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The Study of Population: An Inventory and Appraisal

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Here is an encyclopedic summary of the field of demography, ranging from its historical beginnings to promising subjects for its future study, from analysis of the subfields of demography to the possibilities of its integration with other scientific disciplines. The Study of Population contains contributions by twenty-eight top-ranking population specialists, each of whom writes with a thorough knowledge of his field.

Table of Contents

Demography as a Science - Philip M. Hauser and Otis Dudley Duncan

Development and Current Status of Demography: The Development of Demography - Frank Lorimer

Development and Perspectives of Demographic Research in France - Alfred Sauvy

The Development of Demography in Great Britain - E. Grebenik

Demography in Germany - Hermann Schubnell

Contributions of Italy to Demography - Alessandro Costanzo

Demographic Studies in Brazil - Giorgio Mortara

Survey of the Status of Demography in India - C. Chandrasekaran

Demographic Research in the Pacific Area - Irene B. Taeuber

The Development and Status of American Demography - Rupert B. Vance

Elements of Demography: World Demographic Data - Forrest E. Linder

Population Composition - Amos H. Hawley

Population Distribution - Donald J. Bogue

Fertility - N. B. Ryder

Mortality - Harold F. Dorn

Population Growth and Replacement - Hannes Hyrenius

Internal Migration - Donald J. Bogue

International Migration - Brinley Thomas

Population Estimates and Projections - John V. Grauman

Family Statistics - Paul C. Glick

Working Force - A. J. Jaffe

Population and Natural Resources - Edward A. Ackerman

Population Studies within Various Disciplines: Ecology and Demography - Peter W. Frank

Human Ecology and Population Studies - Otis Dudley Duncan

Geography and Demography - Edward A. Ackerman

Physical Anthropology and Demography - Franz J. Kallmann, M.D., and John D. Rainer, M.D.

Economics and Demography - Joseph J. Spengler

Sociology and Demography - Wilbert E. Moore

List of Contributors

Product Details

ISBN:
9780226319513
Editor:
Hauser, Philip M.; Duncan, Otis Dudley
Editor:
Duncan, Otis Dudley
Editor:
Hauser, Philip M.
Editor:
Duncan, Otis Dudley
Editor:
Hauser, Philip M.; Duncan, Otis Dudley
Author:
Duncan, Otis Dudley
Author:
Hauser, Philip M.
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Subject:
General
Subject:
Demography
Subject:
Population
Subject:
General Social Science
Subject:
Sociology - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Publication Date:
19590431
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
illustrations
Pages:
878
Dimensions:
9.82x7.26x2.20 in. 3.40 lbs.

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History and Social Science » Geography » Population
History and Social Science » Sociology » General
History and Social Science » Western Civilization » General

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