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Growing Regional Variation: Demographic Change and its Implications

TIM DYSON

in Diversity and Change in Modern India: Economic, Social and Political Approaches

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264515
eISBN:
9780191734403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264515.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses some of the principal factors that have conditioned changes in the demography of India. The demographic trends at the regional and national level are examined, followed by a ... More


The international dimensions of drug use

Thomas Babor, Jonathan Caulkins, Griffith Edwards, Benedikt Fischer, David Foxcroft, Keith Humphreys, Isidore Obot, Jürgen Rehm, Peter Reuter, Robin Room, Ingeborg Rossow, and John Strang

in Drug Policy and the Public Good

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199557127
eISBN:
9780191721373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557127.003.003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter shows that significant progress has been made in developing the methodological tools needed to assess variations in incidence rates of drug use and prevalence trends over time. Topics ... More


The 132-Year Population Trajectory and Associated Synthesis Design

Frederic H. Wagner

in Yellowstone's Destabilized Ecosystem: Elk Effects, Science, and Policy Conflict

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195148213
eISBN:
9780199790449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148213.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

The reconstruction of the northern-herd population trajectory places the herd at a hypothetical 5,000-6,000 before 1872; rising to a censused 27,800 in 1914; declining to a censused 3,172 in 1968; ... More


A Changing Neighborhood

Ida Susser

in Norman Street: Poverty and Politics in an Urban Neighborhood, Updated Edition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195367317
eISBN:
9780199951192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367317.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Urban and Rural Studies

The trends that have shaped the industry and social structure of the United States have also fashioned New York City and its neighborhoods. This chapter traces the course of the city's economic and ... More


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

Nancy Birdsall, Allen C. Kelley, and Steven Sinding (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244072
eISBN:
9780191595974
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244073.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book explores the impact of demographic change on economic growth and poverty in developing countries. The papers in this volume present some new themes and reinforce others. It is shown that ... More


Descriptive Epidemiology of Obesity Trends

Frank B. Hu

in Obesity Epidemiology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195312911
eISBN:
9780199865260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195312911.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes population obesity trends from descriptive epidemiologic studies. Topics covered include obesity trends in U.S. adults, obesity trends in U.S. children, and international ... More


Pension Systems and Population Change1

Richard M. Titmuss

in Essays on the Welfare State

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447349518
eISBN:
9781447349525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349518.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter details certain aspects of social provision for old age and, in particular, some of the issues raised by the report of the Phillips Committee. This involves consideration of five other ... More


Waterfowl Ecology and Management

Joshua T. Ackerman, Mark P. Herzog, Gregory S. Yarris, Michael L. Casazza, Edward Burns, and John M. Eadie

in Suisun Marsh: Ecological History and Possible Futures

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520276086
eISBN:
9780520957329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276086.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Since the nineteenth century, much of Suisun Marsh has been managed for waterfowl hunting. The marsh supports among the highest densities of breeding ducks in the world. Ducks banded in the marsh are ... More


Museum Collections Can Assess Population Trends

Jeff Boundy

in Amphibian Declines: The Conservation Status of United States Species

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235922
eISBN:
9780520929432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235922.003.0043
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Early warnings of amphibian declines have been realized as species have vanished, or disappeared from large portions of their ranges. These population declines have alerted biologists and ... More


Demographic Change in the Early Spanish Philippines

Linda A. Newson

in Conquest and Pestilence in the Early Spanish Philippines

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832728
eISBN:
9780824870096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832728.003.0014
Subject:
History, Asian History

This concluding chapter discusses demographic change in the Philippines during the early Spanish colonial period. The initial impact of Spanish conquest and the types of transformations the Spanish ... More


Rapid Population Growth and Long-term Development

Giovanni Andrea Cornia

in The Macroeconomics of Developing Countries: An Intermediate Textbook

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198856672
eISBN:
9780191889851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856672.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter reviews population trends over the last two hundred years and population projections to the end of this century. In 2100 the world population will have stabilized but its geographical ... More


Global trends and our urban future

Robin Hambleton

in Leading the inclusive city: Place-based innovation for a bounded planet

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447304975
eISBN:
9781447311843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304975.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter highlights the remarkable urbanisation of the planet, the growth of multicultural cities and the rise of place-less power. It provides data on world population growth, discusses trends ... More


Interpreting the Evidence

Linda A. Newson

in Conquest and Pestilence in the Early Spanish Philippines

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832728
eISBN:
9780824870096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832728.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the evidence that can shed light on the demographic impact of Spanish colonial rule on the Philippines and allow comparisons between population trends in the islands with other ... More


Demographic outlook of ageing in the Mediterranean, 1950–2050

Joseph Troisi

in Ageing in the Mediterranean

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447301066
eISBN:
9781447311393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301066.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

One of the most significant phenomena of the twentieth century has been Population Ageing. This demographic phenomenon poses unique challenges to every society. The links between demography and the ... More


Small farmland bird declines, gamebird releases, and changes in seed sources

Alan Larkman, Ian Newton, Ruth Feber, and David W. Macdonald

in Wildlife Conservation on Farmland Volume 2: Conflict in the countryside

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198745501
eISBN:
9780191821776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745501.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

Several species of small seed-eating farmland birds resident in Britain have shown marked population declines over the last 50 years. In most cases, shortage of food during winter and early spring ... More


Sampling Northern Pike Populations

Rodney B. Pierce

in Northern Pike: Ecology, Conservation, and Management History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679546
eISBN:
9781452947761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679546.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter describes the sampling tools used by researchers to study the northern pike populations of Minnesota. Experimental gill netting and trap netting have been the two principal techniques ... More


Roots of the Problem

Lisa I. Iezzoni and Bonnie L. O'Day

in More than Ramps: A Guide to Improving Health Care Quality and Access for People with Disabilities

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195172768
eISBN:
9780199865710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172768.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This introductory chapter provides demographic information about the prevalence of disability among U.S. residents and outlines population trends suggesting rising numbers of persons with ... More


Experiencing later life in contexts of development

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/9781847421920.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Population ageing is becoming a major issue for international development. At the same time, processes associated with development strongly influence how later life is experienced around the world. ... More


Cagayan

Linda A. Newson

in Conquest and Pestilence in the Early Spanish Philippines

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832728
eISBN:
9780824870096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832728.003.0012
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the impact of Spanish colonial rule on the population of Cagayan. During the colonial period the Cagayan Valley formed the backbone of the Dominican province of Cagayan. Juan de ... More


Reptile Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

C. Kenneth Dodd (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198726135
eISBN:
9780191825934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198726135.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Animal Biology

This book is a practical manual of reptile field ecology and conservation and it brings together a distinguished, international group of reptile researchers to provide a review of the many new and ... More


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