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- PublicAffairs 2014; US$ 26.99
The America of the near future will look nothing like the America of the recent past. America is in the throes of a demographic overhaul. Huge generation gaps have opened up in our political and social values, our economic well-being, our family structure, our racial and ethnic identity, our gender norms, our religious affiliation, and our technology... more...
- Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 95.00
Most of the Muslim societies of the world have entered a demographic transition from high to low fertility, and this process is accompanied by an increase in youth vis-à-vis other age groups. Political scientists and historians have debated whether such a ?youth bulge? increases the potential for conflict or whether it represents a chance to accumulate... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 139.95
Fully updated and containing chapters on the new EU member states and the attempt to form a common EU migration policy, this new edition of European Immigration: A Sourcebook provides a comprehensive overview of the trends and developments in migration in all EU countries. With chapters following a common structure to facilitate direct international... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00
This book proposes a historical-conceptual journey into the cluttered social formations that have remained outside of mainstream sociology. In particular, it reviews urban crowds, mediated publics, global masses, population, the sovereign people and the multitude and addresses the question: 'What is the building block of the social?'. more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 49.99
Concern about the size of the world?s population did not begin with the Baby Boomers. Overpopulation as a conceptual problem originated after World War I and was understood as an issue with far-reaching ecological, agricultural, economic, and geopolitical consequences. This study traces the idea of a world population problem as it developed from the... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 85.00
Using a comparative, cross-national perspective, Global Aging: Comparative Perspectives on Aging and the Life Course explores the major topics in social gerontology worldwide and the demands that the aging population places on a society. This comprehensive and timely guide includes contributions from international gerontology scholars and illustrates... more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 42.55
Historische Demographie im Spannungsfeld zwischen Politik und Wissenschaft. Speziell in der Zeit zwischen den beiden Weltkriegen avancierte Bevölkerung zu einem viel diskutierten Schlüsselthema. Obwohl die Bevölkerungsforschung aufgrund ihres Einflusses auf die Politik des Dritten Reiches in Misskredit stand, verloren ihre völkischen Denktraditionen... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95
Edited by leading experts in the field, this book illustrates recent advances, methodologies and uses of socioeconomic microsimulation in social sciences around the world. It does so by analysing new grounds covered in microsimulation and exploring new applications in traditional fields. As such, the chapters -grouped into five sections: new methods... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 149.99
Many important contemporary debates cross economics and religion, in turn raising questions about the relationship between the two fields. This book, edited by a leader in the new interdisciplinary field of economics and religion and with contributions by experts on different aspects of the relationship between economics and Christianity, maps the... more...