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Population and Society by Paul Williamson
Book DescriptionPopulation 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.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781412900652
Classification: Population & demography
Format: Paperback (242mm x 170mm x 13mm)
Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 20-Feb-2013
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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An up-to-date, student focused introduction that will be adopted on sociology, human geography and population studies modules across the social sciences.
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