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Demography

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  • Erwerbsverlauf, Altersübergang, Alterssicherungby Falko Trischler

    Springer 2014; US$ 49.99

    Falko Trischler zeigt anhand empirischer Analysen, dass die soziale Ungleichheit der Alterseinkunfte in Folge des Wandels der Erwerbsverlaufe und der Rentenreformma▀nahmen in den kommenden Jahren deutlich zunehmen wird. Der Autor behandelt die vielfachen Zusammenhange von Erwerbsverlauf, Altersubergang und Alterssicherung sowie deren Folgewirkungen... more...

  • Securing Pension Provisionby Catherine Blair

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    By comparing Germany, France, the UK and the USA this study explores how governments have tackled the increased pressure of financing state pensions. Specifically, it looks at the approach of each of these countries to raising the age of entitlement in order to understand the ways in which this policy was introduced in different countries. more...

  • Human Population Dynamicsby Helen Macbeth; Paul Collinson

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 66.00

    An introductory text on human population dynamics from a multi-disciplinary perspective. more...

  • Strong Family and Low Fertilityby Gianpiero Dalla Zuanna

    Springer 2004; US$ 209.00

    This book is the first one to be devoted to the analysis and interpretation of the lowest low fertility in the Southern part of Europe. It presents a comparative viewpoint and enables the readers to understand the peculiarities of a demographic situation that has characterized a vast part of Europe over the past three decades. The book places a particular... more...

  • The Great Population Spike and Afterby W. W. Rostow

    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...

  • Demographyby Graziella Caselli; Jacques Vallin; Guillaume Wunsch

    Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 1,320.00

    This four-volume collection of over 140 original chapters covers virtually everything of interest to demographers, sociologists, and others. Over 100 authors present population subjects in ways that provoke thinking and lead to the creation of new perspectives, not just facts and equations to be memorized. The articles follow a theory-methods-applications... more...

  • World Populationby Geoffrey Gilbert

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 45.00

    In 1999 the world's population reached six billion people. As experts forecast eight billion people worldwide before the year 2040, we require authoritative answers to questions about the population explosion. This book provides the resources needed to understand the issues at stake. more...

  • World Populationby Geoffrey Gilbert

    ABC-CLIO 2006; US$ 55.00

    Offering an introduction to World population, this work shows how everything from plagues and famines, to disease control and contraception, to economic development and judicial decisions have influenced population patterns. It provides an assessment of world population and the range of economic, social, and environmental issues it raises. more...

  • Allocating Public and Private Resources across Generationsby Anne H. Gauthier; C.Y. Cyrus Chu; Shripad Tuljapurkar

    Springer 2007; US$ 69.95

    Includes chapters that develop our understanding of the nature and measurement of transfers, their motives and mechanisms, and their macro-level dimensions. This book extends the traditional analysis of inter-generational transfers by examining different types of transfers, namely goods, money, assets, time, co-residence and visits. more...

  • Ageing Societiesby Virpi Timonen

    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...