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Demography

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  • Demography in Archaeologyby Andrew T. Chamberlain

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 37.00

    This book explains how a diverse range of archaeological evidence can provide insights into past human populations. more...

  • Population and Societyby Dudley L. Jr. Poston; Leon F. Bouvier

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 68.00

    Population and Society is ideal for undergraduate, as well as graduate, students taking their first course in demography. more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of the History of Eugenicsby Alison Bashford; Philippa Levine

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 52.99

    Eugenic thought and practice swept the world from the late nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century in a remarkable transnational phenomenon. Eugenics informed social and scientific policy across the political spectrum, from liberal welfare measures in emerging social-democratic states to feminist ambitions for birth control, from public health campaigns... more...

  • Population Dynamics and Projection Methodsby John Stillwell; Martin Clarke

    Springer 2011; US$ 179.00

    Although the world population growth rate is declining, populations of different countries are growing. Whilst the population dynamics of individual countries are partly determined by levels of fertility and mortality -- the demographic components that constitute natural change -- the impact of international migration is an increasingly important driver... more...

  • Searching for Whitopiaby Rich Benjamin

    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...

  • Transition and Challengeby Zhongwei Zhao; Fei Guo

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 124.99

    With the largest population in the world, China has experienced significant demographic, social, and economic changes in recent decades. Extraordinary demographic changes took place in China in the second half of the twentieth century having wide-ranging consequences. This book, written by a group of leading experts, examines these profound changes... more...

  • Population, Family and Society in Pre-Modern Japanby Akira Hayami

    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...

  • 7 Billionby National Geographic

    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...

  • Demographischer Wandel - Arbeit und Gesundheitby Bertelsmann Stiftung

    Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2011; US$ 1.90

    Hauptbeschreibung Der demographische Wandel wird viele Lebensbereiche unserer Gesellschaft in den nächsten Jahrzehnten grundsätzlich verändern. Auswirkungen auf die sozialen Sicherungssysteme sind ebenso absehbar wie auf politische Entscheidungen und den gesellschaftlichen Zusammenhalt. Betroffen davon sind alle Bevölkerungsgruppen, ob alt oder jung.... more...

  • Gründungsaktivitäten in der zweiten Lebenshälfteby Annette Franke

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 49.99

    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...