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  • The Revolt of the Cockroach Peopleby Oscar Zeta Acosta

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 15.95

    The further adventures of "Dr. Gonzo" as he defends the "cucarachas" -- the Chicanos of East Los Angeles. Before his mysterious disappearance and probable death in 1971, Oscar Zeta Acosta was famous as a Robin Hood Chicano lawyer and notorious as the real-life model for Hunter S. Thompson's "Dr. Gonzo" a fat, pugnacious attorney with a gargantuan... more...

  • AS/A-Level Geography Contemporary Case Studies: Population & Migrationby Michael Witherick

    Hodder Education 2011; US$ 41.58

    Features up-to-date case studies on key topics in AS and A2 Geography. Specific questions are posed and examiner guidance is provided on how the material can be used to tackle them. more...

  • Population Dynamics and Projection Methodsby John Stillwell; Martin Clarke

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 179.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • An Essay on the Principle of Populationby Thomas Malthus; Geoffrey Gilbert

    Oxford University Press, UK 1993; US$ 8.99

    As the world's population continues to grow at a rapid rate, Malthus's classic warning against overpopulation gains ever more importance. An Essay on the Principle of Population (1798) examines the tendency of human numbers to outstrip their resources: better economic conditions lead inevitably to lower mortality rates; poor relief encourages... 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...