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- OUP Oxford 2001; US$ 59.99
The effect of demography on economic performance has been the subject of intense debate in economics for nearly two centuries. In recent years opinion has swung between the Malthusian views of Coale and Hoover, and the cornucopian views of Julian Simon. Unfortunately, until recently, data were too weak and analytical models too limited to provide clear... more...
- OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 98.99
As the leading edge of the 'Baby Boom' generation attains age 60, members of this unusually large cohort born 1946-66 are poised to redefine retirement - just as they have restructured educational, housing, and labor markets in prior days. Looking ahead, their numbers and energy are sure to have a major impact on national pensions, healthcare,... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2011; US$ 8.99
The population bomb/a white one for twenty-one days, a pink one for seven/pretty baby/it's a mad mad mad mad world/meet your new family/the warehouse generation/quality time/give a hoot dont pollute/birth of a disease/I was bad because you forgot to give me my pill/teach your chidlren wrong/the feel-good school/what a difference twenty years makes/fallout... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2007; US$ 49.90
The second edition of this book presents the most comprehensive and up-to-date analysis of population trends and patterns in Singapore since its foundation in 1819 to the present day. Separate chapters are devoted to population growth and distribution, changing population structure, mortality trends and differentials, marriage trends and patterns,... more...
- BRILL 2011; US$ 177.00
This book provides a comprehensive overview of the impact of low birth-rates and population decline on Japan and Germany. Experts from both countries examine a broad range of issues, from demographic change, social ageing, family policies, family formation, work-life balance, domestic and international migration to business perspectives and labour... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 109.95
This book examines the patterns and causes of uneven population ageing. It identifies those countries and localities most likely to experience population ageing and the reasons for this. Attention is also given to the role that youth migration, labour force migration, retirement migration and ageing in place have in influencing the spatial concentrations... more...
- Hodder Education 2011; US$ 22.38
Features up-to-date case studies on key topics in AS and A2 Geography. Specific questions are posed and examiner guidance is provided on how the material can be used to tackle them. more...
- Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 23.19
Hauptbeschreibung While many developed countries are confronted with the phenomenon of an aging labor force, various approaches towards this topic can be found. There are debates on the effect an aging workforce will have on the future labor supply and how this might influence general wealth and prosperity. Possible measures for adjustment and reform... more...
- Atria Books 2010; Not Available
President-elect Barack Obama reflected on the life of Ann Nixon Cooper on Tuesday, November 4, 2008, singling her out of millions of voters, he said, because she was ?born just a generation past slavery; a time when there were no cars on the road or planes in the sky, when someone like her couldn?t vote for two reasons?because she was a woman and because... more...