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Communism, health and lifestyle : the paradox of mortality transition in Albania, 1950-1990

Author: Arjan Gjonça
Publisher: Westport (Conn.) : Greenwood Press, 2001.
Series: Studies in population and urban demography, 8
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study takes a systematic look at the incredible rise in the life expectancy of the population in Albania, one of the world's poorest countries. Through an analysis of archive documents and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arjan Gjonça
ISBN: 0313315868 9780313315862
OCLC Number: 469734515
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 215-221. Index.
Description: XIX-227 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Preface Introduction Albania and The Albanians Communism in Albania - Political, Economic, and Social Implications Data Description General Trends and Patterns of Mortality, 1950-1990 Cause Specific Mortality, 1950-1990 Regional Differences in Mortality Mortality in Albania in International Perspective Conclusions and an Agenda for Future Research Appendix A Appendix B Appendix C Bibliography
Series Title: Studies in population and urban demography, 8
Responsibility: Arjan Gjonça.
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