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The methods and materials of demography

Author: Jacob S Siegel; David A Swanson; Henry S Shryock
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier/Academic Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This is a thorough update of 'Methods and Materials of Demography' (1976). Like the original, this text presents a systematic and comprehensive exposition of the methods used by technicians and research workers in dealing with demographic data.
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Genre/Form: History
Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jacob S Siegel; David A Swanson; Henry S Shryock
ISBN: 0126419558 9780126419559
OCLC Number: 55634147
Notes: A substantially revised, updated, and expanded edition of: The methods and materials of demography / Henry S. Shryock, Jacob S. Siegel, and associates. Condensed ed. / by Edward G. Stockwell. New York : Academic Press, c1976.
Description: xiii, 819 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements / David A. Swanson and Jacob S. Siegel --
Preface / Linda Gage and Douglas S. Massey --
1. Introduction / David A. Swanson and Jacob S. Siegel --
2. Basic sources of statistics / Thomas Bryan --
3. Collection and processing of demographic data / Thomas Bryan and Robert Heuser --
4. Population size / Janet Wilmoth --
5. Population distribution --
geographic areas / David A. Plane --
6. Population distribution --
classification of residence / Jerome N. McKibben and Kimberly A. Faust --
7. Age and sex composition / Frank B. Hobbs --
8. Racial and ethnic composition / Jerome N. McKibben --
9. Marriage, divorce, and family groups / Kimberly A. Faust.
Other Titles: M & M
Responsibility: edited by Jacob S. Siegel, David Swanson.
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This is a thorough update of 'Methods and Materials of Demography' (1976). Like the original, this text presents a systematic and comprehensive exposition of the methods used by technicians and research workers in dealing with demographic data.

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