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Demography

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  • 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...

  • Population, Gender and Politicsby Roger Jeffery; Patricia Jeffery

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 46.00

    This is a study of the demographic processes of two castes in rural north India, that asks why fertility levels are higher among the Muslim Sheikhs than the Hindu Jats. 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...

  • The Future of Motherhood in Western Societiesby Gijs Beets; Joop Schippers; Egbert R. Velde

    Springer 2010; US$ 159.00

    Most people value to have children still highly. But what is the optimal moment to have the first? The decision on having children or not and if yes on the timing of the first is one of the most difficult ones to make, also because it more or less coincides with various other heavy decisions on shaping the life course (like on union formation, labour... more...

  • Population Mattersby Nancy Birdsall; Allen C. Kelley; Steven Sinding

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 59.99

    The effect of demography on economic performance has been the subject of intense debate in economics for nearly two centuries. In recent years opinion has swung between the Malthusian views of Coale and Hoover, and the cornucopian views of Julian Simon. Unfortunately, until recently, data were too weak and analytical models too limited to provide clear... more...

  • Tibetan Transitionsby Geoff Childs

    BRILL 2008; US$ 147.00

    Tibetan Transitions uses the dual lenses of anthropology and demography to analyze population regulating mechanisms in traditional Tibetan societies, and to link recent fertility transitions with family systems, economic strategies, gender equity, and family planning ideologies. more...

  • Redefining Retirementby Brigitte Madrian; Olivia S. Mitchell; Beth J. Soldo

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 98.99

    As the leading edge of the 'Baby Boom' generation attains age 60, members of this unusually large cohort born 1946-66 are poised to redefine retirement - just as they have restructured educational, housing, and labor markets in prior days. Looking ahead, their numbers and energy are sure to have a major impact on national pensions, healthcare,... more...

  • The Population of Singaporeby Saw Swee-Hock

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2007; US$ 49.90

    The second edition of this book presents the most comprehensive and up-to-date analysis of population trends and patterns in Singapore since its foundation in 1819 to the present day. Separate chapters are devoted to population growth and distribution, changing population structure, mortality trends and differentials, marriage trends and patterns,... more...

  • Welcome to the Jungleby Geoffrey T. Holtz

    St. Martin's Press 2011; US$ 8.99

    The population bomb/a white one for twenty-one days, a pink one for seven/pretty baby/it's a mad mad mad mad world/meet your new family/the warehouse generation/quality time/give a hoot dont pollute/birth of a disease/I was bad because you forgot to give me my pill/teach your chidlren wrong/the feel-good school/what a difference twenty years makes/fallout... more...