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Immigration and population

Author: Stephanie A Bohon; Meghan E Conley
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; Malden, MA : Polity, 2015
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Immigration is the primary cause of population change in developed countries and a major component of population change in many developing countries. This clear and perceptive text discusses how immigration impacts population size, composition, and distribution. The authors address major socio-political issues of immigration through the lens of demography, bringing demographic insights to bear on a number of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephanie A Bohon; Meghan E Conley
ISBN: 9780745664156 0745664156 9780745664163 0745664164
OCLC Number: 908128016
Description: pages cm
Contents: Chapter 1: The Demography of Immigration Chapter 2: Assimilation, Adaptation, and Integration Chapter 3: Immigrants in the Economy Chapter 4: Immigration and the Environment Chapter 5: The Fertility of Immigrants Chapter 6: Replacement Migration to Offset Population Aging Chapter 7: Immigrant Health Chapter 8: Educating Children in Immigrant Families Chapter 9: Conclusions References
Responsibility: Stephanie A. Bohon, Meghan E. Conley

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