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Scotland's populations from the 1850s to today

Author: Michael Anderson
Publisher: Oxford, UK : Oxford University Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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A coherent, comprehensive description and analysis of the most recent 170 years of Scottish population history. With its coverage of both national and local themes, set in the context of changes in Scottish economy and society, this study is an essential and definitive source for anyone studying modern Scottish history, sociology, or geography.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Anderson
ISBN: 9780192528391 0192528394 9780191843747 0191843741
OCLC Number: 1026492249
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Part I : questions and contexts --
1. Scotland's population --
2. The broad patterns of population change --
3. Physical, social, and economic contexts --
Part II : The multiple Scotlands --
4. Multiple Scotlands --
5. Multiple Scotlands --
6. Islands --
7. The major urban centres --
Part III : Migration and the components and structures of population change --
8. The components of population change --
9. Patterns of migration --
10. Changing age and sex structures and their consequences --
Part IV : Fertility and nuptiality --
11. Marriage and nuptiality --
12. Fertility --
13. The interactions between fertility and nuptiality --
14. The first Scottish fertility decline --
15. Explaining fertility changes since the 1930s --
Part V : Mortality --
16. Scottish national mortality and its wider context --
17. Causes of death --
18. Spatial variations in mortality and its causes --
19. Social and economic differences in mortality --
Part VI : Conclusion --
20. How and why was Scotland different and what may happen next?
Responsibility: Michael Anderson ; with mapping by Corinne Roughley.

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