The Methods and materials of demography / edited by Jacob S. Siegel, David A. Swanson.

2nd ed.
San Diego, CA : Elsevier Academic Press, 2004.
xiii, 819 p. : ill., maps ; 29 cm.


Demography [Browse]
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Introduction / David A. Swanson, Jacob S. Siegel -- Basic sources of statistics / Thomas Bryan -- Collection and processing of demographic data / Thomas Bryan, Robert Heuser -- Population size / Janet Wilmoth -- Population distribution: Geographic areas / David A. Plane -- Population distribution: Classification of residence / Jerome N. McKibben, Kimberly A. Faust -- Age and sex composition / Frank B. Hobbs -- Racial and ethnic composition / Jerome N. McKibben -- Marriage, divorce, and family groups / Kimberly A. Faust -- Educational and economic characteristics / William P. O'Hare, Kelvin M. Pollard, Amy R. Ritualo -- Population change / Stephen G. Perz -- Mortality / Mary McGehee -- The life table / Hallie J. Kintner -- Health demography / Vicki L. Lamb, Jacob S. Siegel -- Natality: Measures based on vital statistics / Sharon Estee -- Natality: Measures based on censuses and surveys / Thomas W. Pullum -- Reproductivity / A. Dharmalingam -- International migration / Barry Edmonston, Margaret Michalowski -- Internal migration and short-distance mobility / Peter A. Morrison, Thomas Bryan, David A. Swanson -- Population estimates / Thomas Bryan -- Population projects / M.V. George, Stanley K. Smith, David A. Swanson, Jeff Tayman -- Some methods of estimation for statistically underdeveloped areas / Carole Popoff, D.H. Judson -- Appendix A. Reference tables for constructing an abridges life table by the Reed-Merrell method / George C. Hough, Jr. -- Appendix B. Model life tables and stable population tables / C.M. Suchindren -- Appendix C. Selected general methods / D.H. Judson, Carole L. Popoff -- Appendix D. Geographic information systems / Kathryn Norcross Bryan, Rob George -- Glossary -- A demography time line / David A. Swanson, G. Edward Stephan -- Author Biographies -- Index.
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