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Demography

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  • 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...

  • An Essay on the Principle of Populationby T. R. Malthus

    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...

  • Finance & Development, December 1973by International Monetary Fund

    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...

  • Finance & Development, March 1966by International Monetary Fund

    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...

  • Finance & Development, September 1991by International Monetary Fund

    International Monetary Fund 1991; US$ 3.75

    We need to understand more deeply a number of critical issues that confront the World Bank and its member countries before we can transform knowledge into effective actions more...

  • The Future Population of the Worldby Wolfgang Lutz

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    The highly acclaimed The Future Population of the World contains the most authoritative assessment available of the extent to which population is likely to grow over the next 50 to 100 years. The book provides a thorough analysis of all the components of population change and translates these factors into a series of projections for the population... 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...

  • India?s Family Planning Programmeby Leela Visaria; Rajani R. Ved

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book closely examines the changes, challenges and shifts in India?s family planning programme since its inception in 1952. It discusses the dynamics of population growth, the demographic dividend, family planning and its impact on maternal and child health, and the pressures from various quarters to remove method-specific contraceptive targets... more...

  • International Handbook of Migration and Population Distributionby Michael J. White

    Springer Netherlands 2016; US$ 299.00

    Migration is considered one of the defining global issues of the early twenty-first century, as more and more people are on the move today than at any other point in human history. There are now about 192 million people living outside their place of birth, which is about three per cent of the world's population. This handbook will be the first... more...

  • Lebenswerte Kommune - Bevölkerungsentwicklung und Lebensqualität vor Ortby Bertelsmann Stiftung

    Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2015; Not Available

    Was macht Städte und Gemeinden in Deutschland lebenswert? Warum schrumpfen manche familienfreundliche Kommunen und anderenorts wächst die Bevölkerung trotz fehlender Kinderbetreuungsplätze? Der Band "Lebenswerte Kommune - Bevölkerungsentwicklung und Lebensqualität vor Ort" geht diesen Fragen nach. Vor dem Hintergrund aktueller gesellschafts-... more...