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Demography

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Experience and Representationby Keith Jacobs

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 119.95

    Experience and Representation brings together influential theoretical perspectives and recent empirical material in the analysis of migration, race and contemporary Australian culture and politics. As such, it will be of interest not only to scholars of migration, but also those working in the field of cultural studies, social theory and media. more...

  • Demographyby Peter R. Cox

    Cambridge University Press 1976; US$ 47.00

    Demography is the study by statistical methods of human populants involving the measurement of their size, growth and diminution. more...

  • Situating Fertilityby Susan Greenhalgh

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 38.00

    A collection of essays outlining new anthropological approaches to the issue of fertility. more...