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- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 72.00
By studying the three hundred census returns that survive on papyri from Roman Egypt, the authors reconstruct the patterns of mortality, marriage, fertility and migration that are likely to have prevailed in Roman Egypt. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 38.00
With video game sales in the billions and anxious concerns about their long-term effects growing louder, Glued to Games: How Video Games Draw Us In and Hold Us Spellbound brings something new to the discussion. It is the first truly balanced research-based analysis on the games and gamers, addressing both the positive and negative aspects of habitual... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 141.02
A strong understanding of demographic structure and population dynamics is essential to effective planning and decision making for the future. This volume presents contributions from a number of experts in population geography and demography, presented to honour Professor Rees?s retirement. more...
- Hyperion 2009; US$ 18.99
Between 2007 and 2009, Rich Benjamin, a journalist-adventurer, packed his bags and embarked on a 26,909-mile journey throughout the heart of white America, to some of the fastest-growing and whitest locales in our nation. By 2042, whites will no longer be the American majority. As immigrant populations--largely people of color--increase in cities... more...
- OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 124.99
With the largest population in the world, China has experienced significant demographic, social, and economic changes in recent decades. This book examines these profound changes and not only provides a comprehensive and authoritative analysis of China's demographic reality, but also looks at how China's population has altered the global landscape. more...
- BRILL 2010; US$ 121.00
This collection of Akira Hayami?s writings in English brings together for the first time an invaluable resource of comparative primary data on the demographic history of Japan. It contains twenty key essays in five parts: Tokugawa Japan, Demography through Telescope, Demography through Microscope, Family and Household, Afterwards. more...
- National Geographic Society 2011; US$ 3.99
Sometime in late October 2011, the 7 billionth citizen of planet Earth will be born. To mark the event, National Geographic magazine commissioned seven articles that explore the fascinating issues?including demographics, food security, climate change, fertility trends, managing biodiversity?surrounding this topic, which are collected for the first... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 36.46
Die Potenziale des Alters in der Arbeitswelt sind in der fachöffentlichen Diskussion in Deutschland eng mit der abhängigen Beschäftigung Älterer verknüpft. Das Thema Selbstständigkeit wird bisher vor allem im Hinblick auf Abweichungen vom Normalarbeitsverhältnis eruiert, während Gründungsaktivitäten von Menschen in der zweiten Lebenshälfte in den gerontologischen,... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2013; US$ 6.79
In the last century, the United States has grown from 75 million people to 250 million. Have we gone too far? How can an optimum population be identified and achieved, and how can we confront the problems now facing our overcrowded country? The Negative Population Growth group put these questions to specialists on the environment, food and energy... more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 39.99
Social movement theory identifies factors that can predict the success or failure of social movements; however, they have left out the influence of corporate elites. American Fascism and the New Deal makes a strong case for factoring in the strength of relevant corporate elite power in the prediction of social movements. more...