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Demography

  • Thirty Tomorrowsby Milton Ezrati

    St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 30.99

    ?This book is a forecast.? Over the next three decades, the aging populations in America, Europe, and Japan will begin to threaten our way of life. The ever-increasing pool of retirees will burden relatively diminished workforces, slowing the pace of growth and straining public and private finances. In stark contrast, the emerging economies---India,... more...

  • The German Jews in Americaby Gerhard Falk

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 59.99

    Falk focuses on refugees who fled from Nazi tyranny in the 1930s, immigrated to America, and succeeded despite immense obstacles. This book includes a review of the most prominent academics that made major contributions to science, medicine, art, and literature in America. more...

  • Youth in the Roman Empireby Christian Laes; Johan Strubbe

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 79.00

    Examines the lives of Roman boys and girls and explores the possible existence of a separate youth culture. more...

  • Rural Change in Australiaby Rae Dufty-Jones; John Connell

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    This book provides a contemporary perspective on rapidly evolving population, economic and environmental changes in 'rural and regional Australia', itself a significant concept. Bringing together a range of empirical studies, the book builds on established rural studies themes such as population change, economic restructuring and globalization... more...

  • Changing Texasby Steve H. Murdock; Michael E. Cline; Mary A. Zey; P. Wilner Jeanty; Deborah Perez

    Texas A&M University Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    Drawing on nearly thirty years of prior analyses of growth, aging, and diversity in Texas populations and households, the authors of Changing Texas: Implications of Addressing or Ignoring the Texas Challenge examine key issues related to future Texas population change and its socioeconomic implications. Current interpretation of data indicates that,... more...

  • India Migration Report 2012by S. Irudaya Rajan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 95.00

    This volume is a collection of articles dealing with various dimensions of the Global Financial Crisis and its economic and social impact in terms of governance, emigration, remittances, return migration and re-integration. The crisis, which had its origin in the United States in 2008, spread its economic effects on developed as well as developing... more...

  • Domesticating Youthby Sophie Roche

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 95.00

    Most of the Muslim societies of the world have entered a demographic transition from high to low fertility, and this process is accompanied by an increase in youth vis-à-vis other age groups. Political scientists and historians have debated whether such a ?youth bulge? increases the potential for conflict or whether it represents a chance to accumulate... more...

  • Gemeinsam statt einsam - Alternative Wohnformen im Alterby Stefan Hechtfischer

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 23.01

    "Wohin mit Oma?? fragte der Spiegel 2005 und diskutierte damit aktuelle gesellschaftliche Entwicklungen, wie die wankende soziale Sicherung, Überalterung und Ausdünnung sozialer Netze und den damit verbundenen sozialpolitischen Handlungsbedarf. "Senioren-WG dringend gesucht? titulierte hingegen die Süddeutsche Zeitung im April desselben Jahres... more...

  • Alters-Los?!by Katharina Hasenau

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 32.21

    Unternehmen stehen vor einem akuten Problem - dem Mangel an Fachkräften. Die demografische Entwicklung zeigt: Betriebe können ihren Personalbedarf langfristig nur noch decken, indem ältere Arbeitnehmer länger im Unternehmen verbleiben. Die Leistungsfähigkeit dieser Mitarbeiter zu nutzen, zu erhalten und zu fördern muss deshalb zentrale Zielsetzung... more...

  • Revising the Stormby Geffrey Davis; Dorianne Laux

    BOA Editions Ltd. 2014; US$ 9.99

    Cave Canem fellow's prize-winning collection speaks to masculinity, fatherhood, racial prejudice, and the ravages of the '80s urban crack epidemic. more...