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Populations and societies.


Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall [1973] .
ISBN 0136845630, 9780136845638

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Subjects Demographie.
Population.
Social structure.
Sociedades.
Société.
Sozialstruktur.
Structure sociale.
Series Prentice-Hall series in sociology.
Description xiii, 562 pages illustrations 25 cm.
Copyright Date [1973]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 523-550).
Contents Components of population growth and changing composition. Trends and variations in mortality and the social structure of mortality control: The modern decline of mortality ; Differential mortality ; The social structure of mortality control -- Matchmaking, marriage, and family formation: The frequency of marriage and nonmarriage ; Age at marriage ; Mate selection -- Patterns of childbearing: General remarks ; Trends and variations in fertility ; Dimensions of childbearing ; Microanalytic and macroanalytic theories of fertility and population growth -- Migratory movements: The definition and measurement of migration ; Migratory movements in different kinds of societies ; Migration and population redistribution ; Differential migration ; Individual, community, and societal consequences of migration -- Social and occupational mobility: Occupational mobility: sources of data and methods of measurement ; The occupational mobility regime ; Factors affecting the pattern of mobility rates ; Consequences of mobility patterns ; Concluding remarks: changing social and occupational structure as a consequence of mortality.
Population and social structure. Introduction: world population and populations of the world: Man's numbers and his changing societies ; Demography and populations studies ; A brief sketch of world population history ; Population histories and historical demography ; Population variation: contemporary views ; Populations and societies in time and space -- Population and societal strategies of survival and adaptation: the size-density model and the urban revolution: Societal taxonomies and the size-density model ; Societal strategies of survival and adaptation: changes in time ; The urban-metropolitan revolution: the modern societal strategy of survival and adaptation ; Cities and hinterlands: the metropolitan community ; The megalopolitan network -- Data: the facts of populations and societies: Types of data ; Specialized sources of population data ; Analytical units for population studies ; Functional combinations of primary analytical units --
Population growth and social change. Social and economic responses to population growth: Changing population composition by roles: the labor force, age structure, and economic growth ; Population processes, social disorganization, and social change ; Population growth and social change -- Demographic responses to population growth: Population growth and redistribution: out-migration and bifurcation versus involution ; Control of population growth ; Demographic responses in selected industrialized countries -- A case study: population and growth in the United States: Population growth and expansion of settlement, 1790 - 1860 ; Families and economic, social, and political institutions of nineteenth-century rural America ; Population growth and redistribution, 1870 - 1950 ; Families and economic, social, and political institutions of twentieth-century urban America ; Community, ethnicity, and social class: changing axes of social solidarity and political cleavage.
Quantitative representation and analysis of population composition and social structure: Introduction ; Elements of social structure ; Elements of population composition ; Counts, ratios, and frequency distributions ; Comparison of distributions ; Population composition and other correlates of variation in individual traits: "expected case" analysis ; Group characteristics and individual traits: contextual, structural, and compositional effects and ecological correlation analysis -- Quantitative representation and measurement of population movements and transformations: Introductory remarks ; Mortality analysis ; Standardization ; Life expectancy and the life table ; The abridged life table ; Fertility analysis ; Population projections: mortality, fertility, and changes in the size and composition of a population ; Migration and changes in the geographical distribution of a population.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)447317
(OCoLC)ocm00447317
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WorldCat Identities Matras, Judah.
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