Demographics just got a lot more interesting, thanks to this book’s compelling writing and intriguing essays. POPULATION does more than give you information; it also shows you how to use it. From the debate over how to rebuild the Gulf Coast after Hurricane Katrina to what should be done about Social Security and Medicare, POPULATION lets you apply the research yourself.
Part I: A DEMOGRAPHIC PERSPECTIVE.
1. Introduction to Demography.
2. Global Population Trends.
3. Demographic Perspectives.
4. Demographic Data.
Part II: POPULATION PROCESSES.
5. The Health and Mortality Transition.
6. The Fertility Transition.
7. The Migration Transition.
Part III: POPULATION STRUCTURE AND CHARACTERISTICS.
8. The Age Transition.
9. The Urban Transition.
10. The Family and Household Transition.
Part IV: USING THE DEMOGRAPHIC PERSPECTIVE.
11. Population and Sustainability.
12. What Lies Ahead?
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