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Dr. Hatam Hosseini

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​Dr. Hatam Hosseini

Faculty of Arts & Science - Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Adjunct Professor
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email: hatamh@nipissingu.ca
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Education:

BA, University of Tehran;
MA, University of Tehran;
PhD, University of Tehran

Areas of Specialization:

Social Demography, Population Analysis, Social Research

Research Interests:

Demography of Ethnic Groups; Human fertility; family planning; Reproductive Health; Marriage and Family Change; Population Policy; Demography of Muslim Majority Countries

Current & Future Research:

I am involved in a joint research project between Nipissing University and Bu-Ali Sina University that investigates socio-cultural determinants of enduring below-replacement fertility in low-fertility contexts such as Iran and Canada and related population policy challenges.

Publications:

Books:

Hosseini, Hatam; Milad Bagi (2017) Methods for Demographic Analysis [Translated into Persian], Bu-Ali Sina University Press (in press).

Hosseini, Hatam; Milad Bagi (2015) Social Science Methods for Research on Sexual and Reproductive Health [Translated into Persian], Martine Collumbien, Joanna Busza, John Cleland, and Oona Campbel, Publications Nour-e- Elm

Hosseini, Hatam; Mohammad Torkashvand (2013) Application of Computer in Demography [in Persian], Hamedan, Bu-Ali Sina University Press.

Hosseini, Hatam (2013) Socioeconomic Demography and Family Planning [in Persian], Second Edition, Fifth Publication, Hamedan, Bu-Ali Sina University Press: Fourth Publication (2012); First Edition, Third Publication (2008); Second Publication (2004); First Publication (2002).

Hosseini, Hatam (2012) Demographic Methods: Exercises in Analytical and Applied Demography [in Persian], Hamedan, Bu-Ali Sina University Press.

Hosseini, Hatam (2012) MortPak 4 (for windows): The United Nations Software Package for Mortality Measurement [Translated in to Persian], Tehran, Jammeeshenasan Press.

Hosseini, Hatam (2009) Spectrum: Policy Modeling System [Translated in to Persian], Tehran, Jammeeshenasan Press.

Hosseini, Hatam (2006) DemProj: A Computer Program for Making Population Projection [Translated in to Persian], Tehran, Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, Regional Center for Population Studies and Research in Asia and the Pacific (PSRC).

Hosseini, Hatam; Gholamreza Kohansali (2006) Demographic Methods, [Translated in to Persian], Tehran, Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, Regional Center for Population Studies and Research in Asia and the Pacific (PSRC).

Hosseini, Hatam; Gholamreza Kohansali (2004) Introduction to Demographic Analysis: Principles and Methods [Translated in to Persian], Hamedan, Bu-Ali Sina University Press.

Hosseini, Hatam (2003) Indirect Methods for Estimation of Demographic Indexes: Step-by-Step Guide to the Estimation of Child Mortality [Translated in to Persian], Tehran, Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, Regional Center for Population Studies and Research in Asia and the Pacific (PSRC).

Hosseini, Hatam; Mehdi Rezaei (2002) Mortpak-Lite: The United Nations Software Package for Mortality Measurement [Translated in to Persian], Hamedan, Bu-Ali Sina University Press.

Hosseini, Hatam (2000) Population, Demography and Family Planning (in Persian), Hamedan, Fanavaran Press.

Abbasi-Shavazi, Mohammad Jalal; Hatam Hosseini (2009) “Ethnicity and Fertility: Explanation of Fertility Behavior of Kurd and Turk Women in Uromiah District” (Book Chapter) in "Population and Development in Iran: Issues and Challenges" (Eds. Rasoul Sadeghi), Tehran, Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, Regional Center for Population Studies and Research in Asia and the Pacific (PSRC). 

Articles in Refereed Journals:

Erfani, Amir, Marzieh Nojomi and Hatam Hosseini. (2017). “Prolonged birth intervals in Hamedan, Iran: variations and determinants,” Journal of Biosocial Science (in press).

Hosseini, Hatam, Amir Erfani and Marzieh Nojomi. (2017). “Factors associated with the incidence of induced abortion in Hamedan, Iran,” Archives of Iranian medicine 20(5):282 - 287.

Norouzi, Fereshteh; Abbas Askari Nodoushan; Hosseini Hatam (2017). “Comparative study of the determinants of contraceptive use in urban and rural areas of Ilam district”, [in Persian], Journal of Women and Family Studies (in press).

Hosseini, Hatam; Abbas Askari Nodoushan; Nahid Moradi (2016) “A Comparative Study of Childbearing Desires of Shiia and Sunni’s Kurdish Women in Rural Areas Kamyaran”, [in Persian], Journal of Women and Family Studies, 4(1): 63-84.

Hosseini, Hatam; Milad Bagi (2016) “A Study on Kurdish Women’s Point of View toward Pattern of Consanguineous Marriage in Mahabad” [in Persian] Quarterly Journal of Women Studies Sociological and Psychological, 14(1): 155-185.

Hosseini, Hatam; Maryam Geravand (2016) “Explaining the Gap in Women's Behavior and Attitudes toward Pattern of Mate Selection in Kouhdasht” [in Persian], Journal of Applied Sociology, 27(1): 113-128. 

Hosseini, Hatam; Soleiman, Pakseresht; Mehdi Rezaei; Maryam Mehreganfar (2016) “Qualitative Analysis of Childbearing Action of Arab Spouses in the city of Ahwaz" [in Persian], Journal of the Population Association of Iran, 9(17): 139-166.

Askari Nodoushan, Abbas; Hatam Hosseini; Hamed Karimi (2015) “Comparative Study of the Determinants of Fertility Ideals among Employed and Unemployed Kurdish Women in Sanandaj” [in Persian], Quarterly Journal of Women Strategic Studies, 17(64): 45-83.

Hosseini, Hatam and Amir Erfani. (2014). “Ethnic differences in the attitudes and practice of consanguineous marriage among Kurds and Turks in Uromiyeh District, Iran,” Journal of Comparative Family Studies, 45(3): 389-403.

Hosseini, Hatam; Fatemeh Torabi, Balal Bagi (2014) "Demand for Long-Acting and Permanent Contraceptive Methods among Kurdish Women in Mahabad, Iran", Journal of Biosocial Science, 46(6): 772-785.

Hosseini, Hatam (2014) “Using Contraceptive Methods and Its Impact on Fertility Differential of Kurd and Turk Women in Orumieh District”, [in Persian], Quarterly Journal of Population Studies, 1(2): 67-88.

Hosseini, Hatam; Balal Bagi (2014) "Socioeconomic, cultural and demographic determinants of childbearing desires among married women attending health centers in Hamedan (2012)", [in Persian], Journal of Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences (Behbood), 18(1): 35-43.

Hosseini, Hatam; Balal Bagi (2014) “Population Changes, Challenges of Family Planning Program, and Implications of Population Policy Making in Iran”, [in Persian], Journal of the Population Association of Iran, 6(12): 102-121.

Hosseini, Hatam; Balal Bagi (2014) “Culture and Childbearing: Study of Fertility Desires of Kurdish Women in City of Mahabad” [in Persian], Journal of Women’s Strategic Studies, 15(58): 121-161.

Hosseini, Hatam; Balal Bagi (2013) “Reasons Behind Contraception Discontinuation and Switching among Married Women Between 15 and 49 in Mahabad city (2012)” [in Persian], Journal of Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences (Behbood), 17(9): 572-581.

Hosseini, Hatam; Balal Bagi (2013) “Discriminant Analysis of Factors Affecting Contraceptive Use among Married Kurdish Women in City of Mahabad” [in Persian], Iranian Journal of Sociology, 14(2): 151-175.

Hosseini, Hatam; Maryam Geravand (2013) “Measurement of Factors Affecting Gap of Women’s Behavior and Attitude toward Appropriate Age at Marriage in city of Koohdasht”, [in Persian], Women in Development and Politics, 11(1): 101-118.

Hosseini, Qorban; Hatam Hosseini (2013) “Comparison of Determinants of Fertility Behavior among Kurdish Women Inhabitant in Rural Area of Ravansar and West Gilan District”, [in Persian], Journal of Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences (Behbood), 17(5), 316-324.

Hosseini, Hatam; Balal Bagi (2013) “Women’s Autonomy and Fertility Actions among Kurdish Women in City of Mahabad”, [in Persian], Women in Development and Politics, 10(4): 57-78.

Hosseini, Hatam; Balal Bagi (2013) “Demand for Contraceptive Methods and it’s Determinants among Kurdish Women in City of Mahabad” [in Persian], Journal of Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences (Behbood), 17(3), 181-190.

Hosseini, Hatam, Amir Erfani, Soleiman Pakseresht, and Balal Bagi (2012) “Unmet needs for reproductive health among Kurdish women in the city of Mahabad, Iran,” [in Persian], Women in Development & Politics, 2(10):65-86.

Hosseini, Hatam (2012) “Ethnic Differences in Women’s Marriage Behavior and their Attitude toward Marriage of Daughters in Uromiah District” [in Persian], Journal of the Population Association of Iran, 5(9): 7-28.

Hosseini, Hatam; Mohammad Jalal Abbasi-Shavazi (2011) “Proximate Determinants of Fertility of Kurd and Turk Women in Uromiah District: An Application of Bongaarts Decomposition Method” [in Persian], Journal of Iranian Social Studies, 4(2): 23-48.

Hosseini, Hatam (2011) “Development Dynamics and Fertility Convergence in Muslim Countries” [in Persian], Iranian Journal of Sociology, 11(3): 3-28.

Hosseini, Hatam (2010) “Women’s Human Capital and Fertility Convergence in Asian Countries” [in Persian], Women’s Research Journal, 8(2): 163-188.

Hosseini, Hatam; Mohammad Jalal Abbasi-Shavazi (2009) “Ideational Change and Its Impact on Fertility Behavior and attitudes of Kurd and Turk Women” [in Persian], Women’s Research Journal, 7(2): 55-84.

Abbasi-Shavazi, Mohammad Jalal; Hatam Hosseini (2009) “Ethnicity and Fertility: Assessment of Competing Hypotheses for the Explanation of Ethnic Fertility Differentials in Uromiah District” [in Persian], Journal of the Population Association of Iran, 2(4): 5-41.

Abbasi-Shavazi, Mohammad Jalal; Hatam Hosseini (2008) “Ethnic Fertility Differentials in Iran: Trends and Correlates” [in Persian], Iranian Journal of Sociology, 8(4): 3-36.

Hosseini, Hatam; Amir Houshang Mehryar (2006) “Ethnicity, Educational Inequality and Fertility” [in Persian], Journal of the Population Association of Iran, 1(1): 141-167.

Refereed Technical Reports: 

Nojomi, Marzieh, Amir Erfani, Hatam Hosseini. (2016). Determinants of unwanted pregnancy, induced abortion, and inequality in birth intervals among married women in the city of Hamedan, Iran. Iran University of Medical Sciences: Tehran, Iran, 85 pages (Commissioned report in Persian). 

Abbasi-Shavazi, Mohammad Jalal; Hatam, Hosseini (2008). Fertility Differences of Kurd and Turk Ethnic Groups in Iran: Case Study of West Azerbaijan Province, Institute for Social Research, University of Tehran (UT).

Hosseini, Hatam (2004). Ethnicity and Fertility: Analysis of the Level and Fertility Behavior of Kurd and Turk Ethnic Groups and its Determinants in the Rural Area of Uromiah District, the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, Research and Study Center for Population in Asia & the Pacific (PSRC).

Courses Taught:

Courses Taught at Bu-Ali Sina University 

A) Undergraduate (Sep. 1999 – Present):

  • Introduction to Demography
  • Methods for Demographic Analysis
  • Demography of Iran
  • Socio-Economic Demography
  • Applied Demography
  • Population and Family Planning (1999-2014)

B) Graduate (Sep. 2009-present):

  • Population and Development Planning
  • Demographic Softwares
  • Methods for Demographic Estimation
  • Population and Society


 

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