❃ [EPUB] ✻ Demography in Transition By Amanda K. Baumle ➜ – Thomashillier.co.uk The discipline of demography much like the population processes which comprise its focus changes theoretically methodologically and substantively as the world's populations respond to internal and ext The discipline of demography much like the population processes which comprise its focus changes theoretically Demography in eBook Ù methodologically and substantively as the world's populations respond to internal and external forces These disciplinary shifts are often identified and examined by demographers in academic journals and at annual population studies conferences Demography in Transition is a compilation of seven studies presented by demographers at the Southwestern Sociological Association's Annual Meeting The works selected for this volume provide uniue insight into complex demographic issues as well as highlight many of the growing foci in the discipline There has been a movement in demographic research towards focusing on understanding population processes for heterogeneous rather than homogenous populations This movement has resulted in an increase in research concentrating on outcomes dependent on gender race and ethnicity Changes in population structures within the United States have resulted in another notable disciplinary focus Aging populations altering family structures and a rise in Asian and Latino immigration to the US have all attributed to novel areas of research for demographers These timely issues and their intersections are central to the research explored in the chapters contained in this volume In their chapters these demographers examine the manner in which race and ethnicity affect access to heath care; the conseuences and concerns associated with an aging population; the factors affecting Asian migration patterns; and the demographic implications of changing family structures These chapters provide a glimpse into the current insights provided by demographic research as well as directions for its future.
- 227 pages
- Demography in Transition
- Amanda K. Baumle
- 02 September 2016 Amanda K. Baumle