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  US Demography
The Demography HomePage is part of an initiative to identify, document, and provide simple access to demographic information concerning The United States of America.
The Demography & Population Studies WWW Virtual Library (ANU,Australia) is a part of the ANU Social Sciences WWW Server (Coombsweb).
Its function is to keep track of leading information facilities of value and/or significance to researchers in the field of demography.
rd.business.com /index.asp?epm=s.1&bdcq=Demography&bdcr=1&bdcu=http://www.ciesin.org/datasets/us-demog/us-demog-home.html&bdct=20071108001338&bdcp=&partner=2662601&bdcs=nwuuid-2662601-863ED9EA-1D26-5D00-3597-7DA3F59573F2-ym   (514 words)

  University of Botswana Faculty of Social Sciences   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Demography may be defined briefly as the study of human populations in relation to the changes in their sizes, structures and spatial distributions as a result of the interplay of the three demographic processes; Fertility (births), Mortality (deaths) and Migration (population movements).
Demography as a scientific study of human populations uses a variety of analytical techniques to turn raw data collected in population censuses, vital registration systems and surveys into more precise measures.
Thus, Demography in its broadest sense is concerned with these processes that are necessary for effecting structural and institutional changes in societies that will most effectively bring about improvements in living standards of the masses of the people.
www.ub.bw /departments/social/demography_mission.cfm   (837 words)

 Demography - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Demography is the scientific study of human population dynamics.
Most countries' demography is regarded as a branch of either economics or sociology.
The term demographics is often used erroneously for demography, but refers rather to selected population characteristics as used in marketing or opinion research, or the demographic profiles used in such research.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Demography   (1688 words)

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Demography has a long and proud tradition at Penn, and students seeking to specialize in it have an unusually broad array of courses from which to pick and a relatively large number of faculty members with whom they can work.
Students specializing in Demography are expected to be conversant with the fundamental methods of Demography and the basic substantive and theoretical issues before the field.
Medical demography is crucial in research about aging populations and in analyses of policies affecting them because mortality and health are dramatically different among the elderly than they are among younger people.
lycos.cs.cmu.edu /info/demography.html   (793 words)

 PAA - Publications
Manuscripts submitted to Demography will be judged in part by whether they have reconciled their results with already-published research on the same topic.
Further, authors of accepted manuscripts will be asked to preserve the data used in their analysis and to make the data available to others at reasonable cost from a date six months after the publication date for the paper and for a period of three years thereafter.
Submission of a manuscript to Demography is taken to indicate the author's commitment to publish in the journal.
www.popassoc.org /dem_editorial.html   (379 words)

 General Catalog - Demography
Demography is the systematic study of human population, a topic central to many pressing policy issues such as the economic development of Third World countries, population aging, the environment, health and mortality, family and household change, immigration, and ethnicity.
Demography also has strong intellectual and institutional ties to other fields such as sociology, economics, social history, anthropology, biology, public health, and statistics.
Doctoral students in demography are required to have or to take a master’s degree in an allied discipline; the basic course work for the master’s program is required for the doctoral degree as well.
sis.berkeley.edu /catalog/gcc_view_req?p_dept_cd=DEMOG   (612 words)

Demography is a broad social science discipline concerned with the study of human populations, primary with respect to their size, their structure and their development.
The field of demography is also concerned with the broader nature of social and economic change, and with the impact of demographics change on the natural environment.
The model is based on the methodology of multistate demography, but includes several extensions to solve the particular problems of household modelling.
www.sociosite.net /topics/population.php   (3065 words)

 From demography to cognitive measurements. A personal journey   (Site not responding. Last check: )
My views have changed for a variety of reasons from the acceptance of demography through the use of cognitive mapping techniques to their current position that well designed questionnaires and experiments of the sort used by cognitive psychologists are the best way of getting at individual cognition.
I think that the challenge and critique is fair just as long as demography justifies itself by saying that the individual characteristics used by demography serve as a proxy for aspects of a person's cognitive base.
Demography cannot be ruled out until those results are explained in some other way.
www.goldmark.org /livia/papers/dem-sym/demography.html   (2623 words)

 Sociology and Demography Admissions
The purpose of this new Ph.D. program,administered by the Graduate Group in Sociology and Demography (GGSD), is to foster intellectual exchange between graduate students and faculty in the two disciplines, and to improve the competitiveness of graduate students with interests in both sociology and demography on the academic job market.
The foreign language exam for the Ph.D. in Sociology and Demography is administered by the Graduate Group in Sociology and Demography (GGSD) following the standards and procedures used by the Department of Demography.
The Ph.D. in Sociology and Demography also requires a written Preliminary Examination in demography, which is administered by the Graduate Group in conjunction with the Department of Demography.
www.demog.berkeley.edu /acadprograms/socdemog.html   (1593 words)

 Welcome to the U of U Demography Program - demography.utah.edu
Demography addresses issues that cover an important constellation of social, economic, and biological forces affecting the structure and dynamics of human populations.
Students in these distinct degree programs are generally exposed to only some facets of demography, and often not in a systematic fashion.
A certificate program in demography would therefore provide a coherent curriculum and training to students in a wide variety of disciplines regarding a subject that is fundamental to their field of study.
www.demography.utah.edu   (171 words)

 SUNY Albany Sociology Department (Social Demography)
The Certificate in Demography at the University at Albany is a graduate program designed both for students already enrolled in graduate programs in social science, public policy, or others and for members of the community who wish to learn more about demography.
She is currently working on a monograph on the inter-generational politics of the Korean American community in Los Angeles and preparing a pilot study on Asian American suburban neighborhoods in NY City and New Jersey.
Recent research has focused on the demography of race and entrepreneurship, demographic analyses of racial differentials in home ownership and housing values, rural-urban differences in poverty within the fl population, the impact of sex ratios on fl community development, and fl male marriageability over time.
albany.edu /sociology/socweb/Graduate/specializations/demography.htm   (1838 words)

 Toward a Critical Demography   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Accordingly, the purpose of this paper is to introduce racism as an explanatory variable in the demography of race and ethnicity.
Demography is not substantially different from the social sciences in general in terms of it’s own racial and ethnic composition--predominantly consisting of white, middle-aged males (Omi and Winant 1994; Steinberg 1995).
Further evidence of this relative lack of diversity in demography is the absence of an organization of minority demographers comparable to the Association of Black Sociologists, the National Association of Black Psychologists, and the National Economics Association.
www.albany.edu /~hdh/criticaldemography/towards.htm   (5609 words)

 About Demography at UCB   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In addition to Demography Department core faculty and Graduate Group in Sociology and Demography core faculty, a larger group of affiliated faculty from other departments and schools participate in instruction and dissertation supervision; they have a permanent representative in the departmental governance.
Because Demography is a small department at Berkeley, it is important to consider the educational resources available in other units on campus as well.
The BACPOP is a monthly seminar sponsored jointly by the Department of Demography and the Institute for International Studies (IIS) at UC Berkeley.
simsoc.demog.berkeley.edu /about/index.html   (742 words)

 Medieval demography - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Medieval demography is the study of human demography in Europe during the Middle Ages.
In many ways, demography was one of the most crucial factors of historical change throughout the Middle Ages.
The science of medieval demography is a fairly new one, but one that has received considerable attention lately, in particular with interest in the social issues of the Middle Ages in the later part of the 20th century.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Medieval_demography   (1599 words)

 Doctoral Program in Demography, Graduate Group in Demography, Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania
Study in the field of demography may be pursued in one of three graduate groups: The Graduate Group in Demography, The Graduate Group in Sociology, or The Graduate Group in Economics.
Students seeking a joint Ph.D. combining Demography with some other field must be admitted in that field (as well as in Demography); this can occur after admission to the Demography program; and in any event should be done with the consultation of the Chair of the Graduate Group in Demography.
All members of the Graduate Group in Demography are also Research Associates of the Population Studies Center, but the Center also includes many affiliates from other departments at Penn and nearby universities.
www.pop.upenn.edu /programs/ggd/ggd.index.html   (546 words)

 DB Research - My homepage
Demography; Econometrics; Economic growth; EU enlargement; Globalisation; Linear / non-linear models; Macrotrends; Megatopics; MT Demography; Quantitative analysis; Social values / Consumer behaviour; socio-econ.
Demography; Economic growth; Macrotrends; Megatopics; MT Demography; socio-econ.
Demography; Economic growth; Economic policy; Economic trends; Labour market; Labour market policy; Macrotrends; Megatopics; MT Demography; socio-econ.
www.dbresearch.com /servlet/reweb2.ReWEB?rwkey=u1563786   (1449 words)

 Penn State Population Research Institute - Demography Training Programs - Graduate Program in Demography
M.S. and Ph.D. in Rural Sociology and Demography
Currently there are 37 Demography Program faculty mentors for the 60 trainees, which provides a very low faculty-student ratio for personalized attention and enhanced opportunities for collaborative research and close student-faculty interaction.
All students must apply to and be admitted through one of the seven participating dual-degree in Demography departmental programs: Sociology; Anthropology; Economics; Health Policy and Administration; Rural Sociology; Human Development and Family Studies; or Agricultural, Environmental and Regional Economics.
www.pop.psu.edu /general/dual-degree/dual-degree.htm   (587 words)

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