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Demography

  • The New Worlds of Thomas Robert Malthusby Alison Bashford; Joyce E. Chaplin

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 45.00

    The New Worlds of Thomas Robert Malthus is a sweeping global and intellectual history that radically recasts our understanding of Malthus's Essay on the Principle of Population , the most famous book on population ever written or ever likely to be. Malthus's Essay is also persistently misunderstood. First published anonymously in 1798, the Essay... more...

  • Global Ageing in the Twenty-First Centuryby Zachary Zimmer; Susan A. McDaniel

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Population ageing - a growth in the proportion of a population that is in older age - is now occurring in every region and nearly every country of the world. Indeed, the growth of older populations is among the important global phenomena of the twenty-first century. It poses both opportunities and challenges for societies and policy makers, but... more...

  • A Country of Strangersby David K. Shipler

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 16.95

    A Country of Strangers is a magnificent exploration of the psychological landscape where blacks and whites meet. To tell the story in human rather than abstract terms, the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer David K. Shipler bypasses both extremists and celebrities and takes us among ordinary Americans as they encounter one another across racial lines.... more...

  • Geographies of Ageingby Amanda Davies; Amity James

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Population ageing is projected to affect all countries across the world in coming decades. The current rate of population ageing is unprecedented in human history with population projections indicating that this will be an enduring trend. Moreover, population ageing is spatially pervasive, affecting every man, woman and child. This has considerable... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    New twenty-first century economic, social and environmental changes have challenged and reshaped rural Australia. They range from ageing populations, youth out-migration, immigration policies (that seek to place skilled migrants in rural Australia), tree changers, agricultural restructuring and new relationships with indigenous populations. Challenges... more...

  • Teilhabe im Alter gestaltenby Gerhard Naegele; Elke Olbermann; Andrea Kuhlmann

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 59.99

    Die AutorInnen dieses Sammelbandes untersuchen zentraleThemen der sozialen Gerontologie mit dem Blick auf Teilhabe im Alter: Armut undLebensstandardsicherung, Migration, Wohnen, Bildung und Lernen, Mobilität,Technik, Seniorenwirtschaft, betriebliches Alternsmanagement, Erwerbsarbeit Älterer,informelle und formelle Unterstützungssysteme, Generationenbeziehungen,Vereinbarkeit... more...

  • Bildungschancen im Spiegel familiendemografischer Veränderungenby Kristian Stoye

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 39.99

    In einer umfassenden quantitativen Studieuntersucht Kristian Stoye die Bedeutung der Geschwister- undFamilienkonstellation für die Bildungschancen eines Kindes mit repräsentativenDaten aus dem Sozio-oekonomischen Panel und der Deutschen Lebensverlaufsstudie.Die empirischen Befunde zeigen einen negativen Zusammenhang zwischen demBildungserfolg und... more...

  • Daseinsvorsorge und Gemeinwesen im ländlichen Raumby Michael Herbst; Frieder Dünkel; Benjamin Stahl

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 39.99

    In entlegenen, ländlichen Räumen ergeben sich komplexe Problemlagen, die eine interdisziplinäre Erforschung notwendig machen. Der vorliegende Band beleuchtet mit Hilfe unterschiedlichster Fachdisziplinen neue Ansätze für die Daseinsvorsorge und das Gemeinwesen. Beteiligt sind Sozial-/Wirtschaftsgeografie und Ökologie, Soziologie, Politikwissenschaft,... more...

  • Dynamic Demographic Analysisby Robert Schoen

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This volume presents state of the art analyses from scholars dealing with a range of demographic topics of current concern, including longevity, mortality and morbidity, migration, and how population composition impacts intergenerational transfer schemes.  New approaches are applied to such issues as measuring changes in cohort survivorship in... more...

  • Population and Societyby Gregg Lee Carter

    Wiley 2016; US$ 24.95

    This exciting new book presents the field of social demography, animating the study of population with a vibrant sociological imagination. Gregg Lee Carter provides multiple demonstrations of how taking a demographic perspective can give us a better understanding of social phenomena once thought to be largely the products of culture, politics, or the... more...