48, No. 3, pp. 513-34. 2008.]
Goldstein, Melvyn C.; Childs, Geoff; Wangdui, Puchung; Beall, Cynthia M.
- Modernization and the status of the rural elderly: continuity under conditions of rapid change in China's Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR).
[Journal of the Tibet Academy of Social Sciences, 2013]
- Tibetan Population in China: Myths and Facts Re-examined.
[Asian Ethnicity Vol. 1 N.1: 11-36, March 2000]
Levine, Nancy E. & Joan Silk
- Why Polyandry Fails: Sources of Instability in Polyandrous Marriages.
[Current Anthropology, Vol. 38, No. 3. (Jun., 1997), pp. 375-398.]
Levine, Nancy E.
- Differential Child Care in Three Tibetan Communities: Beyond Son Preference.
[Population and Development Review Vol. 13 N.2: 281-305, 1987]
- The Demise of Marriage in Purang, Tibet: 1959-1990.
[Tibetan Studies Vol. 1, Proceedings of 6th Seminar of the International Association for Tibetan Studies. 1992]
- Temporary Migrants in Lhasa in 2005.
[Co-written with Dr. Tanzen Lhundup. Presented at the 11th Seminar of the International Association of Tibetan Study, Bonn University, Germany (August 27-September 2)]
- Han and Tibetan Residential Patterns in Lhasa.
[The China Quarterly No. 128 (December 1991), pp. 814-835.]
- Population Structure and Changes in the Tibet Autonomous Region.
[Presented at the International Conference on “Tibet Autonomy” at Harvard University (Nov. 28-29, 2007)]
Ma, Rong and Pan, Naigu
- The Tibetan Population and Their Geographical Distribution in China.
[Tibetan Studies: Proceedings of the 6th Seminar of the International Association for Tibetan Studies.Vol.1: 507-516, 1994]
- Matrilineal Marriage in Tibetan Areas in Western Sichuan Province.
[Asian Highlands Perspectives, 6 (2010), 251-280]
Rilye, Nancy E.
- China's Population: New Trends and Challenges.
[Population Reference Bureau, Vol 59, No 2. 2004]
Ross, J. L.
- Culture and Fertility in the Nepal Himalayas: A Test of a Hypothesis.
[Human Ecology. 12(2): 163-181, 1984.]
- Introduction (with Houben, Vincent), and Planning the Modern Tibetan Family in China.
[Excerpts from "Figurations of Modernity: Global and Local Representations in Comparative Perspective", published Dec 2008 by Campus Verlag]
- Planning the Modern Tibetan Family.
[V. Houben and M Schrempf (eds.), Figurations of Modernity - Global and Local Representations in Comparative Perspective, pp. 121-151, 2008]
- The Marriage Customs of Ru-Thog (Mnga'-Ris).
[Tibetan Studies: Proceedings of the 6th Seminar of the International Association for Tibetan Studies, Vol 2. 1992]
- Health Perception and Health Behavior of Elder Tibetans Living in India and Switzerland.
[Journal of Cross Cultural Gerontology, 26: 331-348. 2011]
- Changing expectations of care among older Tibetans living in India and Switzerland.
[Aging & Society, 30: 879-896. 2010 ]
Tenzin Wangmo; Teaster, Pamela B.
- The Bridge From Then to Now: Tibetan Elders Living in Diaspora.
[Journal of Applied Gerontology, 29(4): 434-454. 2010]