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Demography

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  • Population and Societyby Clare Holdsworth; Nissa Finney; Alan Marshall; Paul Norman

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 41.00

    An up-to-date, student focused introduction that will be adopted on sociology, human geography and population studies modules across the social sciences. more...

  • Under the Banyan Treeby Sheldon J. Segal

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 21.99

    This analysis of human affairs affected by population growth lays out the problems and suggests the solutions. In topics ranging from global food supply, to environmental problems, to urbanization, he gives us his take on the importance of moving a society from high fertility to low fertility. more...

  • Disciplining the Transnational Mobility of Peopleby Martin Geiger; Antoine Pécoud

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 110.00

    This volume scrutinizes new developments in contemporary mobility and migration politics and shows that they are based on a mix of traditional coercive interventions and less repressive and indirect practices. more...

  • Data Mining for the Social Sciencesby Paul Attewell; David Monaghan

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 39.95

    We live in a world of big data: the amount of information collected on human behavior each day is staggering, and exponentially greater than at any time in the past. Additionally, powerful algorithms are capable of churning through seas of data to uncover patterns. Providing a simple and accessible introduction to data mining, Paul Attewell and... more...

  • World Population Shiftsby Kevin F. McCarthy

    RAND Corporation 2000; US$ 9.95

    This presentation examines population shifts in different parts of the world, their effects on the flow of people across borders, and potential responses by the developed world to growing immigration pressures. more...

  • Handbook of Populationby Dudley L. Poston; Michael Micklin

    Springer 2006; US$ 109.00

    Provides an overview of the issues, theories, processes, and applications of the social science of population studies. This work contains chapters on population size and growth, age and sex composition, marriage and family structure, and demographic analyses of gender, aging, race and ethnicity, and the labor force. more...

  • Multilevel Synthesisby Daniel Courgeau

    Springer 2007; US$ 209.00

    Presents a historical panorama of the evolution of demographic thought from its eighteenth-century origins onwards, and uses it to demonstrate how the multilevel approach can resolve some of the contradictions that have become apparent and achieve a synthesis of the different approaches employed. 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...