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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Alaka Malwade Basu; Peter Aaby; IUSSP Committee on Anthropological Demography.
|Notes:||"Outcome of a workshop organized by the Scientific Committee on Anthropological Demography of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population"--Pref.|
|Description:||x, 329 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Introduction: Approaches to Anthropological Demography / Alaka Malwade Basu and Peter Aaby --
1. Methodological Advances in Studying the Social Context of AIDS in Africa / John C. Caldwell, I. O. Orubuloye and Pat Caldwell --
2. Participant Observation in Demographic Research: Fieldwork Experiences in a Ghanaian Community / Sjaak van der Geest --
3. Using Qualitative Data for Understanding Old-Age Security and Fertility / John Knodel --
4. Anthropological Insights into the Links between Women's Status and Demographic Behaviour, Illustrated with the Notions of Hypergamy and Territorial Exogamy / Alaka Malwade Basu
|Series Title:||International studies in demography.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Alaka Malwade Basu, Peter Aaby.|
The book is an important contribution to a reconfiguration of demography as a scientific discipline, and the book is an obvious input to university courses within anthropology, sociology and