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Published: 24 July 2018

152 Pages | 11 black and white images

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198725732

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Demography: A Very Short Introduction

Sarah Harper

Very Short Introductions

  • Introduces the study of demography and considers how it analyzes 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 - millions of copies sold worldwide