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Demography

  • Population in Historyby D.E.C. Eversley

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 55.95

    This large-scale comparative endeavor, complete in two volumes, reflects increasing concern with the population factor in economic and social change worldwide. Demographers, on their side, have been focusing on history. In response to this, Population in History represents the work of two practitioners that have begun to work together, using their... more...

  • Population Controlby Steven Mosher

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    For over half a century, policymakers committed to population control have perpetrated a gigantic, costly, and inhumane fraud upon the human race. They have robbed people of the developing countries of their progeny and the people of the developed world of their pocketbooks. Determined to stop population growth at all costs, those Mosher calls "population... more...

  • Against the Streamby William Petersen

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    With the insight and clarity that mark all of Petersen's writings, Against the Stream brings together reflections of an unconventional demographer. Thirteen essays on various topics become a cohesive unit by virtue of the author's unique point of view, and the understanding of contemporary events he has gathered in his long mastery of demography is... more...

  • That Floating Bridgeby Benj DeMott

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Alive to history in the making (and the weight of the past) this volume examines Obama's presidency and Lyndon Johnson's, the killing of Trayvon Martin and the death of Andrew Breitbart, Occupy Wall Street and "America Beyond Capitalism." It presents essays, poems, and plays that speak to our times and challenge the liberal imagination. The title,... more...

  • China’s Urbanization and Socioeconomic Impactby Zongli Tang

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 91.69

    This book examines the impacts of China’s urbanization on the country’s economic development, clan culture, rural societies, minority resident areas, natural environment, women, and public policy reforms, drawing on official statistics, independent survey data, archives, and fieldwork research to do so. Adopting a cross-disciplinary perspective, the... more...

  • America's Diverse Populationby Michael D. Dulberger

    Bernan Press 2017; US$ 114.00

    America’s Diverse Population provides a compendium of facts portraying the economic and social class divide in America. The dramatic shifts in America have provoked many false claims and distortions of facts that have fueled demagoguery, as occurred during the 2016 presidential campaign. Access to unvarnished facts is more critical now than ever.... more...

  • A Longitudinal Approach to Family Trajectories in Franceby Arnaud Régnier-Loilier

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 91.69

    Adopting a longitudinal approach, this book examines the dynamics of union and family formation in France and its effects on various aspects of life, such as employment, intergenerational transfers, etc. Drawing on data from a survey in which the same respondents were interviewed three times at three-year intervals, the book explores how demographic... more...

  • Race and Representative Bureaucracy in American Policingby Brandy A. Kennedy; Adam M. Butz; Nazita Lajevardi; Matthew J. Nanes

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 51.52

    This book examines issues of race and policing through the lens of representative bureaucracy theory. According to representative bureaucracy theory, demographic correspondence between government employees and the local population can lead to more favorable outcomes for minority groups. It argues that police forces with higher minority composition... more...

  • Handbuch Arbeits- und Gesundheitsschutzby Institut für angewandte Arbeitswiss

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2017; US$ 19.26

    Dieses Handbuch dient als Praxisleitfaden für Arbeits- und Gesundheitsschutzbeauftragte. Es gibt Hilfestellung beim Aufbau der Organisation des betrieblichen Arbeits- und Gesundheitsschutzes. Dies soll Unternehmen dazu befähigen, basierend auf  den gesetzlichen Anforderungen ein zum jeweiligen Betrieb passendes System zu installieren. Neben der... more...

  • Africa's Population: In Search of a Demographic Dividendby Hans Groth; John F. May

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 126.08

    This book examines the promises as well as the challenges the demographic dividend brings to sub-Saharan Africa as fertility rates in the region fall and the labor force grows. It offers a detailed analysis of what conditions must be met in order for the region to take full economic advantage of ongoing population dynamics. As the book makes clear,... more...