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Demography

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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

    Springer 2009; US$ 209.00

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

  • The Little Data Book on Gender 2009by World Bank

    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...

  • Disease and Mortality in Sub-Saharan Africaby Eduard R. Bos

    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...

  • Red, Blue, and Purple Americaby Ruy Teixeira

    Brookings Institution Press 2008; US$ 22.95

    As America rushes headlong into a dramatic campaign season, it is clear that these consequential contests—and the ones that follow—will be hugely influenced by recent changes in the nation’s makeup. Red, Blue, and Purple America provides a clear and nuanced understanding of the geographic and demographic changes that are transforming... more...

  • Fertility Transition in South Asiaby Christophe Z. Guilmoto; S. Irudaya Rajan

    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...