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Demography

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  • The New Worlds of Thomas Robert Malthusby Alison Bashford; Joyce E. Chaplin

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 45.00

    The New Worlds of Thomas Robert Malthus is a sweeping global and intellectual history that radically recasts our understanding of Malthus's Essay on the Principle of Population , the most famous book on population ever written or ever likely to be. Malthus's Essay is also persistently misunderstood. First published anonymously in 1798, the Essay... more...

  • Rural Aging in 21st Century Americaby Nina Glasgow; E. Helen Berry; J. V. Oh Edmund

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 189.00

    This book examines features of rural aging across economic, racial, ethnic, migration and other structures and patterns, with a focus on debunking myths and an emphasis on opportunities and challenges experienced by older populations in rural places. more...

  • Population Dynamics and Projection Methodsby John Stillwell; Martin Clarke

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 209.00

    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

    OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 124.99

    With the largest population in the world, China has experienced significant demographic, social, and economic changes in recent decades. This book examines these profound changes and not only provides a comprehensive and authoritative analysis of China's demographic reality, but also looks at how China's population has altered the global landscape. 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; Not Available

    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...

  • Elephants In the Volkswagenby Lindsey Grant

    Henry Holt and Co. 2013; US$ 8.99

    In the last century, the United States has grown from 75 million people to 250 million. Have we gone too far? How can an optimum population be identified and achieved, and how can we confront the problems now facing our overcrowded country? The Negative Population Growth group put these questions to specialists on the environment, food and energy... more...