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Demography

  • Scottish Migration Since 1750by James C. Docherty

    Hamilton Books 2016; US$ 29.99

    This work explains Scotland?s population and migration history using new methods and unpublished sources. It surveys migration to England, Canada, United States, South Africa, Australia, and New Zealand to 1990. more...

  • Narratives of Identity in Social Movements, Conflicts and Changeby Landon E. Hancock

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2016; US$ 124.95

    This volume focuses on analyses of identity and narratives of identity in conflict outbreaks, dynamics, resolution and/or post-conflict peacebuilding and transitional justice. more...

  • Urban Renewal and Resistanceby Mary E. Triece

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 84.99

    Urban Renewal and Resistance: Rhetorics of Race, Space, and the City in the Late Twentieth to Early Twenty-First Centuries examines how urban spaces are rhetorically constructed through discourses that variously justify or resist processes of urban growth and renewal. more...

  • Agent-Based Modelling in Population Studiesby André Grow; Jan Van Bavel

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 119.00

    This book examines the use of agent-based modelling (ABM) in population studies, from concepts to applications, best practices to future developments. It features papers written by leading experts in the field that will help readers to better understand the usefulness of ABM for forecasting, how ABM can be injected with empirical data to achieve a... more...

  • Social Mobility in the 20th Centuryby Florian R. Hertel

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 69.99

    Based on a novel class scheme and a unique compilation of German and American data, this book reveals that intergenerational class mobility increased over most of the past century. While country differences in intergenerational mobility are surprisingly small, gender, regional, racial and ethnic differences were initially large but declined over time.... more...

  • 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...

  • Changing Family Dynamics and Demographic Evolutionby Dimitri Mortelmans; Koenraad Matthijs; Elisabeth Alofs; Barbara Segaert

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00

    Whether considered from an American or a European perspective, the past four decades have seen family life become increasingly complex. Changing Family Dynamics and Demographic Evolution examines the various stages of change through the image of a kaleidoscope, providing new insights into the field of family dynamics and diversity. more...

  • Demographic Dividends: Emerging Challenges and Policy Implicationsby Roberta Pace; Roberto Ham-Chande

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 99.99

    This book examines potential economic opportunities that countries can experience when fertility rates fall and the average life expectancy of the working age population increases. It presents detailed demographic and economic analysis of middle-income countries throughout the world in order to show how these countries can take advantage of this demographic... 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...

  • Preterm Birth in the United Statesby Janet M. Bronstein

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 159.00

    This first-of-its-kind volume addresses the myriad of issues relating to?and reviews the plethora of responses to--premature births in the United States, both in national context and compared with other countries. In addition to current clinical data, it examines how preterm births in the U.S. fit in with larger social concerns regarding poverty,... more...