Elements of Demography

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Allied Publishers, Apr 12, 1984 - 604 pages
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During the last 30 years or more ‘Demography’ has had to go through various degrees of change under the impact of new theories and ideas. Prof. Sinha and Prof. Zacharia have made a sincere and successful endeavour to present systematically and lucidly all these new trends in recent thinking in studies of Demography. The book is written in a compact, coherent and comprehensive manner and enables the students to have a thorough knowledge of the elements of demography and population problems of India and abroad. The book is intended to serve as a textbook for M.A. and M.Com. courses of all Indian universities.
 

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Contents

Chapters
1
PART IIIINDIAS POPULATION 2s9522
27
Population
131
PART IIPOPlJLATION THEORIES
224
NeoMalthusianism
238
Social and Economic Theories of Population
254
Biological and Natural Theories of Population
270
Theory of Demographic Transition
283
166
371
Migration in India
384
Urbanisation in India
396
221281
408
Occupational Structure of Indian Population
425
Qualitative Aspects of Indian Population
442
Impact of Population Growth on Economic Development of India
463
Sources of Demographic Data in India
472

Trends in Indian Population Growth
289
36
290
53
296
Trends and Differentials in Fertility Birth Rates in India
302
131
314
Age at Marriage in India
320
Widow Remarriage in India
336
Mortality Death Rates Trends and Differentials in India
340
The Composition of Population
359
Population Policy in India
491
PART IVWORLD POPULATION 523592
523
Population of Japan
540
Population of China
549
Population of Sri Lanka
557
Population of U S S R
567
Population of United States of America
575
Population of Great Britain 588
588
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Dr. V.C. Sinha is head of Business Economics Department, A.P.S. University, Rewa, Madhya Pradesh. Dr. Easo Zacharia is professor and head of the Government Post-Graduate T.R.S. College, Rewa, Madhya Pradesh.

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