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Demography

  • World of Populations, Aby Heinrich Hartmann; Corinna R. Unger

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 95.00

    Demographic study and the idea of a "population" was developed and modified over the course of the twentieth century, mirroring the political, social, and cultural situations and aspirations of different societies. This growing field adapted itself to specific policy concerns and was therefore never apolitical, despite the protestations of practitioners... more...

  • A Portrait of Americaby John Iceland

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 32.95

    Portrait of America describes our nation?s changing population and examines through a demographic lens some of our most pressing contemporary challenges, ranging from poverty and economic inequality to racial tensions and health disparities. Celebrated author John Iceland covers various topics, including America's historical demographic growth;... more...

  • Unretirementby Chris Farrell

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 17.99

    The budget battles of recent years have amplified the warnings of demographic doomsayers who predicted that a wave of baby boomers would bleed America dry, bankrupting Social Security and Medicare as they faded into an impoverished old age. On the contrary, argues award-winning journalist Chris Farrell, we are instead on the verge of a broad, positive... more...

  • Patronage as Politics in South Asiaby Anastasia Piliavsky

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 96.00

    This book studies patronage in South Asia to understand the vernacular workings of this political form. more...

  • The Global Prehistory of Human Migrationby Peter Bellwood; Immanuel Ness

    Wiley 2014; US$ 49.95

    Previously published as the first volume of The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration , this work is devoted exclusively to prehistoric migration, covering all periods and places from the first hominin migrations out of Africa through the end of prehistory. Presents interdisciplinary coverage of this topic, including scholarship from the fields... more...

  • Securing Pension Provisionby Catherine Blair

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    By comparing Germany, France, the UK and the USA this study explores how governments have tackled the increased pressure of financing state pensions. Specifically, it looks at the approach of each of these countries to raising the age of entitlement in order to understand the ways in which this policy was introduced in different countries. more...

  • The Dispute Over the Diaoyu/Senkaku Islandsby Thomas A. Hollihan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    The small unpopulated islands in the East China Sea that the Chinese call the Diaoyu and the Japanese call the Senkaku, have long been a source of contention. This volume will undertake an examination of the controversy as it plays out in legacy and new social media in China, Japan, and the West. more...

  • A New Perspective on Human Mobility in the Southby Rudolf Anich; Jonathan Crush; Susanne Melde; John O. Oucho

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book offers innovative insights on South?South human mobility. It features a collection of papers that highlight often overlooked mobility patterns among and within regions in the global South as well as address critical realities faced by South-South migrants. This publication thoroughly investigates key issues of the migration debate, spanning... 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...