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In the mature industrial period, the crude birth rate took longer to decline than the crude death rate because of cultural lag. Explain cultural lag, using examples.
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Responses will vary. Cultural lag occurs when people’s values change more slowly than their technologies do. For example, installing a sewer system or a water purification plant can lower than crude death rate faster than people can change their minds about something as fundamental as how many children to have.


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