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Population & demography books

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Recently Published

World Population & Human Capital in the Twenty-First Century An Overview by Wolfgang (Founding Director, Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital (IIASA, VID/ OEAW, WU)) Lutz World Population & Human Capital in the Twenty-First Century An Overview
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Using a selection of continent-wide datasets, this book provides an in-depth analysis of past trends in fertility, mortality, migration, and education. It examines relevant theories and identifies key determining factors to emphasize alternative trends in human capital.
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/11/2017

Population, Migration, and Socioeconomic Outcomes among Island and Mainland Puerto Ricans La Crisis Boricua by Marie T. Mora, Alberto Davila, Havidan Rodriguez, Francisco L. Rivera-Batiz Population, Migration, and Socioeconomic Outcomes among Island and Mainland Puerto Ricans La Crisis Boricua
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This book renders a comprehensive and detailed analysis of the socioeconomic and demographic outcomes of Puerto Ricans during Puerto Rico's severe economic crisis. This book is a valuable resource for scholars interested in Puerto Rico and economic, social mobility, migration,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/11/2017

Millennials in America 2017 by Robert L. Scardamalia Millennials in America 2017

This publication provides a wide range of characteristics profiling the demographic, social, and economic status of the millennial generation.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

The New Worlds of Thomas Robert Malthus Rereading the Principle of Population by Alison Bashford, Joyce E. Chaplin The New Worlds of Thomas Robert Malthus Rereading the Principle of Population
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The New Worlds of Thomas Robert Malthus is a sweeping global and intellectual history that radically recasts our understanding of Malthus's Essay on the Principle of Population, the most famous book on population ever written or ever likely to be....
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/10/2017

Lexis in Demography by Klara Hulikova Tesarkova, Olga Kurtinova Lexis in Demography
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This book explores the life of economist and social scientist Wilhelm Lexis and the key demographic instrument named after him: the Lexis diagram.
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/10/2017

Model-Based Demography Essays on Integrating Data, Technique and Theory by Thomas K. Burch Model-Based Demography Essays on Integrating Data, Technique and Theory

As demonstrated in this book, some demographic techniques can also be seen as theoretical models, and some substantive/behavioral models, commonly rejected as theory because of inconsistent observations, are now seen as valuable theoretical models, for example demographic transition theory.
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

Exploring the Health State of a Population by Dynamic Modeling Methods by Christos H. Skiadas, Charilaos Skiadas Exploring the Health State of a Population by Dynamic Modeling Methods
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This book introduces and applies the stochastic modeling techniques and the first exit time theory in demography through describing the theory related to the health state of a population and the introduced health state function.
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/10/2017

Routledge Handbook of Asian Demography by Zhongwei Zhao Routledge Handbook of Asian Demography

Asia is the largest and most populous continent in the world. Its current population of around 4.3 billion accounts for close to 60 percent of the world's total. It is also an extremely diverse continent with people living in hugely...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/10/2017

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State Profiles 2017 The Population and Economy of Each U.S. State by Hannah M. Anderson State Profiles 2017 The Population and Economy of Each U.S. State

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,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2017

Population Change and Impacts in Asia and the Pacific by Jacques Poot Population Change and Impacts in Asia and the Pacific

This book provides a contemporary regional science perspective on population change, and its socio-economic consequences, in the Asia-Pacific region. The authors, experts in the field of population studies, provide unique viewpoints from the perspective of regional science, drawing together many...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/12/2017

Demography of Refugee and Forced Migration by Graeme Hugo Demography of Refugee and Forced Migration

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...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/12/2017

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Low Fertility Regimes and Demographic and Societal Change by Dudley L., Jr. (Texas A & M University) Poston Low Fertility Regimes and Demographic and Societal Change
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This book explores how low fertility levels could fundamentally change a country's population and society. It analyzes the profound effects below average birthrates have on virtually all aspects of society, from the economy to religion, from marriage to gender roles....
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/10/2017

Scarce Women and Surplus Men in China and India Macro Demographics versus Local Dynamics by Sharada Srinivasan Scarce Women and Surplus Men in China and India Macro Demographics versus Local Dynamics

It discusses how demographic change interacts with other processes of change, including changes with respect to economic development and globalization, gender, class, caste, families, migration and work.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

Latin America and the Caribbean Demographic Observatory 2016 (English/Spanish Edition) Population Projections by United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean Latin America and the Caribbean Demographic Observatory 2016 (English/Spanish Edition) Population Projections

Contains selected indicators from the 2016 revision of estimates and projections of the national, urban, rural and economically active population. The figures contained in this publication are a revision of those presented in the Observatory 2015 and include updates of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

Our Shrinking Planet by Massimo Livi Bacci Our Shrinking Planet

In the space of another generation, the population of the earth will rise by 2. 5 billion. Yet the real problem we face is not so much the increase in numbers as the fact that growth will be highly uneven.
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/09/2017

Our Shrinking Planet by Massimo Livi Bacci Our Shrinking Planet

In the space of another generation, the population of the earth will rise by 2. 5 billion. Yet the real problem we face is not so much the increase in numbers as the fact that growth will be highly uneven.
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/09/2017

Japan's Population Implosion The 50 Million Shock by Yoichi Funabashi Japan's Population Implosion The 50 Million Shock

This cutting edge collection examines Japan's population issue, exploring how declining demographic trends are affecting Japan's social structure, specifically in the context of Greater Tokyo, life infrastructure, public finance and the economy.
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/09/2017

An Essay on the Principle of Population by Thomas Robert Malthus, Joyce E. Chaplin An Essay on the Principle of Population
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The world's population is now 7.4 billion people. As we stand witness to a possible reversal of modernity's positive trends, Thomas Malthus's pessimism is worth full reconsideration.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

iGen Why Today's Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy--and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood--and What That Means for the Rest of Us by Jean M. Twenge iGen Why Today's Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy--and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood--and What That Means for the Rest of Us

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Format: Hardback - Released: 20/08/2017

The Economic Lifecycle, Gender and Intergenerational Support National Transfer Accounts for Italy by Marina Zannella The Economic Lifecycle, Gender and Intergenerational Support National Transfer Accounts for Italy

By incorporating services originating from unpaid work in its analysis, this monograph corrects the traditional under-evaluation of the ways homemakers contribute to the economy and offers an important addition to studies on generational economy, the National Transfer Accounts project in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/08/2017

Demographic Aspects of the Early Modern Times The Example of the Zurich Countryside in a European Perspective by Walter Letsch Demographic Aspects of the Early Modern Times The Example of the Zurich Countryside in a European Perspective

The study presents the oldest detailed mortality tables worldwide, for the year 1635, including model life tables. Mortality tables are also provided for the times of plague epidemics, something never done before. Gaps are also filled with population structures and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/07/2017

The Routledge Handbook of Census Resources, Methods and Applications Unlocking the UK 2011 Census by John Stillwell The Routledge Handbook of Census Resources, Methods and Applications Unlocking the UK 2011 Census

The collection of reliable and comprehensive data on the magnitude, composition and distribution of a country's population is essential in order for governments to provide services, administer effectively and guide a country's development. The primary source of basic demographic statistics...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/07/2017

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