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Demography at the Edge.

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Addressing the methodological and topical challenges facing demographers working in remote regions, this book compares and contrasts the research, methods and models, and policy applications from peripheral regions in developed nations. With the emphasis on human populations as dynamic, adaptive, evolving systems, it explores how populations respond in different ways to changing environmental, cultural and economic conditions and how effectively they manage these change processes. Theoretical understandings and policy issues arising from demographic modelling are tackled including: competition for skilled workers; urbanisation and ruralisation; population ageing; the impacts of climate change; the life outcomes of Indigenous peoples; globalisation and international migration. Based on a strong theoretical framework around issues of heterogeneity, generational change, temporariness and the relative strength of internal and external ties, Demography at the Edge provides a common set of approaches and issues that benefit both researchers and practitioners. Hardback book in pictorial boards. In very good almost as new condition. The fep is missing. No marks or inscriptions. Not ex-library.

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Author(s):
Dean Carson, Rasmus Ole Rasmussen, Prescott Ensign, Lee Huskey and Andrew Taylor.
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
24x16cms
Edition:
2011
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0754679624
ISBN-13:
9780754679622
Number of pages:
344
Publisher:
Ashgate
Title:
Demography at the Edge. Remote Human Populations in Developed Nations.

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Addressing the methodological and topical challenges facing demographers working in remote regions, this book compares and contrasts the research, methods and models, and policy applications from peripheral regions in developed nations. With the emphasis on human populations as dynamic, adaptive, evolving systems, it explores how populations respond in different ways to changing environmental, cultural and economic conditions and how effectively they manage these change processes. Theoretical understandings and policy issues arising from demographic modelling are tackled including: competition for skilled workers; urbanisation and ruralisation; population ageing; the impacts of climate change; the life outcomes of Indigenous peoples; globalisation and international migration. Based on a strong theoretical framework around issues of heterogeneity, generational change, temporariness and the relative strength of internal and external ties, Demography at the Edge provides a common set of approaches and issues that benefit both researchers and practitioners. Hardback book in pictorial boards. In very good almost as new condition. The fep is missing. No marks or inscriptions. Not ex-library.

Author(s):
Dean Carson, Rasmus Ole Rasmussen, Prescott Ensign, Lee Huskey and Andrew Taylor.
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
24x16cms
Edition:
2011
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0754679624
ISBN-13:
9780754679622
Number of pages:
344
Publisher:
Ashgate
Title:
Demography at the Edge. Remote Human Populations in Developed Nations.

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