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- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 74.99
This text presents the views of economist Walt W. Rostow, on what problems and prospects the world is likely to face in the year 2050. Central to his theory is his argument that the population of the world, after a growth from the year 1176 up to 2050, will achieve zero growth by 2100. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 47.00
Offers an introduction to the field of ageing, highlighting the inter-connections between health, economic and social aspects of ageing. This book highlights the nature of ageing as an individual and societal experience. It is suitable for undergraduate and postgraduate students in fields such as gerontology, social policy, and social work. more...
- International Development Research Centre 2009; US$ 20.00
For more than two decades, governments and development agencies around the world have focused on reducing poverty. There have been advances, but progress has been uneven and nearly a quarter of the worlds population still suffers from extreme income poverty. Income poverty, however, is only part of the picture. A multi-faceted account... more...
- World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 49.99
Current data and trends in morbidity and mortality for the sub-Saharan Region as presented in this new edition reflect the heavy toll that HIV/AIDS has had on health indicators, leading to either a stalling or reversal of the gains made, not just for communicable disorders, but for cancers, as well as mental and neurological disorders. more...
- World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 9.99
This handy pocket guide is a quick reference for users interested in the gender statistics. It presents gender-disaggregated data for more than 200 countries in an easy country-by-country reference on demography, education, health, labor force, political participation and the Millennium Development Goals. The book's summary pages cover regional... more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 289.00
This Handbook explores the challenges population change poses to today?s Japan. Bringing together a roster of internationally renowned scholars, it is the first publication in English that deals with Japan?s demographic crisis in a comprehensive way, addressing social, economic, political, social security and cultural aspects of Japan?s transition. more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2008; US$ 22.95
As America rushes headlong into a dramatic campaign season, it is clear that these consequential contestsand the ones that followwill be hugely influenced by recent changes in the nations makeup. Red, Blue, and Purple America provides a clear and nuanced understanding of the geographic and demographic changes that are transforming... more...
- SAGE India 2004; US$ 24.95
The Indian family planning programme, one of the largest public health initiatives in the world, has adopted various strategies since its inceptionnone, however, have yielded the desired results. What are the reasons for this? Why do large sections of the elite blame the population `explosion` for all the social and economic problems that India... more...
- SAGE India 2004; US$ 97.95
This volume brings together 13 well-researched and original essays which describe and analyse the trajectory of fertility decline in the south Indian states of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Kerala. Documenting the fact that the fertility decline occurred in regions with vast differences in development indicators, the contributors argue... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 116.00
What is population history about? It's about birth rates, migration, and economies. It's about families, women, and babies. It is about agricultural production, military conflict, colonies, and race. In short, population history is the human story. This book shows that population issues?numbers of people, how to feed them, their employment, racial... more...