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1. Demography is destiny … or not

1. Demography is destiny … or not  

Sarah Harper

in Demography: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2018
Published Online: 
May 2018
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9780191792724
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198725732.003.0001
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chapter
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9780198725732
It is increasingly recognized that population change plays a key role in our political systems, economies, and societies at the local, national, regional, and global level. ‘Demography is ... More
3. Migration and globalization

3. Migration and globalization  

Khalid Koser

in International Migration: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2016
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Jun 2016
eISBN: 
9780191815409
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198753773.003.0003
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chapter
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9780198753773
‘Migration and globalization’ shows how international migration is an important dimension of globalization. Growing developmental, demographic, and democratic disparities provide powerful ... More
Demography: A Very Short Introduction

Demography: A Very Short Introduction  

Sarah Harper

Print Publication Year: 
May 2018
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May 2018
eISBN: 
9780191792724
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198725732.001.0001
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book
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9780198725732
Demography—the study of people—addresses the size, distribution, composition, and density of populations, and considers the impact these factors have on individual lives and the changing ... More
2. From 55,000 to 7 billion

2. From 55,000 to 7 billion  

Sarah Harper

in Demography: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2018
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May 2018
eISBN: 
9780191792724
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198725732.003.0002
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chapter
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9780198725732
‘From 55,000 to 7 billion’ describes how global population has evolved over time and space, experiencing a small increase for thousands of years, until around 200 years ago when global ... More
1. Ageing, a brief history

1. Ageing, a brief history  

Nancy A. Pachana

in Ageing: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2016
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Nov 2016
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9780191792670
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10.1093/actrade/9780198725329.003.0001
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9780198725329
How has the construct of ageing, and attitudes towards it, changed over time? How have human beings from various historical epochs, cultures, and perspectives viewed ageing? What impact ... More
3. The fathers of demographic thought

3. The fathers of demographic thought  

Sarah Harper

in Demography: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2018
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May 2018
eISBN: 
9780191792724
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198725732.003.0003
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chapter
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9780198725732
Demographic ideas can be traced back to antiquity, but it is generally accepted that demography originated in the middle of the 17th century with the English statistician, John Graunt ... More
8. Population pyramids and projections

8. Population pyramids and projections  

Sarah Harper

in Demography: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2018
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May 2018
eISBN: 
9780191792724
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198725732.003.0008
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198725732
‘Population pyramids and projections’ describes a key concept within demography—the population pyramid. The age pyramid represents the distribution of a population by age and sex. It ... More

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