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Demography

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Demographic Challengeby Florian Coulmas; Harald Conrad; Annette Schad-Seifert; Gabriele Vogt

    BRILL 2008; US$ 289.00

    Explores the challenges demographic change poses to Japan. This book provides the fundamental data involved, and addresses the social and cultural aspects of Japan's demographic change. It is dedicated to the political, economic and social security aspects of demographic change. 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...

  • 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...

  • From Population Control to Reproductive Healthby Mohan Rao

    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 inception—none, 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...

  • Politics and Population Controlby Kathleen A. Tobin

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 147.00

    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,... more...

  • Asian Cross-border Marriage Migrationby Wen-Shan Yang; Melody Chia-Wen Lu

    Amsterdam University Press 2010; US$ 49.50

    An interdisciplinary overview of cross-border marriage migration between Southeast Asia and East Asia over the past two decades more...

  • International Handbook of Population Agingby Peter Uhlenberg

    Springer 2009; US$ 389.00

    "The International Handbook of Population Aging" is the first comprehensive volume to examine research on a wide array of the profound implications of population aging. Global population aging is one of the most important issues facing human societies in the early twenty-first century. Population projections show that the proportion of the... more...

  • The Classical Foundations of Population Thoughtby Yves Charbit

    Springer 2010; US$ 159.00

    Whereas the history of demography as a social science has been amply explored, that of the construction of the concept of population has been neglected. Specialists systematically ignore a noteworthy paradox: strictly speaking, the great intellectual figures of the past dealt with in this book have not produced demographic theories or doctrines as... more...