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Demography

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  • 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...

  • Puritan Boston and Quaker Philadelphiaby E. Digby Baltzell

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Based on the biographies of some three hundred people in each city, this book shows how such distinguished Boston families as the Adamses, Cabots, Lowells, and Peabodys have produced many generations of men and women who have made major contributions to the intellectual, educational, and political life of their state and nation. At the same time, comparable... more...

  • Israel's Destinyby Jon Anson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    For over a hundred years, demography has been at the heart of the Zionist project, reflected in the goal of creating and maintaining a Jewish majority in Israel and in ensuring the physical continuation of the Jewish people. Demography continues to be an essential issue in the current struggle between Israel and Palestine. Yet in academic discourse,... more...

  • Images and Identitiesby Asela Rodriguez de Laguna

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis. more...

  • The Myth of Millionaire Tax Flightby Cristobal Young

    Stanford University Press 2017; US$ 22.95

    In this age of globalization, many countries and U.S. states are worried about the tax flight of the rich. As income inequality grows and U.S. states consider raising taxes on their wealthiest residents, there is a palpable concern that these high rollers will board their private jets and fly away, taking their wealth with them. Many assume that the... more...

  • World Populationby Geoffrey Gilbert

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 45.00

    In 1999 the world's population reached six billion people. As experts forecast eight billion people worldwide before the year 2040, we require authoritative answers to questions about the population explosion. This book provides the resources needed to understand the issues at stake. more...

  • World Populationby Geoffrey Gilbert

    ABC-CLIO 2006; US$ 55.00

    Offering an introduction to World population, this work shows how everything from plagues and famines, to disease control and contraception, to economic development and judicial decisions have influenced population patterns. It provides an assessment of world population and the range of economic, social, and environmental issues it raises. more...

  • Demography: Analysis and Synthesis, Four Volume Setby Graziella Caselli; Jacques Vallin; Guillaume Wunsch

    Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 1,320.00

    This four-volume collection of over 140 original chapters covers virtually everything of interest to demographers, sociologists, and others. Over 100 authors present population subjects in ways that provoke thinking and lead to the creation of new perspectives, not just facts and equations to be memorized. The articles follow a theory-methods-applications... more...

  • The Great Population Spike and Afterby W. W. Rostow

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 92.99

    Midway through the eighteenth century, the rate of growth for the world's population was roughly at zero. Immediately after World War II, it was just above 2 percent. Ever since, it has fallen steadily. This new book, the latest offering from a distinguished expert on international economics, tells readers what this stagnation or fall in population... more...

  • Ageing Societiesby Virpi Timonen

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 47.00

    Offers an introduction to the field of ageing, highlighting the inter-connections between health, economic and social aspects of ageing. This book highlights the nature of ageing as an individual and societal experience. It is suitable for undergraduate and postgraduate students in fields such as gerontology, social policy, and social work. more...