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India Migration Report 2019

Diaspora in Europe

by S. Irudaya Rajan

<p>India Migration Report 2019 examines the issues of identity related to integration in European societies. It examines the multifarious nature of social, economic and political engagements of the Indian diaspora with their host societies in ...

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India’s Family Planning Programme

Policies, practices and challenges

by Leela Visaria & Rajani R. Ved

<p>This book closely examines the changes, challenges and shifts in India’s family planning programme since its inception in 1952. It discusses the dynamics of population growth, the demographic dividend, family planning and its impact on ...

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Internal Migration

Geographical Perspectives and Processes

by Darren P. Smith, Nissa Finney & Nigel Walford

<p>Over the last two decades there have been numerous profound changes in UK society which have had an impact on the scale, geographies, meaning and experiences of internal migration. Providing a critical appraisal of migration scholarship from ...

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Israel's Destiny

Fertility and Mortality in a Divided Society

by Jon Anson

<p>For over a hundred years, demography has been at the heart of the Zionist project, reflected in the goal of creating and maintaining a Jewish majority in Israel and in ensuring the physical continuation of the Jewish people. Demography ...

ISBN: 9781351511292

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Japanese Americans: The History and Culture of a People

by Jonathan H. X. Lee

<p>This book provides a comprehensive story of the complicated and rich story of the Japanese American experience—from immigration, to discrimination, to adaptation, achievement and contributions to the American mosaic.</p> <p>• Includes more ...

ISBN: 9781440841903

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Jewish Family

Identity and Self-Formation at Home

by Alex Pomson & Randal F. Schnoor

<p>In <em>Jewish Family: Identity and Self-Formation at Home</em> Alex Pomson and Randal F. Schnoor advance a new appreciation for the deep significance of Jewish family in developing Jewish identity. This book is the result of ten years of ...

ISBN: 9780253033123

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Kingsley Davis

A Biography and Selections from His Writings

by David M. Heer

<p>&quot;Kingsley Davis (1908-1997) was one of the pioneers in social demography, and was particularly identified with the theory of the demographic transition. This holds that the process of industrialization first causes mortality to decline, ...

ISBN: 9781351510097

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Live Long and Prosper: Aging in East Asia and Pacific

by World Bank

Aging is a challenge which countries in East Asia and Pacific (EAP) regions are grappling with or will soon confront. It raises many questions for policymakers ranging from potential macroeconomic impacts, to fiscal challenges of supporting ...

ISBN: 9781464804700

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Migration

by Michael Samers & Michael Collyer

<p>While the subject of migration has received enormous attention in academic journals and books across the social sciences, introductory texts on the matter are few and far between. Even fewer books have explored migration through a critical ...

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Millennials in America

by Scardamalia, Robert L.

<span><span>This publication provides a wide range of characteristics profiling the demographic, social, and economic status of the millennial generation. <br /></span></span> ...

ISBN: 9781598887808

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Millennials Rising

The Next Great Generation

by Neil Howe & William Strauss

<p><strong>By the authors of the bestselling <em>13th Gen</em>, an incisive, in-depth examination of the Millennials--the generation born after 1982.</strong></p> <p>In this remarkable account, certain to stir the interest of educators, ...

ISBN: 9780307557940

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Mummy told me I was special: The Midlife Crisis Gen Y has to have

by Trevor Morrison

With sharp wit, accompanied by shameless confessions and self-degradation, Morrison takes us on a ride through the crazy world of a Gen Y mind. For Morrison, the upcoming pathway to midlife happiness for Gen Y starts with overcoming the soft, ...

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Neurotic Beauty

An Outsider Looks at Japan

by Morris Berman

<p>Neurotic Beauty is a remarkable reevaluation of Japan’s role in the modern world.</p> <p>It includes a new assessment of the events leading up to the dropping of the bomb on Hiroshima, and of the potential role of Japanese philosophy in ...

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No Country for Old Maids?

Talking About the ‘Man Drought’

by Hannah August

<p>Hannah August's intelligent and humane study illuminates, sometimes uncomfortably, the ways in which our demographics are changing and our attitudes are not. This is public intellection that is curious, rigorous, and highly relevant to our ...

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Our Shrinking Planet

by Massimo Livi Bacci

<p>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. Whereas rich countries will see aging

ISBN: 9781509515875

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Parents Without Papers

The Progress and Pitfalls of Mexican American Integration

by Frank D. Bean, Susan K. Brown, James D. Bachmeier & others

<p>For several decades, Mexican immigrants in the United States have outnumbered those from any other country. Though the economy increasingly needs their labor, many remain unauthorized. In <em>Parents Without Papers</em>, immigration scholars ...

ISBN: 9781610448512

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Places in Need

The Changing Geography of Poverty

by Scott W. Allard & Scott Allard

<p>Americans think of suburbs as prosperous areas that are relatively free from poverty and unemployment. Yet, today more poor people live in the suburbs than in cities themselves. In <em>Places in Need</em>, social policy expert Scott W. Allard

ISBN: 9781610448659

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Population and Society

An Introduction

by Gregg Lee Carter

<p>This exciting new book presents the field of social demography, animating the study of population with a vibrant sociological imagination. Gregg Lee Carter provides multiple demonstrations of how taking a demographic perspective can give us a

ISBN: 9781509508266

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Population Control

Real Costs, Illusory Benefits

by Steven Mosher

<p>For over half a century, policymakers committed to population control have perpetrated a gigantic, costly, and inhumane fraud upon the human race. They have robbed people of the developing countries of their progeny and the people of the ...

ISBN: 9781351497916

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Population Geography

Tools and Issues

by K. Bruce Newbold

<p>This compact and accessible text provides a comprehensive, issue-oriented introduction to population geography. First grounding students in the fundamentals, Bruce Newbold then explains the tools and techniques commonly used to describe and ...

ISBN: 9781442265325

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