Our Changing Population / Edition 1

Our Changing Population / Edition 1

by Richard Gill, Nathan Glazer, Stephan A. Thernstrom
     
 

ISBN-10: 0136426611

ISBN-13: 9780136426615

Pub. Date: 11/14/1991

Publisher: Pearson

Appropriate for undergraduate courses in Population Studies and Social Problems. Based upon the latest demographic data, this text provides a nontechnical study of American population changes from sociological, historical, and economic perspectives.

Overview

Appropriate for undergraduate courses in Population Studies and Social Problems. Based upon the latest demographic data, this text provides a nontechnical study of American population changes from sociological, historical, and economic perspectives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780136426615
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
11/14/1991
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
500
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 8.97(h) x 1.18(d)

Table of Contents

1. Too Many People, or Too Few?

2. Our Historic War against Mortality.

3. The Flight from Fertility.

4. America on the Move.

5. The Aging Society.

6. Is There a Crisis in Social Security?

7. To Work or to Retire?

8. Health Care and the Elderly.

9. The “Traditional” American Family.

10. A Tale of Two Generations.

11. Working Wives and Mothers.

12. The American Male—Liberated or On the Run?

13. Black America—Two Steps Forward.

14. The Changing Worlds of Childhood.

15. Children in Poverty.

16. Who's Watching the Children?

17. Educating the Next Generation.

18. Immigration Old and New.

19. Through the Golden Door.

20. Have We Decided to Control Our Borders?

21. The Hispanics: Is the Pot Still Melting?

22. Can We Live Long and Live Well?

23. Does the Family Have a Future?

24. Will the Poor Always Be with Us?

25. The United States and the World Population Explosion.

Postscript: Choosing Our Posterity?

Appendix: Introduction to Demographic Analysis.

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