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Demography

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  • An Essay on the Principle of Populationby T. R. Malthus

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 7.95

    The first major study of population size and its tremendous importance to the character and quality of society, this classic examines the tendency of human numbers to outstrip their resources. more...

  • Transformation from Below? White Suburbia in the Transformation of Apartheid South Africa to Democracyby Ursula Scheidegger

    Basler Afrika Bibliographien 2015; US$ 28.00

    South Africa is an example of a relatively successful political transition. Nevertheless, the first democratic elections in 1994 did not change the systemic and structural inequalities, the socioeconomic legacies of discrimination or the alienation of the different population groups. At the centre of this study is the transformation potential of two... more...

  • Population and Societyby Gregg Lee Carter

    Wiley 2016; US$ 24.95 US$ 22.46

    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...

  • Robotic Technologies in Japanby Tai Wei Lim

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2014; US$ 139.95

    This book examines the way in which robotics and the re-deployment of the aged labor pool in Japan could increase economic productivity in order to cope with the demographic challenges facing that country more...

  • Demography of Indonesia's Ethnicityby Aris Ananta; Evi Nurvidya Arifin; M Sairi Hasbullah; Nur Budi Handayani; Agus Pramono

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2015; US$ 38.87

    Indonesia, the largest country in Southeast Asia, has as its national motto "Unity in Diversity." In 2010, Indonesia stood as the world’s fourth most populous country after China, India and the United States, with 237.6 million people. This archipelagic country contributed 3.5 per cent to the world’s population in the same year.... more...

  • Population in Chinaby Nancy E. Riley

    Wiley 2016; US$ 22.95 US$ 20.66

    China is home to a fifth of the world�s inhabitants. For the last several decades, this huge population has been in flux: fertility has fallen sharply, mortality has declined, and massive rural-to-urban migration is taking place. The state has played a direct role in these changes, seeing population control as an important part of its intention... more...

  • Population Change in the United Kingdomby Prof. Tony Champion; Prof. Jane Falkingham

    Rowman & Littlefield International 2016; US$ 43.99

    This book documents the fundamental transformations of the UK’s population that have major implications for the economy, society, politics and environment. more...

  • A Concise History of World Populationby Massimo Livi Bacci

    Wiley 2017; US$ 46.95 US$ 42.26

    The latest edition of this classic text has been updated to reflect current trends and implications for future demographic developments. The areas of Africa, international migration and population and environment have been strengthened and statistical information has been updated throughout. A new edition of this classic history of demography text,... more...

  • Caste and Democracy in Indiaby Vivek Kumar

    Gyan Publishing House 2014; US$ 99.99

    This book makes two claims about Jati (caste) and democracy in India. First, Social Scientists have only partially understood the realities embedded in the institution of Jati. Second, this partial understanding has propagated a distorted picture of the relationship between Jati and democracy. To prove these claims, the book critically examines structures... more...

  • Aging in Israelby Sara Carmel

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    In the twentieth century, all developed nations began to undergo unprecedented demographic changes, as their birth rates declined, and life expectancies increased significantly --an average of thirty years in less than a century. These developments have caused major transformations in the composition of populations in these countries, especially in... more...