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Demography

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Applied Demography in the 21st Centuryby Steve H. Murdock; David A. Swanson

    Springer 2008; US$ 269.00

    The topic of Applied Demography is clearly evolving as its practitioners become involved in the emerging trends of the Twenty-First Century. This book derived from the first post-2000 national conference on Applied Demography, held in San Antonio, Texas, January 7-9, 2007, at The University of Texas. The conference presented a unique opportunity and... more...

  • Economic, Social and Demographic Thought in the XIXth Centuryby Yves Charbit

    Springer 2009; US$ 159.00

    Discusses the theoretical and doctrinal contribution of the liberal economists, writing at the onset of the industrial revolution in France (1840-1870), and those of their contemporary, who shared with Marx the denunciation of the capitalist system. This book covers the shortcomings of the classification between pro- and anti-populationism. more...

  • Causal Analysis in Population Studiesby Henriette Engelhardt; Hans-Peter Kohler; Alexia Fürnkranz-Prskawetz

    Springer 2009; US$ 179.00

    Presents both theoretical contributions and empirical applications of the counterfactual approach to causal inference. more...

  • Fighting Poverty with Factsby Celia Reyes; Evan Due

    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 world’s population still suffers from extreme “income poverty.” Income poverty, however, is only part of the picture. A multi-faceted account... more...