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Demography in the Age of the Postmodern

Demography in the Age of the Postmodern

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Part of New Perspectives on Anthropological and Social Demography

  • Date Published: August 2003
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521533645

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  • Nancy Riley and James McCarthy examine demography in this study from the new perspective of postmodernism, and survey its development as a field. Demography as a social science has struggled to maintain its political and academic strength. Riley and McCarthy accordingly argue for the inclusion of new methodologies and theories into the field in order to broaden and strengthen the analysis of demographic behavior. The book includes numerous examples of innovative demographic-related research, indicating how it enriches the field.

    • Explores how postmodern perspectives can re-energize the field
    • Critical examination of the development of demography as a field
    • Considers how strengths of demography can be enhanced by insights and approaches from other social science fields
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    • Date Published: August 2003
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521533645
    • length: 212 pages
    • dimensions: 228 x 152 x 16 mm
    • weight: 0.351kg
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Acknowledgments
    1. Introduction: why examine demography?
    2. A brief introduction to postmodernism
    3. The essentials of demography
    4. A genealogy of demography
    5. Demography's place in the social sciences
    6. Feminist demography
    7. Postmodern perspectives in demography
    8. Some final thoughts
    Bibliography.

  • Instructors have used or reviewed this title for the following courses

    • Population and Demography
  • Authors

    Nancy E. Riley, Bowdoin College, Maine
    Nancy E. Riley is Associate Professor of Sociology at Bowdoin College, Maine.

    James McCarthy, University of New Hampshire
    James McCarthy is Professor of Health Management and Policy, and Dean of the School of Health and Human Services, University of New Hampshire.

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