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Demography

  • Boomerang Kids: The Demography of Previously Launched Adultsby D. Nicole Farris

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99

    Combining statistical analyses and personal interviews, this book examines the phenomenon of adult children in the United States who have returned to living with their parents in the family home. It uses both data and narrative to fully detail how such co-residency has shaped this ever-increasing demographic group, who are often referred to as "previously... more...

  • Demography at the Edgeby Rasmus Ole Rasmussen; Prescott Ensign; Lee Huskey; Dean Carson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Addressing the methodological and topical challenges facing demographers working in remote regions, this book compares and contrasts the research, methods and models, and policy applications from peripheral regions in developed nations. With the emphasis on human populations as dynamic, adaptive, evolving systems, it explores how populations respond... more...

  • Demographic Engineering: Population Strategies in Ethnic Conflictby Paul Morland

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 119.95

    Demography has always mattered in conflict, but with conflict increasingly of an inter-ethnic nature, with sharper demographic differences between ethnic groups and with the spread of democracy, numbers count in conflict now more than ever. This book argues for and develops a framework for demographic engineering which provides a fresh perspective... more...

  • Contemporary Conversations on Immigration in the United Statesby Judith Noemí Freidenberg

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 79.99

    Contemporary Conversations on Immigration in the United States shows the complexity of migrant experiences, advocating for immigration as a social issue rather than a social problem, and understanding that immigration rests on larger units of meaning structured by time and place. more...

  • Topics in Theoretical and Applied Statisticsby Giorgio Alleva; Andrea Giommi

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 199.00

    This bookhighlights the latest research findings from the 46th International Meeting ofthe Italian Statistical Society (SIS) in Rome, during which both methodologicaland applied statistical research was discussed. This selection of fullypeer-reviewed papers, originally presented at the meeting, addresses a broadrange of topics, including the theory... more...

  • Alter und Präventionby Stefan Pohlmann

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 39.99

    Die Beiträge zeigen aus verschiedenen Perspektiven unddisziplinären Diskursen heraus wie Prävention im Alter gelingen kann. ImMittelpunkt individueller wie kollektiver Bestrebungen steht dabei das Ziel,zukünftige soziale Risiken und gesundheitliche Belastungen bereits frühzeitigspürbar zu reduzieren. Wissen um demografische und epidemiologischeVeränderungen... 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...

  • 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...

  • Informal Order and the State in Afghanistanby Jennifer Brick Murtazashvili

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 96.00

    Despite efforts to build the state, profound political order in rural Afghanistan is maintained by self-governing, customary organizations. more...