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Demography

  • Population Ageing in Indiaby G. Giridhar; K. M. Sathyanarayana; Sanjay Kumar; K. S. James; Moneer Alam

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 80.00

    This study creates a holistic research base by looking at the demographics of the ageing population and reviewing existing studies. more...

  • Men Who Migrate, Women Who Waitby Caroline B. Brettell

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 46.00

    The author examines not only the imbalance in the marital fortunes of men and women but its effect on the roles of women in the community. Originally published in 1987. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University... more...

  • From Provinces into Nationsby Susan Cotts Watkins

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 33.00

    Between 1870 and 1960, national boundaries became more evident on the demographic map of Western Europe. In most of the fifteen countries examined here, differences in marital fertility, illegitimacy, and marriage from one province (counties, cantons, arrondissements) to another diminished considerably. From Provinces into Nations describes this shift... more...

  • The Murder of the Middle Classby Wayne Allyn Root

    Regnery Publishing 2014; US$ 27.99

    The great American middle class is dying—and not from natural causes. The Murder of the Middle Class exposes the crime and indicts the conspirators, from the Obama administration to their willing accomplices in big business, big media, and big unions—naming names and pointing out their misdeeds. Bestselling author Wayne Allyn Root doesn't just... more...

  • The British Fertility Declineby Michael S. Teitelbaum

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 37.00

    Building on the theory of the demographic transition, Michael S. Teitelbaum assesses the dramatic decline in British fertility from 1841 to 1931 in terms of social transformations associated with the Industrial Revolution. His book is an intensive analysis of the British case at both county and national levels. Originally published in 1984. The... more...

  • Continuity and Change in Sub-Saharan African Demographyby Clifford O. Odimegwu; John Kekovole

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This book offers an in-depth African perspective to the major issues in demographic discourse in sub-Saharan Africa. It provides comprehensive analysis of sub-Saharan African censuses, profiling demographic changes, trends, patterns and consequences in the region. Interdisciplinary, comprehensive, accessible, simple and topical, this volume is perfectly... more...

  • Immigrant Networks and Social Capitalby Carl L. Bankston

    Wiley 2014; US$ 22.95

    In recent years, immigration researchers have increasingly drawn on the concept of social capital and the role of social networks to understand the dynamics of immigrant experiences. How can they help to explain what brings migrants from some countries to others, or why members of different immigrant groups experience widely varying outcomes in their... more...

  • Applying Respondent Driven Sampling to Migrant Populationsby Guri Tyldum; Lisa Johnston

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    This book gives a thorough introduction to the theoretical and practical aspects of planning, conducting and analysing data from Respondent Driven Sampling surveys, drawing on the experiences of experts in the field as well as pioneers that have applied Respondent Driven Sampling methodology to migrant populations. more...

  • Progress in Urban Geography (Routledge Revivals)by Michael Pacione

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    A substantial proportion of the world?s population now live in towns and cities, so it is not surprising that urban geography has emerged as a major focus for research. This edited collection, first published in 1983, is concerned with the effects on the city of a wide range of economic, social and political processes, including pollution, housing,... more...

  • "Soft" Counterinsurgencyby Paul Joseph

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    "Soft" Counterinsurgency reviews the promises and achievements of Human Terrain Teams, the small groups of social scientists that were eventually embedded in every combat brigade in Iraq and Afghanistan. more...