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- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 7.95
The first major study of population size and its tremendous importance to the character and quality of society, this polemic examines the tendency of human numbers to outstrip their resources. Pivotal in establishing the field of demography, it remains crucial to understanding modern problems with food production and distribution. Anglican parson... more...
- International Monetary Fund 1966; US$ 3.75
This paper analyzes how increasing population will impact the lives of people in the world in 2000. It underscores that in 2000, there will be more people, many living in crowded towns, suffering from even greater difficulties of transport and urban sprawl, both upward and outward. The provision of satisfactory housing for the mass of the population... more...
- International Monetary Fund 1973; US$ 3.75
and as George B. Baldwin states in the first of five articles on population starting on the opposite page, ?all of us?whether we elect it or not?will be taking a total immersion course in popular demography.? Below, some of the key words that will be used in 1974 are defined. more...
Transformation from Below? White Suburbia in the Transformation of Apartheid South Africa to DemocracyBasler Afrika Bibliographien 2015; US$ 28.00
South Africa is an example of a relatively successful political transition. Nevertheless, the first democratic elections in 1994 did not change the systemic and structural inequalities, the socioeconomic legacies of discrimination or the alienation of the different population groups. At the centre of this study is the transformation potential of two... more...
- Wiley 2016; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62
This exciting new book presents the field of social demography, animating the study of population with a vibrant sociological imagination. Gregg Lee Carter provides multiple demonstrations of how taking a demographic perspective can give us a better understanding of social phenomena once thought to be largely the products of culture, politics, or the... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2015; US$ 38.87
Indonesia, the largest country in Southeast Asia, has as its national motto "Unity in Diversity." In 2010, Indonesia stood as the worlds fourth most populous country after China, India and the United States, with 237.6 million people. This archipelagic country contributed 3.5 per cent to the worlds population in the same year.... more...
- Wiley 2016; US$ 22.95 US$ 19.89
China is home to a fifth of the world?s inhabitants. For the last several decades, this huge population has been in flux: fertility has fallen sharply, mortality has declined, and massive rural-to-urban migration is taking place. The state has played a direct role in these changes, seeing population control as an important part of its intention to... more...