9781412900652

Population and Society

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  • ISBN13:

    9781412900652

  • ISBN10:

    1412900654

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/1/2013
  • Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd
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Summary

Population and Society is an undergraduate introduction to population that explains the latest shifts in population studies. The text provides a detailed and completely accessible overview that:- situates demographic aspects of population - births, deaths, migration, disease - within the context of broader social impacts, like work, health and wealth inequalities;- uses illustrative examples from the developed and developing world, avoiding a distinct UK, European or "Western" bias;- is illustrated throughout with pedagogic features, like chapter opening summaries, concluding list of key terms, suggestions for further readings, case study examples ("boxes"), and a glossary and full index.This text will be widely used as the standard and most up-to-date text on population and society for courses in the social sciences.

Table of Contents

Introduction
People and Populations
Mortality and Fertility
Migration and Mobility
Demographic Transition
Disease
Population Structure and Ageing
Living Arrangements
Work
Choices
Food and Famine
Well-being and Inequalities
The Global Future
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