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Demography: A Very Short Introduction

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Harper, S. (2018) Demography: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

  • Introduces the study of demography, and considers how it analyses and addresses size, composition, and density of populations
  • Highlights the way in which the global population has evolved over time and space
  • Considers some of the major demographic theories, and the role of different demographic drivers in impacting populations and individuals
  • Looks at the emergence of new demographic sub-disciplines and addresses some of the future population challenges of the 21st century
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - over nine million copies sold worldwide

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