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  • Living on Thin Iceby Steven C. Dinero

    Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 29.95

    The Gwich'in Natives of Arctic Village, Alaska, have experienced intense social and economic changes for more than a century. In the late 20th century, new transportation and communication technologies introduced radically new value systems; while some of these changes may be seen as socially beneficial, others suggest a weakening of what was once... more...

  • European Immigrationby Anna Triandafyllidou; Ruby Gropas

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Fully updated and containing chapters on the new EU member states and the attempt to form a common EU migration policy, this new edition of European Immigration: A Sourcebook provides a comprehensive overview of the trends and developments in migration in all EU countries. With chapters following a common structure to facilitate direct international... more...

  • African Households: Censuses and Surveysby Etienne Van De Walle

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 158.00

    This volume in the ?General Demography of Africa? series encompasses many nations and focuses on a feature of the censuses ? household relationships. African households rank among the most complex in the world. This work makes it possible to investigate relationships among individuals within the household and relate them to household characteristics... more...

  • The Demography of South Africaby Tukufu Zuberi; Amson Sibanda; Eric O. Udjo

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 158.00

    This groundbreaking study of South Africa provides a unique look at the interplay of demographic, social and economic processes in a society undergoing rapid change as a result of the collapse of apartheid. It uses data from the first post-apartheid census as the basis for analysis of fertility, mortality within the context of HIV/AIDS, migration,... more...

  • How Population Change Will Transform Our Worldby Sarah Harper

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 23.99 US$ 20.63

    In How Population Will Transform Our World , Sarah Harper looks at fertility rates and age structures of populations in different regions of the world against the backdrop of urbanization and climate change, drawing out the profound implications and challenges for societies, economies, and the environment in the decades to come. more...

  • The American Midwest: Managing Change in Rural Transitionby Norman Walzer

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    The rural Midwest is undergoing fundamental changes with increased competition from foreign agriculture; employment shifts from higher-paying manufacturing to lower-paying service industries; the displacement of local small town business by large discount stores and shopping malls; overall population declines that threaten the viability of schools,... more...

  • International Migration: A Very Short Introductionby Khalid Koser

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87

    Despite the fact that international migration continues to rise higher and higher on the political agenda, the issue is often either misunderstood or misrepresented by the media. In this Very Short Introduction, Khalid Koser provides an objective and accessible global overview of migration and its impacts. more...

  • Toward a Small Family Ethicby Travis N. Rieder

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99

    This thought-provoking treatise argues that current human fertility rates are fueling a public health crisis that is at once local and global. Its analysis and data summarize the ecological costs of having children, presenting ethical dilemmas for prospective parents in an era of competition for scarce resources, huge disparities of wealth and poverty,... more...

  • Executive Power and Soviet Politicsby Eugene Huskey

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 47.95

    Ever since the behavioral revolution reached Communist studies more than 2 decades ago, Western scholarship has tended to ignore the powerful and unwieldy institutional structure of the Soviet government. Today, suddenly, it is clear that the dramatic political and legislative reforms of the Gorbachev years will remain incomplete as long as the issues... more...

  • Low Fertility, Institutions, and their Policiesby Ronald R. Rindfuss; Minja Kim Choe

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 99.99

    This volume examines teneconomically advanced countries in Europe and Asia that have experienceddifferent levels of fertility decline. It offers readers a cross-countryperspective on the causes and consequences of low birth rates and the differentpolicy responses to this worrying trend. The countries examinedare not only diverse geographically, historically,... more...