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  • Biodemography of Fertility in Japanby Shoko Konishi; Emi Tamaki; Jun Yoshinaga

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 52.58

    This book presents original data on the proximate determinants of fertility in Japan. Its goal is to disaggregate low fertility levels in Japan into physiological, behavioral, and social components. Further, the book reviews previous studies on the proximate determinants of fertility in Japan, and compares the data to that on other countries. ... more...

  • Business Statistics of the United States 2017by Susan Ockert

    Bernan Press 2017; US$ 166.00

    Business Statistics of the United States is a comprehensive and practical collection of data from as early as 1913 that reflects the nation's economic performance. more...

  • Demographic Angstby Alan Nadel

    Rutgers University Press 2017; US$ 29.95

    Alan Nadel explores influential non-fiction books, magazine articles, and public documents to demonstrate how films such as Singin’ in the Rain, On the Waterfront, Sunset Boulevard, Roman Holiday, North by Northwest, and Sayonara , negotiated anxieties over the changes impelled by postwar America’s radically reconfigured population.  more...

  • Demography of Refugee and Forced Migrationby Graeme Hugo; Mohammad Jalal Abbasi-Shavazi; Ellen Percy Kraly

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 97.84

    This authoritative and comprehensive edited volume presents current research on how demography can contribute to generating scientific knowledge and evidence concerning refugees and forced migration, developing evidence based policy recommendations on protection for forced migrants and reception of refugees, and revealing the determinants and consequences... more...

  • County and City Extra 2017by Deirdre A. Gaquin; Mary Meghan Ryan

    Bernan Press 2017; US$ 171.00

    Find out how your county or city measures up with others across the United States! Updated annually to guarantee convenient access to current statistical information, County and City Extra is a single-volume source of data for every U.S. state, county, metropolitan area, Congressional district, and all cities with populations above 25,000. ... more...

  • Routledge Handbook of Asian Demographyby Zhongwei Zhao; Adrian C. Hayes

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Home to close to 60 per cent of the world’s population, Asia is the largest and by far the most populous continent. It is also extremely diverse, physically and culturally. Asian countries and regions have their own distinctive histories, cultural traditions, religious beliefs and political systems, and they have often pursued different routes to... more...

  • Why Demography Mattersby Danny Dorling; Stuart Gietel-Basten

    Wiley 2017; US$ 29.95 US$ 26.96

    Demography is not destiny. As Giacomo Casanova explained over two centuries ago: 'There is no such thing as destiny. We ourselves shape our own lives.' Today we are shaping them and our societies more than ever before. Globally, we have never had fewer children per adult: our population is about to stabilize, though we do not know when or at what... more...

  • State Profiles 2017by Hannah Anderson Krog

    Bernan Press 2017; US$ 166.00

    State Profiles 2017 provides a ten-page profile for each U.S. state plus the District of Columbia provides reliable, up-to-date information on a wide range of topics, including: population, labor force, income and poverty, government finances, crime, education, health insurance coverage, voting, marital status, migration, and more. more...

  • Demography of the Dobe !Kungby J. Mayone Stycos

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1979, this is a classic study of the population of the Bushmen of the Kalahari Deselt of Botswana. Using methods that are simple and fully illustrated, the author presents empirical descriptions of the fertility, mortality, and marriage patterns of the now famous !Kung hunter-gatherers. The !King "Bushman" people of the Kalahari... more...

  • Population and Demographyby Stephen Shennan

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 40.95

    Covers recent work on the cultural aspects of past societies, focusing especially on studies of colonisation and migration, and the impact of population growth. more...