Demography : analysis and synthesis / Graziella Caselli, Jacques Vallin, and Guillaume Wunsch ; with contributions by Daniel Courgeau [and others].

Caselli, Graziella [Browse]
Uniform title
Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, ©2006.
4 volumes : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm


Library of Congress genre(s)
"A treatise in population studies"--Cover.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Machine derived contents note: Volume I Contents
  • General Introduction
  • Graziella Caselli, Jacques Vallin and Guillaume Wunsch
  • Section I Population Dynamics
  • Introduction to Section I
  • Graziella Caselli and Jacques Vallin
  • Population Growth
  • Chapter 1 Populations and individuals
  • Jacques Vallin
  • I. Number and composition
  • II. Size, composition and dynamics: State and change
  • Chapter 2 Population: replacement and change
  • I. Exogenous replacement: entries and exits by migration
  • II. Endogenous replacement: births, deaths
  • Chapter 3 Population increase
  • Guillaume Wunsch, Jacques Vallin and Graziella Caselli
  • I. Total population increase
  • II. Natural and migratory increase
  • Chapter 4 Population dynamics: movement and structure
  • I. The age-sex structure
  • II. Crude rates and age-specific rates
  • III. The relationship between age-specific rates, age structure and population growth
  • The Longitudinal Approach: Description of Demographic Processes in a Birth Cohort
  • Introduction to Part Two
  • Chapter 5 Variation through Time of Age-Specific Rates
  • Chapter 6 From situating events in time to the Lexis diagram and the computing of rates
  • I. Time, age, cohort
  • II. The Lexis diagram
  • III. Elements for computing a rate, according to the classification mode of events
  • Chapter 7 Frequency surfaces and isofrequency lines
  • I. Attempts at three-dimensional representation
  • II. Contour lines
  • Chapter 8 Rates, frequencies, and probabilities
  • Guillaume Wunsch
  • I. Types of events and population states
  • II. Repeatable events: rates and frequencies
  • III. Non-repeatable events, probabilities, and occurrence/exposure rates
  • IV. Single and multiple decrement
  • V. The force of attrition
  • Chapter 9 Competing risks, independence, and continuity
  • I. The condition of independence
  • II. L¿hypothèse de continuitéThe condition of continuity
  • Chapter 10 The Longitudinal Approach
  • I. Individual and Cohort Data
  • Chapter 11 Cohort life table
  • Jacques Vallin and Graziella Caselli
  • I. Calculating a cohort's probabilities of dying
  • II. Construction and main functions of the table
  • III. From the discrete to the continuous: entering the table via the force of mortality
  • IV. The oldest-ages problem and table closure
  • V. The special case of infant mortality
  • Chapter 12 Cohort analysis of fertility
  • I. Analysing cohort fertility from retrospective data
  • II. Cohort fertility from vital registration data
  • III. Fertility by marriage cohorts
  • IV. Fertility by parity cohorts
  • Chapter 13 Cohort approach to external migration flows
  • I. The data constraint
  • II. Age-specific inflow and outflow rates
  • III. Estimating net migration: a robust approach despite its limits
  • Period Analysis Revisited: the Hypothetical Cohort and its Relations with Actual Birth Cohorts
  • Introduction to Part Three
  • Chapter 14 The hypothetical cohort as a tool for demographic analysis
  • I. The period life table
  • II. Hypothetical intensity and tempo of fertility
  • III. External migrations
  • Chapter 15 Confounding variables, standardization, and the problem of summary indices Guillaume Wunsch
  • I. Confounding variables
  • II. Interaction between causes
  • III. Standardisation and the problem of summary indices
  • Chapter 16 Relationships between age-specific rates and synthetic indicators: decomposition of a difference
  • I. How differences in age-specific mortality affect a difference in life expectancy
  • II. Tempo effect and intensity effect on the difference between two TFRs
  • Chapter 17 Demographic Translation: From Period to Cohort Perspective and Back
  • Nico Keilman
  • I. The need for both cohort and period analysis
  • II. Early expressions by Ryder for the case of age-specific fertility
  • III. Expressions for non-repeatable events
  • IV. The Bongaarts/Feeney method for tempo adjustment of period fertility
  • V. Numerical illustrations
  • Conclusion
  • Chapter 18 Age-Period-Cohort models in demography
  • John Wilmoth
  • I. Theoretical motivation
  • II. Age-Period-Cohort models
  • A Tentative Synthesis of the Components of Dynamics: from Reproduction to Population Models
  • Introduction to Part Four
  • Chapter 19 Population replacement
  • I. Female reproduction
  • II. Male reproduction and the sex-reconciliation issue
  • Chapter 20 Population models
  • I. Lotka¿s theory
  • II. Moving towards a stable state via the projection matrix
  • III. A special case: the stationary population
  • IV. Some applications of the stable population model
  • V. From semi-stable and quasi-stable populations to generalized stable equations
  • From Homogeneity to Heterogeneity: New Ways forward for Demographic Analysis
  • Introduction to Part Five
  • Chapter 21 Unobserved population heterogeneity
  • James Vaupel and Anatoli Yashin
  • I. Population heterogeneity
  • II. Compositional change
  • III. Three levels of explanation
  • IV. Frailty models
  • V. Empirical data
  • VI. Methods of parameter estimation
  • Chapter 22 Mobility and spatial heterogeneity
  • Daniel Courgeau
  • I. Concepts of mobility
  • II. Measurement issues
  • III. Mobility over time
  • IV. Mobility, space and spatial models
  • V. Multistate models
  • Chapter 23 Demographic event history analysis
  • Daniel Courgeau and Eva Lelièvre
  • Introduction
  • I. From longitudinal analysis to event history analysis
  • II. Changing paradigm
  • III. Statistical formalisation
  • IV. Applications of these methods in various research fields
  • V. Future developments
  • Chapter 24 Individuals and context in the multilevel approach to behavioral analysis
  • I. Individual and aggregate measures: contextual analysis
  • II. Introducing group effects: multilevel models
  • III. Generalization of the analysis
  • Section Ii
  • Determinants Of Fertility
  • Introduction To Section Ii
  • A precondition of fertility: union formation
  • Introduction to Part One
  • Chapter 25 Analysis of couple formation and dissolution
  • Patrick Festy
  • I. Principles of cohort analysis
  • II. The nuptiality table
  • III. Proxy measures of the nuptiality table
  • IV. Period measures
  • V. Divorce table
  • VI. Widowhood table
  • VII. Remarriage
  • VIII. Unions and marriage
  • IX. Nuptiality and fertility
  • X. Male and female nuptiality
  • Chapter 26 Event-history analysis of nuptiality
  • Philippe Antoine
  • I. Complexity of marital statuses: from consensual unions to polygamy
  • II. Nuptiality analysis and event-history analysis
  • III. First marriage, divorce, and polygamy in Dakar
  • Chapter 27 The complexities of nuptiality: from early female union to male polygamy in Africa
  • I. Nuptiality in Africa: diversity and change
  • II. Does polygamy still matter?
  • Chapter 28 Factors in couple formation
  • Thérèse Locoh
  • I. Nuptiality, alliance, and reproduction
  • II. Age of access to sex and age at marriage
  • III. Couple formation and the choice of partner: from social control to personal decision
  • IV.
  • Life and death of unions
  • Chapter 29 Marital and non-marital fertility
  • Silvana Salvini and Antonio Santini
  • I. The ancien regime
  • II. Demographic transition
  • III. Foundations of marital-fertility analysis
  • IV. Post-transition societies
  • V. New family structures and the measurement of fertility:
  • the problem of heterogeneity
  • VI. Event-history analysis and fertility in multiple unions
  • VII. Fertility outside marriage and adolescent female fertility
  • PART TWO Biological and social factors of fertility at the level of individuals and couples
  • Chapter 30 Biological and social factors of fertility : an overview
  • Henri Leridon
  • 1. Fertility and fecundity: the vocabulary
  • 2. The limits of the reproductive period
  • 3. From one birth to the next: the components of birth intervals
  • 4. The menstrual cycle as a unit for measurement of time
  • 5. Fecundability
  • 6. Duration of pregnancy
  • 7. The post-partum non-susceptible period
  • Chapter 31 Factors of fecundability and the nonsusceptible period
  • 1. Ages at menarche and at menopause
  • 2. The frequency of sexual intercourse
  • 3. Breastfeeding
  • 4. Contraception
  • Chapter 32 Foetal mortality
  • Catherine Gourbin
  • 1. Foetal mortality levels
  • 2. The determinants of foetal mortality
  • 3. Health-care provision and foetal mortality
  • 4. Induced abortion and foetal death
  • Conclusion and future research directions
  • Chapter 33 Sterility: causes and treatment
  • 1. From infertil.
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