Publications

Forthcoming

  • Bras, H. and Sanchez-Dominguez, M. (work in progress) The ties that bind. Marriage and social networks in the twentieth century (1920-present). A Cultural History of Marriage. Volume 6: The Modern Age (1920-2000+). London: Bloomsbury Press (work in progress).
  • Bras, H. and Mandemakers, J. (work in progress) Women’s position, birth order and child nutritional status in Ethiopia (work in progress).
  • Bras, H. and Schumacher, R. (submitted). Changing gender relations and declining fertility: An analysis of spousal age differences and women’s childbearing trajectories in Zeeland, the Netherlands, 1812-1911, Demographic Research
  • Rotering, P. and Bras, H. (submitted). The age difference between spouses and reproduction in 19th century Sweden (submitted), Demographic Research
  • Kunto, Y. and H. Bras (forthcoming/accepted). Women’s empowerment and gender inequalities in adolescent nutritional status: Evidence from the Indonesian Family Life Survey, Journal of Biosocial Science

2017

  • Mönkediek, B. and Bras, H. 2017. Family systems and fertility intentions: exploring the pathways of influence. European Journal of Population. doi:10.1007/s10680-017-9418-4.
  • Mönkediek, B., Rotering, P.P, & H. Bras. 2017. Regional Differences in the Intergenerational Transmission of Family Size in Europe, Population, Space and Place 23: e2003.

2016

  • Kok, J., Bras, H. and Rotering, P. 2016. Courtship and bridal pregnancy in The Netherlands, 1870-1950, Annales de Demographique Historique, 2, 165-191.
  • Bras, H. & J. Kok. 2016. Diverging pathways? Sibling differences in marriage timing in a commercialized rural region of the Netherlands, 1860-1940, pp. 189-206 in: F. Boudjaaba, C. Mouysset, & C. Doucet-Seidden (eds.). Brothers and Sisters from the Middle Ages to the Present. Frères et sœurs du Moyen Âge à nos jours. Bern: Peter Lang.
  • Madjdian, D.S. & Bras, H. 2016. Family, Gender, and Women's Nutritional Status: A Comparison Between Two Himalayan Communities in Nepal, Economic History of Developing Regions, 31:1, 198-223.
  • Mönkediek, B. & Bras, H. 2016. The Interplay of Family Systems, Social Networks and Fertility in Europe; Cohorts Born Between 1920 and 1960, Economic History of Developing Regions 31:1, 136-166.

2015

  • Bras, H. 2015. Inequalities in Food Security and Nutrition. A Life Course Perspective. Wageningen: Wageningen University.
  • Mönkediek, B., Rotering, P.P, & H. Bras. 2015. Regional Differences in the Intergenerational Transmission of Family Size in Europe, Population, Space and Place. Online First.
  • Rotering, P.P. & H. Bras. 2015. With the help of kin? Household composition and reproduction in the Netherlands, 1842 – 1920, Human Nature 26:102-121.

2014

  • Bras, H. 2014. Structural and diffusion effects in the Dutch fertility transition, 1870-1940, Demographic Research 30:151-186.
  • Mönkediek, B. & H. Bras. 2014. Strong and weak family ties revisited: reconsidering European family structures from a network perspective, The History of the Family. An International Quarterly 19(2): 235-259.
  • Boonstra, O., Bras, H., Derks, M. 2014. Historical Research on Cultural Life Scripts. An Exploration of Opportunities and Future Prospects, Historical Social Research 39(1): 7-18.
  • Bras, H. 2014. The Influence of Popular Beliefs about Childbirth on Fertility Patterns in Mid-Twentieth-Century Netherlands, Historical Social Research 39(1):76-103.
  • Suanet, B. & H. Bras. 2014. Sibling Position and Marriage Timing in the Netherlands, 1840-1922: A Comparison across Social Classes, Local Contexts, and Time, Journal of Family History 39(2), 126-139.

2013

  • Matthijs, K, P. Puschmann, H. Bras & A. Janssens (eds). 2013, Gender in/en demografie. Jaarboek demografie. Acco: Leuven.
  • Bras, H. & J. Van Bavel (guest editors) 2013. The intergenerational transmission of reproductive behavior: Comparative perspectives. Special Issue of The History of the Family. An International Quarterly 18(2).
  • Bras, H., J. Van Bavel, & K. Mandemakers. 2013. Unravelling the intergenerational transmission of fertility: Genetic and shared-environment effects during the demographic transition in the Netherlands, 1810-1910. The History of the Family. An International Quarterly 18(2):116-134.

2012

  • Matthijs, K., J. Kok & H. Bras. 2012. Leren van historische levenslopen. Historisch-demografisch onderzoek in Vlaanderen en Nederland. Acco: Leuven.
  • Suanet, B. & H. Bras. 2012. De plek in de kinderrij. Geboortepositie en huwelijkstiming in vijf Nederlandse provincies, 1840-1922', pp. 181-198 in: K. Matthijs, J. Kok & H. Bras. Leren van historische levenslopen. Historisch-demografisch onderzoek in Vlaanderen en Nederland. Acco: Leuven.

2011

  • Bras, H. 2011. Intensification of family relations? Changes in the choice of marriage witnesses in the Netherlands, 1830-1950, Tijdschrift voor Sociale en Economische Geschiedenis 8(4):102-135.
  • Bras, H. 2011. Book review of Jan Kok and Jan Van Bavel (eds.), De levenskracht der bevolking. Sociale en demografische kwesties in de Lage Landen tijdens het interbellum. Leuven: Leuven University Press, BMGN-LCHR 126(2), 150-151.

2010

  • Bras, H., A.C. Liefbroer, & C.A. Elzinga. 2010. Standardization of pathways to adulthood? An analysis of Dutch cohorts born between 1850 and 1900, Demography 47(4): 1013-1034.
  • Matthijs, K., B. Van De Putte, J. Kok, & H. Bras. 2010. Leven in de Lage Landen. Historisch-demografisch onderzoek in Vlaanderen en Nederland. Acco: Leuven.
  • Suanet, B. & H. Bras. 2010. De rol van de huwelijksplaats. Gemeentelijke context en huwelijkstiming in negentiende en begin twintigste-eeuws Nederland, in: K. Matthijs, B. Van De Putte, J. Kok en H. Bras, Leven in de Lage Landen. Historisch-demografisch onderzoek in Vlaanderen en Nederland. Acco: Leuven.
  • Suanet, B. & H. Bras. 2010. The Role of the Wedding Place. Community Context and Marital Timing in Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century Netherlands, The History of the Family. An International Quarterly 15(3):316-332.
  • Bras, H., J. Kok, & K. Mandemakers. 2010. Sibship Size and Status Attainment Across Contexts: Evidence from the Netherlands, 1840-1925, Demographic Research 23-4, 73-104.

2009

  • Mandemakers, K., J. Kok & H. Bras. 2009 (eds.). De Historische Steekproef Nederland (HSN). Van geboortebank tot collaboratory. Themanummer Tijdschrift voor Sociale en Economische Geschiedenis 6(4).
  • Kok, J., K. Mandemakers, and H. Bras. 2009. Van geboortebank tot collaboratory. Een reflectie op twintig jaar dataverzameling en onderzoek met de HSN, Tijdschrift voor Sociale en Economische Geschiedenis 6(4), 3-36.
  • Kok, J. & H. Bras. 2009. Uitzwermen of samenklitten? De ruimtelijke spreiding van broers en zussen over stad en land van Noord-Holland, 1850-1940, Tijdschrift voor Sociale en Economische Geschiedenis 6(4), 115-138.
  • Bras, H., F. van Poppel, & K. Mandemakers. 2009. Relatives as Spouses. Preferences and Opportunities for Kin Marriage in a Western Society, American Journal of Human Biology 21(6), 793-804.
  • Bras, H. 2009. Book review of Betsy Biemond-Boer. 2008. Die Hollanders zijn gek! Identiteit en integratie van bevindelijk gereformeerden in Canada. Amsterdam: Aksant, Migrantenstudies.

2008

  • Bras, H., A.C. Liefbroer & C. H. Elzinga. 2008. Standaardisering van leefvormen? Trajecten naar volwassenheid van Nederlanders, 1850-1940 in: I. Maas, M.H.D. van Leeuwen and K. Mandemakers (eds), Honderdvijftig jaar levenslopen. De Historische Steekproef Nederlandse bevolking. Boekaflevering Mens en Maatschappij. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.
  • Kok, J. & H. Bras. 2008. Clustering and dispersal of siblings in the North-Holland countryside, 1860-1940, Historical Social Research 33(3), 278-300.

2007

  • Bras, H. & Th. van Tilburg. 2007. Kinship and Social Networks: A Regional Analysis of Sibling Relations in Twentieth-Century Netherlands, Journal of Family History 32(3), 296-322.
  • Bras, H. & M. Neven. 2007. The Effects of Siblings on the Migration of Women in Two Rural Areas of Belgium and The Netherlands, 1829-1940, Population Studies, 61(1), 53-71.
  • Bras, H. & M. Neven. 2007. Mariage et décohabitation dans deux sociétés rurales (XIXe-XXe siècles). Frères et sœurs : rivaux ou solidaires?, pp. 181-218, in : M. Oris, G. Brunet, E. Widmer en A. Bideau (eds), Les Fratries. Une démographie sociale de la germanité. Bern: Peter Lang.

2006

  • Bras, H. 2006. Migratie en huwelijkssluiting van Zeeuwse vrouwen, 1850-1940. Broers en zusters: helpers of rivalen?, Zeeland 15(1), 18-32.
  • Bras, H. & J. Kok. 2006. They live in indifference together'. Marriage mobility in Zeeland (The Netherlands), 1796-1922, pp. 247-274, in: Marco H.D. van Leeuwen, Ineke Maas en Andrew Miles, Marriage Choices and Class Boundaries: Social Endogamy in History. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Bras, H. 2006. Book review of Zwemer, J. (ed.) 2005. Zeeland 1950-1965. Vlissingen: Den Boer/De Ruiter, Mens & Maatschappij 81(1).

2005

  • Bras, H. & J. Kok. 2005. 'They live in indifference together'. Marriage mobility in Zeeland (The Netherlands), 1796-1922, International Review of Social History 50, 247-274.

2004

  • Bras, H. 2004. Social change, the institution of service and youth: The case of service in the lives of rural-born Dutch women, 1840-1940, Continuity and Change 19 (2), 241-264.

2003

  • Bras, H. 2003. Maids to the City: Migration Patterns of Female Domestic Servants from the Province of Zeeland, the Netherlands (1850-1950), The History of the Family. An International Quarterly 8(2), 217-246.
  • Bras, H. & J. Kok. 2003. "Naturally, Every Child Was Supposed to Work": Determinants of the Leaving Home Process in The Netherlands, 1850-1940, pp. 403-450, in: F. van Poppel, M. Oris en J. Lee (eds), The Road to Independence. Leaving home in Eastern and Western Societies, 16th-20th centuries. Bern: Peter Lang.

2002

  • Bras, H. 2002. Zeeuwse meiden. Dienen in de levensloop van vrouwen, ca. 1850-1950. IISG: Studies + Essays 34. Amsterdam: Aksant Academic Publishers.

1998

  • Bras, H. 1998. Domestic Service, Migration and the Social Status of Women at Marriage. The Case of a Dutch Sea Province, Zeeland 1820-1935, Historical Social Research, 23, 3-19.
  • Bras, H. 1998. "Wat of een dienstmeid een zwerveling is": geografische en sociale mobiliteit van dienstboden in Zeeland in: K. Mandemakers, O. Hoogerhuis en A. de Klerk, Over Zeeuwse Mensen. Demografische en sociale ontwikkelingen in Zeeland in de negentiende en twintigste eeuw. Themanummer tijdschrift Zeeland 7(3), 91-103.

1996

  • Bras, H. 1996, 'Boven en beneden', Roodkoper. Maandblad voor cultuur, religie en politiek, 1 (2), p. 6. Book review of Diane de Keyzer. 1995. "Madame est servie". Leven in dienst van adel en burgerij 1900-1995.
  • Beunder, S., H. Bras & P. van Dijk. 1996. Basismetaalindustrie. Projectbureau Industrieel Erfgoed Rapportenreeks 33.

1994

  • Bras, H. 1994. "Vriendschapsplanten moeten met malkanderen opgroeien…": Negentiende-eeuwse Groningse pioniers en hun etniciteit in Noord-Amerika', pp. 167-178 in: Hans Bak (ed.), The Pursuit of Happiness en de Paradox van de vrijheid. Nijmegen.

1993

  • Bras, H. 1993. Levensgeschiedenissen in den vreemde: Beukma, Borgman en Van Peyma, pp. 78-80 in: Annemieke Galema, Wolfgang Grams en Antonius Holtmann (eds.), Van de Ene en de Andere kant: Noordnederlandse en Noordwestduitse migratie naar de Verenigde Staten in de negentiende eeuw. Groningen: UB Groningen.

 social twitter box white 24  social linkedin box white 24  social facebook box white 24  | Text: Hilde Bras |  Design: logo-Caro-Grafico-small Caro Grafico