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Population & demography books

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Recently Published

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. Considering the failures of past Japanese policies from...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/09/2017

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: 21/09/2017

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: 01/09/2017

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

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

This book examines economic transfers across generations and genders from a European perspective. It addresses key challenges that contemporary societies face in regards to ageing, welfare sustainability, and intergenerational and gender equity. Coverage also offers important insights into an often...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/08/2017

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., PhD 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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A highly readable and entertaining first look at how today's members of iGen-the children, teens, and young adults born in the mid-1990s and later-are vastly different from their Millennial predecessors, and from any other generation, from the renowned psychologist and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/08/2017

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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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

? This volume documents how families, communities and some groups (single men, young `scarce' women, parents) adapt and adjust to recent demographic shifts in China and India. It discusses how demographic change interacts with other processes of change, including changes...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/09/2017

Low Fertility Regimes and Demographic and Societal Change by Samsik Lee, Han Gon Kim 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: 03/10/2017

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

Late in a career of more than sixty years, Thomas Burch, an internationally known social demographer, undertook a wide-ranging methodological critique of demography. This volume contains a selection of resulting papers, some previously unpublished, some published but not readily accessible...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

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 but the fact that growth will be highly uneven.
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/10/2017

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 but the fact that growth will be highly uneven.
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/10/2017

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

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. The book provides the derivation...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/10/2017

Visualizing Mortality Dynamics in the Lexis Diagram by Roland Rau, Christina Bohk-Ewald, Magdalena M. Muszynska, James W. Vaupel Visualizing Mortality Dynamics in the Lexis Diagram
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This book visualizes mortality dynamics in the Lexis diagram. While the standard approach of plotting death rates is also covered, the focus in this book is on the depiction of rates of mortality improvement over age and time. This rather...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/10/2017

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

Family Planning Operations Research in Asia by George Peter Cernada Family Planning Operations Research in Asia


Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

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

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: 03/12/2017

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

Other books in this genre

Fertility, Conjucture, Difference Anthropological Approaches to the Heterogeneity of Modern Fertility Declines by Philip Kreager Fertility, Conjucture, Difference Anthropological Approaches to the Heterogeneity of Modern Fertility Declines

In the last forty years anthropologists have made major contributions to understanding the heterogeneity of reproductive trends and processes underlying them.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/07/2017

The Future of Low Birth-Rate Populations by Lincoln H. Day The Future of Low Birth-Rate Populations

First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor and Francis, an informa company.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/06/2017

Population and Society An Introduction to Demography by Dudley L., Jr. Poston, Leon F. Bouvier Population and Society An Introduction to Demography
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Ideal for a first course in demography, this sociologically oriented textbook stresses the individual's role in population decision-making.
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/06/2017

A Longitudinal Approach to Family Trajectories in France The Generations and Gender Survey by Arnaud Regnier-Loilier A Longitudinal Approach to Family Trajectories in France The Generations and Gender Survey

Adopting a longitudinal approach, this book examines the dynamics of union and family formation in France and its effects on various aspects of life, such as employment, intergenerational transfers, etc. Drawing on data from a survey in which the same...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/06/2017

New Methods for Measuring and Analyzing Segregation by Mark A. Fossett New Methods for Measuring and Analyzing Segregation

Drawing on the insight that in this framework index scores are additively determined by individual residential attainments, the book shows that the level of segregation in a given city can be equated to the effect of group membership (e.g., race)...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/06/2017

America's Diverse Population A Comparison of Race, Ethnicity, and Social Class in Graphic Detail by Michael D. Dulberger America's Diverse Population A Comparison of Race, Ethnicity, and Social Class in Graphic Detail

America's Diverse Population provides a compendium of facts portraying the economic and social class divide in America. The dramatic shifts in America have provoked many false claims and distortions of facts that have fueled demagoguery, as occurred during the 2016...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/06/2017

Africa's Population: In Search of a Demographic Dividend by Hans Groth Africa's Population: In Search of a Demographic Dividend

This book examines the promises as well as the challenges the demographic dividend brings to sub-Saharan Africa as fertility rates in the region fall and the labor force grows. It offers a detailed analysis of what conditions must be met...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/06/2017

Latinos in New York Communities in Transition by Sherrie L. Baver Latinos in New York Communities in Transition

Significant changes in New York City's Latino community have occurred since the first edition of Latinos in New York: Communities in Transition was published in 1996. The Latino population in metropolitan New York has increased from 1.7 million in the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/05/2017

Latinos in New York Communities in Transition by Sherrie L. Baver Latinos in New York Communities in Transition

Significant changes in New York City's Latino community have occurred since the first edition of Latinos in New York: Communities in Transition was published in 1996. The Latino population in metropolitan New York has increased from 1.7 million in the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/05/2017

Mini-India The Politics of Migration and Subalternity in the Andaman Islands by Philipp (Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Centre for Advanced Studies) Zehmisch Mini-India The Politics of Migration and Subalternity in the Andaman Islands
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This book fills a gap in the under-represented scholarship on the migrant and settler society of the Andaman Islands. The study focusses on how marginalised people from criminalised, low-class, low-caste, landless, refugee, repatriated, and Adivasi backgrounds have come to form...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/05/2017

Cohort Change Ratios and their Applications by Jack Baker, David A. Swanson, Jeff Tayman, Lucky M. Tedrow Cohort Change Ratios and their Applications
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This textbook focuses on the cohort change ratio (CCR) method. It presents powerful, yet relatively simple ways to generate accurate demographic estimates and forecasts that are cost efficient and require fewer resources than other techniques. The concepts, analytical frameworks, and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/05/2017

City in a Garden Environmental Transformations and Racial Justice in Twentieth-Century Austin, Texas by Andrew M. Busch City in a Garden Environmental Transformations and Racial Justice in Twentieth-Century Austin, Texas

The natural beauty of Austin, Texas, has always been central to the city's identity. From the beginning, city leaders, residents, planners, and employers consistently imagined Austin as a natural place, highlighting the region's environmental attributes as they marketed the city...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/04/2017

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