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Population Growth

The Vital Revolution

by Ronald Freedman

<p>The population of the modern world continues to grow at a rate unprecedented in human history. How are we to explain this massive increase in the number of living people? What is its consequence, now and for the future? How have populations ...

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Population in China

by Nancy E. Riley

<p>China is home to a fifth of the world's inhabitants. For the last several decades, this huge population has been in flux: fertility has fallen sharply, mortality has declined, and massive rural-to-urban migration is taking place. The state ...

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Population in History

Essays in Historical Demography, Volume II: Europe and United States

by D.E.C. Eversley

<p>This large-scale comparative endeavor, complete in two volumes, reflects increasing concern with the population factor in economic and social change worldwide. Demographers, on their side, have been focusing on history. In response to this, ...

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Population in History

Essays in Historical Demography, Volume I: General and Great Britain

by D.E.C. Eversley

<p>This large-scale comparative endeavor, complete in two volumes, reflects increasing concern with the population factor in economic and social change worldwide. Demographers, on their side, have been focusing on history. In response to this, ...

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Population Policies and Programmes in Singapore (Second Edition)

by Saw Swee-Hock

<p>The second edition of Population Policies and Programmes in Singapore presents an up-to-date and comprehensive account of the government's initiatives to influence the course of fertility, and hence the rate of population growth in the ...

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Population Politics

The Choices That Shape Our Future

by Virginia Abernethy & Garrett Hardin

<p>International efforts to regulate fertility rates so that populations do not grow beyond the earth's capacity have included technical assistance and capital; improved health care conditions to lower the risk of infant mortality; increased ...

ISBN: 9781351320825

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Population Pressure and Cultural Adjustment

by Virginia Deane Abernethy

<p>Integrating research from anthropology, biology, and history, this provocative, brilliant book proposes a theory of demographic equilibrium. The author's hypothesis is that human beings, like many other species, are able to adjust their ...

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Prison Industrial Complex For Beginners

by James Braxton Peterson

<p><em>Prison Industrial Complex For Beginners</em> is a graphic narrative project that attempts to distill the fundamental components of what scholars, activists, and artists have identified as the Mass Incarceration movement in the United ...

ISBN: 9781939994325

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Puritan Boston and Quaker Philadelphia

by E. Digby Baltzell

<p>Based on the biographies of some three hundred people in each city, this book shows how such distinguished Boston families as the Adamses, Cabots, Lowells, and Peabodys have produced many generations of men and women who have made major ...

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Race, Ethnicity, and United States’ Demographics

by Steven Carley

<p>“Race, Ethnicity, and United States’ Demographics” discusses the demographics of the United States from the perspective of race and ethnicity. Distinguish the terms of race and ethnicity along with racial versus ethnic groups. The ...

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Realities of Foreign Service Life

by Associates of the American Foreign Service Worldwide

Mention a diplomatic career and most people imagine high-level meetings, formal dress and cocktail parties. Few stop to think that behind the occasional glitter of official functions are thousands of families facing all the routines and crises ...

ISBN: 9781475909449

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Reclaiming the Forest: The Ewenki Reindeer Herders of Aoluguya

by Kolås, Åshild

<p> The reindeer herders of Aoluguya, China, are a group of former hunters who today see themselves as "keepers of reindeer" as they engage in ethnic tourism and exchange experiences with their Ewenki neighbors in Russian Siberia. Though to ...

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Remembering International Terrorist Attacks: A Case Study of the Bali Bombings

by Angela Kuhnert

<p>Research Paper (postgraduate) from the year 2014 in the subject Sociology - Social System, Social Structure, Class, Social Stratification, grade: 1,7, Humboldt-University of Berlin (Institut für Asien- und Afrikawissenschaften), course: ...

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Revising the Storm

by Geffrey Davis

<div><p>This debut collection by Cave Canem fellow Geffrey Davis burrows under the surface of gender, addiction, recovery, clumsy love, bitterness, and faith. The tones explored—tender, comic, wry, tragic—interrogate male subjectivity and ...

ISBN: 9781938160295

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Rewriting Homeless Identity

Writing as Coping in an Urban Homeless Community

by Jeremy S. Godfrey

<p>Rewriting Homeless Identity: Writing as Coping in an Urban Homeless Community focuses on the identities of homeless writers, with initially limited or no specialized training in writing, at a homeless community church. Through an ...

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Rooms:

On Human Domestication and Submission

by Christopher G. Moore

<p>Mobility runs deep in our evolutionary history. From our beginnings as a species our small bands were on the move. About 10,000 years ago Agriculture hobbled us. Over millennia, we gradually relinquished our traditional mobility by living in ...

ISBN: 1230002968568

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Routledge Handbook of Asian Demography

by Zhongwei Zhao & Adrian C. Hayes

<p>Home to close to 60 per cent of the world’s population, Asia is the largest and by far the most populous continent. It is also extremely diverse, physically and culturally. Asian countries and regions have their own distinctive histories, ...

ISBN: 9781351373449

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Rural People and Communities in the 21st Century

Resilience and Transformation

by David L. Brown & Kai A. Schafft

<p>Rural people and communities continue to play important social, economic, and environmental roles at a time when societies are rapidly urbanizing. This unrivaled critical introduction, now in a comprehensively updated second edition, examines

ISBN: 9781509529889

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Scottish Migration Since 1750

Reasons and Results

by James C. Docherty

<p><em>Scottish Migration since 1750: Reasons and Results</em> begins a fresh chapter in migration studies using new methods and unpublished sources to map the course of Scottish migration between 1750 and 1990. It explains why the Scottish ...

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Social Demography of South Africa

Advances and Emerging Issues

by Clifford O. Odimegwu & John Kekovole

<p>This edited collection investigates what progress has been made in the field of social demography in South Africa since the democratic dispensation in the country. Contributors offer a compilation of in-depth analytical studies of ...

ISBN: 9781317817994

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