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Introduction

Zhongwei Zhao and Fei Guo

in Transition and Challenge: China's Population at the Beginning of the 21st Century

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199299294
eISBN:
9780191715082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299294.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This introductory chapter briefly reviews China's demographic transition, major demographic challenges, the development of population research in China, and the organization of the book. It provides ... More


Transition and Challenge: China's Population at the Beginning of the 21st Century

Zhongwei Zhao and Fei Guo (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199299294
eISBN:
9780191715082
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299294.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This book examines the major demographic changes that have taken in China in recent decades and the major demographic challenges at the beginning of the 21st century. The extensive evidence presented ... More


China's Demography in Perspective

John C. Caldwell and Zhongwei Zhao

in Transition and Challenge: China's Population at the Beginning of the 21st Century

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199299294
eISBN:
9780191715082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299294.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This concluding chapter places China's population changes in the context of world demographic transition. It shows that China's recent fertility and mortality decline has played a crucial role in ... More


Why Micro Matters

Jere R. Behrman

in Population Matters: Demographic Change, Economic Growth, and Poverty in the Developing World

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244072
eISBN:
9780191595974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244073.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter argues that a micro perspective is essential for many questions regarding population change and economic development. It presents some fundamentals for thinking about population change ... More


Demographic Change, Economic Growth, and Inequality

Jeffrey G. Williamson

in Population Matters: Demographic Change, Economic Growth, and Poverty in the Developing World

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244072
eISBN:
9780191595974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244073.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter argues that in the early stages of demographic transition, per capita income growth is diminished by large youth dependency burdens and small working age adult shares: there are few ... More


Economic Growth in a Malthusian Empire

Peter Temin

in The Roman Market Economy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147680
eISBN:
9781400845422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147680.003.0010
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines Rome's lack of an industrial revolution. Without this momentous change, Rome was subject to Malthusian pressures that limited its economic growth. Yet Malthusian economies can ... More


Population Change

Roderick Floud

in The People and the British Economy, 1830–1914

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192892102
eISBN:
9780191670602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192892102.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This chapter examines the course of population change in Britain from 1830–1914. It shows that economic growth reduced the need to have children just at the time that adults were living longer; they ... More


Land and people, c. 1983

Desmond A. Gillmor

in A New History of Ireland Volume VII: Ireland 1921-84

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217527
eISBN:
9780191678240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217527.003.0016
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Irish land was put to predominantly pastoral use in the early 1980s, as it had been, except under abnormal circumstances, since clearance of the natural forests. The agrarian landscape of the early ... More


Evidence for public health practice: Health Inequalities National Support Team

Chris Bentley and Peter Counsell

in Studying health inequalities: An applied approach

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447305286
eISBN:
9781447312031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305286.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

From 2007 until it was closed down by the Coalition government in 2011 HINST operated on the premise that it is possible to narrow gaps in health outcomes by targeting local policy and action.  This ... More


Population and Society in Contemporary Tibet

Rong Ma

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622092020
eISBN:
9789882207288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622092020.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This survey documents Tibetan society over five decades, including population structure in rural and urban areas, marriage and migration patterns, the maintenance of language and traditional culture, ... More


Introduction

M. E. Turner, J. V. Beckett, and B. Afton

in Farm Production in England 1700-1914

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208044
eISBN:
9780191716577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208044.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This introductory chapter establishes the key questions in English agricultural history about the timing of the agricultural revolution and its relationship with the associated industrial and ... More


Tyrants and the polis: migration, identity and urban development in Sicily

Kathryn Lomas

in Ancient Tyranny

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621255
eISBN:
9780748651047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621255.003.0026
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The nature of tyranny and kingship in the western Mediterranean, and the possible reasons for the prevalence of tyranny as a political system, are contentious issues. This chapter focuses on one ... More


International development and population ageing

Peter Lloyd-Sherlock

in Population ageing and international development: From generalisation to evidence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421920
eISBN:
9781447303022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421920.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Population ageing and the lives of older people are often framed by a number of stereotypes and generalisations. It is often misconstrued to be ‘problematic’ for development. However, given the ... More


Population Ecology

John H. Rappole

in The Avian Migrant: The Biology of Bird Migration

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231146784
eISBN:
9780231518635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231146784.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter focuses on the avian migrant's population ecology. The basic equation for population growth states that change in the population over time equals the birth or natality rate minus the ... More


Classifying Rodent Population Changes

Charles J. Krebs

in Population Fluctuations in Rodents

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226010359
eISBN:
9780226010496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226010496.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter discusses the rise and fall of rodent populations, and classifies these population changes. First, it defines four background issues that must be reviewed before classifying patterns of ... More


Comparative Dynamics of Rodents and Other Mammals

Charles J. Krebs

in Population Fluctuations in Rodents

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226010359
eISBN:
9780226010496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226010496.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter provides a comparative population dynamics of rodents and other mammals. Its main objective is to identify the factors that affect population growth rates, and it begins by discussing ... More


How Can We Determine What Drives Population Changes?

Charles J. Krebs

in Population Fluctuations in Rodents

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226010359
eISBN:
9780226010496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226010496.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter, which investigates the variables that determine the rate of population change in any species, suggests that food supply and predation are the two critical factors affecting population ... More


Industrialization and Demographic Change: A Case Study of Glasgow, 1801–1914

Andrew Gibb

in Population and Society in Western European Port-Cities, c. 1650–1939

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853234357
eISBN:
9781846313837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853234357.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter, which presents a case study on the impact of industrialisation on demographic change in Glasgow, Scotland during the period from 1801 to 1914, explains that major changes in industrial ... More


Myths and counterarguments: a quick reference summary

Nissa Finney and Ludi Simpson

in 'Sleepwalking to segregation'?: Challenging myths about race and migration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420084
eISBN:
9781447303367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420084.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This section compiles a summary of the arguments and evidence, which provides a concise myth-breaking reference source. It presents the evidences and the corresponding myths for immigration, ... More


Population Dynamics

Ken H. Andersen

in Fish Ecology, Evolution, and Exploitation: A New Theoretical Synthesis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691192956
eISBN:
9780691189260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691192956.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter considers population dynamics where the population changes over time, owing to environmental noise, fishing, or both. It first derives the population growth rate with various analytic ... More


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