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- DescriptionExamines Demographic Trends from an Historical and Comparative Perspective. World Population Dynamics: An Introduction to Demography, 1/e by Barbara A. Anderson takes an historical and comparative approach that places demographic conditions and changes in context and illuminates their importance in the past, and present and in years to come. With sociological, ecomic, health, and political perspectives integrated throughout, readers will gain an understanding of the patterns and causes of population change historically and in the contemporary world.
- Author BiographyBarbara A. Anderson is the Ronald Freedman Collegiate Professor of Sociology and Population Studies at the University of Michigan. She holds a Bachelors Degree in Mathematics from the University of Chicago and a Doctorate in Sociology from Princeton University. She has been on the faculties of Yale and Brown Universities. She has been a Guggenheim Fellow and has been a visiting member at the Institute for Advanced Study and the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences. She has published on many aspects of population and development. Her research has been supported by the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, Social Science Research Council, the Korea Research Foundation, Human Sciences Research Council (South Africa) and Statistics South Africa. She has consulted on demographic issues to the governments of Estonia, China, South Africa and the United States.
- Author(s)Barbara A. Anderson
- PublisherPearson Education (US)
- Date of Publication25/03/2014
- SubjectSociology & Anthropology: Professional
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- Weight887 g
- Width203 mm
- Height254 mm
- Spine20 mm
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