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  • 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...

  • Reflections on Populationby Rafael M. Salas

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Reflections on Population is written by a former Executive Director of the United Nations Fund for Population Activities, which is a sequel to International Population Assistance: The First Decade, released in 1979. This book mainly focuses on providing reflections on the work of the UN Fund. Specifically, it tackles population growth and structure,... 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, 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, 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, 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...

  • Millennials in Americaby Robert L. Scardamalia

    Bernan Press 2015; US$ 95.00

    This publication provides a wide range of characteristics profiling the demographic, social, and economic status of the millennial generation. more...

  • Transformation from Below? White Suburbia in the Transformation of Apartheid South Africa to Democracyby Ursula Scheidegger

    Basler 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...

  • Population and Societyby Gregg Lee Carter

    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...

  • Robotic Technologies in Japanby Tai Wei Lim

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2014; US$ 139.95

    This book examines the way in which robotics and the re-deployment of the aged labor pool in Japan could increase economic productivity in order to cope with the demographic challenges facing that country more...