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Demography

  • Torture and the Twilight of Empireby Marnia Lazreg

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.46

    Torture and the Twilight of Empire looks at the intimate relationship between torture and colonial domination through a close examination of the French army's coercive tactics during the Algerian war from 1954 to 1962. By tracing the psychological, cultural, and political meanings of torture at the end of the French empire, Marnia Lazreg also sheds... more...

  • Handbook of the Economics of Population Agingby John Piggott; Alan Woodland

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 155.00

    Handbook of the Economics of Population Aging, Volume 1 B provides the economic literature on aging and associated subjects, presenting comprehensive portraits of both social and theoretical issues. As the second of two volumes in this series on the economics of population aging, it continues the discussion, delving deeper into topics such as the... more...

  • Handbook of the Economics of Population Agingby John Piggott; Alan Woodland

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 155.00

    Handbook of the Economics of Population Aging, Volume 1A, provides the economic literature on aging and associated subjects, including social insurance and healthcare costs. This text explores the economic literature on aging and associated subjects, including social insurance, health care costs, the interests of policymakers, and the role of academics.... more...

  • County and City Extra 2016by Deirdre A. Gaquin; Mary Meghan Ryan

    Bernan Press 2016; US$ 179.99

    Find out how your county or city measures up with others across the United States! Updated annually to guarantee convenient access to current statistical information, County and City Extra is a single-volume source of data for every U.S. state, county, metropolitan area, Congressional district, and all cities with populations above 25,000. ... more...

  • State Profiles 2016by Hannah M. Anderson

    Bernan Press 2016; US$ 174.99

    State Profiles 2016 provides a ten-page profile for each U.S. state plus the District of Columbia provides reliable, up-to-date information on a wide range of topics, including: population, labor force, income and poverty, government finances, crime, education, health insurance coverage, voting, marital status, migration, and more. more...

  • Migrationby Michael Samers; Michael Collyer

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    While the subject of migration has received enormous attention in academic journals and books across the social sciences, introductory texts on the matter are few and far between. Even fewer books have explored migration through a critical and explicit engagement with spatial concepts. Now in its second edition, Migration remains the only text... more...

  • The Atlas of Environmental Migrationby Dina Ionesco; Daria Mokhnacheva; Franšois Gemenne

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 58.95

    As climate change and extreme weather events increasingly threaten traditional landscapes and livelihoods of entire communities the need to study its impact on human migration and population displacement has never been greater. The Atlas of Environmental Migration is the first illustrated publication mapping this complex phenomenon. It clarifies... more...

  • Handbook of the Economics of Population Agingby John Piggott; Alan Woodland

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 295.00

    Handbook of the Economics of Population Aging synthesizes the economic literature on aging and the subjects associated with it, including social insurance and healthcare costs, both of which are of interest to policymakers and academics. These volumes, the first of a new subseries in the Handbooks in Economics , describe and analyze scholarship... more...

  • New Approaches to Death in Cities during the Health Transitionby Diego Ramiro Fari˝as; Michel Oris

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 85.24

    This book presents recent efforts and new approaches to improve our understanding of the evolution of health and mortality in urban environments in the long run, looking at transformation and adaptations during the process of rapid population growth. In a world characterized by large and rapidly evolving urban environments, the past and present challenges... more...

  • The Frontiers of Applied Demographyby David A. Swanson

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 127.87

    This book details cutting-edge methods and findings that may shape the future of applied demography. Inside, readers will discover new insights into the databases, substantive issues, and methodological approaches that can help them to improve how they use demography in decision making and planning problems in both public and private settings. The... more...