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Demography

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  • 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$ 48.36

    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$ 48.36

    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...

  • 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...

  • Israel's Destinyby Jon Anson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 48.36

    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$ 48.36

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

  • Demography of the Dobe !Kungby J. Mayone Stycos

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 48.36

    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...

  • Kingsley Davisby David M. Heer

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 45.74

    "Kingsley Davis (1908-1997) was one of the pioneers in social demography, and was particularly identified with the theory of the demographic transition. This holds that the process of industrialization first causes mortality to decline, leading to a substantial rate of population growth and only later causes fertility to fall, leading eventually to... more...