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- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 19.99
America is quickly going grey. There are more Americans alive today over the age of 80 than ever before in our history; by 2030, that number is expected to almost triple. But when we discuss how long people live, we must also consider how well they live. Aging Our Way follows the everyday lives of 30 elders (ages 85-102) living at home and mostly alone... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 99.50
Full of unique and compelling insights into the working lives of migrant women in the UK, this book draws on more than two decades of in-depth research to explore the changing nature of women’s employment in post-war Britain. A first-rate example of theoretically located empirical analysis of labour market change in contemporary Britain Includes... more...
- Electric Book Company 1997; US$ 4.95
Malthus (1766-1834) was a political economist who was concerned about the decline of living conditions in nineteenth century England. He blamed this decline on three elements: the overproduction of children; the inability of resources to keep up with the rising human population; and the irresponsibility of the lower classes. To combat this, Malthus... more...
- Routledge 1995; US$ 63.95
Lincoln Day assesses the demographic situation, the likely policy alternatives, the significance of future changes in fertility and mortality rates and analyses the likely losses and gains attendant upon an ageing, dwindling people. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95
Allan and Anne Findlay argue that a nation's human population is a vital resource in the development process. Changes in its composition - increased life expectancy combined with a falling birth rate, for example - can have profound effects upon a society. Warfare and mass migration of male workers also have long-reaching effects on those left behind.... more...
- RAND Corporation 2003; US$ 9.95
There is a long-standing debate on how population growth affects national economies. The authors, led by Harvard economist David Bloom, examine the history of this debate and synthesize current research on the topic. They conclude that population age structure, more than size or growth per se, affects economic development, and that reducing high fertility... more...
- RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95
This report discusses the relationship between population and environmental change, the forces that mediate this relationship, and how population dynamics specifically affect climate change and land-use change. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95
The twenty-first century is characterized by extremes of poverty and wealth, of scarcity and abundance. The vast inequalties of wealth distribution between the developed west and the impoverished developing world is a complex problem. This book recognises that Africa in particular has manifested this global disgrace and symbolizes the nature of poverty... more...
- Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2006; US$ 84.99
Covers areas that include classical mathematical demography, event history methods, multi-state methods, stochastic population forecasting, sampling and census coverage, and decision theory. This book illustrates methods with empirical applications from Europe and the US. more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 74.99
Old-age survival has considerably improved in the second half of the twentieth century. Why has such a substantial extension of human lifespan occurred? How long can we live? In this book, these fundamental questions are explored by experts from such diverse fields as biology, medicine, epidemiology, demography, sociology, and mathematics. more...