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- Atria Books 2006; US$ 17.00
The Associated Press calls them "The Entitlement Generation," and they are storming into schools, colleges, and businesses all over the country. They are today's young people, a new generation with sky-high expectations and a need for constant praise and fulfillment. In this provocative new book, headline-making psychologist and social commentator... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 84.99
A comprehensive, introductory text that emphasizes the major techniques, methods, and data sources of contemporary population studies. Written by a sociologist and a demographer, the book's principal aim is to improve students' skills primarily as consumers and secondarily as producers of demographic information. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95
This book provides insight into the everyday activities co-produced by teachers and young children, demonstrating the fine details of teaching and learning as knowledge is shared through the everyday activities of talk-in-interaction. Adopting an ethnomethodological perspective, together with conversation analysis and membership categorisation analysis,... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...