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Demography

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  • The Cultural Logic of Politics in Mainland China and Taiwanby Tianjian Shi

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 76.00

    Uses surveys, statistics, and case studies to explain why and how cultural norms affect political attitudes and behavior. 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...

  • Harriet Tubmanby Catherine Clinton

    Little, Brown and Company 2004; US$ 9.99

    Who was Harriet Tubman? To John Brown, the leader of the Harpers Ferry slave uprising, she was General Tubman. For those slaves whom she led north to freedom, she was Moses. To the slavers who hunted her down, she was a thief and a trickster. To abolitionists she was a prophet. As Catherine Clinton shows in this riveting biography, Harriet Tubman was,... more...

  • Researching International Migrationby K. C. Zachariah; S. Irudaya Rajan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 110.00

    International migration and workers? remittances have, of late, become a significant economic and social phenomena affecting the fortunes of millions of families in the developing countries of Asia, Africa and Latin America. Yet, the measurements and methods of analysis of their impact on the individuals, families, economy, and society have not received... 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...

  • 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...