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Demography

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  • Unnatural Deaths in the U.S.S.R.by Iosif G. Dyadkin

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 48.37

    This astonishing and sobering account of government- and war-induced civilian deaths in the Soviet Union calculates that Soviet loss of life between 1928 and 1954 was far higher than Western ex-perts have ever believed. Applying mathematical techniques to Soviet demographic statistics, Dyadkin shows that Stalinist repres-sion and World War II must... 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...

  • Genocideby James Baldwin

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 45.76

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  • Are Black Men Doomed?by Alford A. Young

    Wiley 2018; US$ 45.00 US$ 40.50

    Life for too many African American men is a battle with extreme disadvantage, a fight for survival, and a struggle for dignity in a society which labels them a "problem." For more than 30 years, most of the effort put toward addressing the crisis of Black men has centered on what  they  must do to improve their condition. Without neglecting that perspective, ... more...

  • The Economics of Populationby Julian Simon

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 45.76

    The economics of population has a long and controversial history as well as an exciting present. Vociferous popular debate, public policy, and population economics have unduly influenced one another: public debate and policy affect the erection of economists' conclusions just as the results of economists' studies influence debate and popular thought.... 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...