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Why demography matters / Danny Dorling, Stuart Gietel-Basten.

By: Dorling, Daniel [aut.].
Contributor(s): Gietel-Basten, Stuart [aut.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Cambridge, UK ; Malden, MA : Polity Press, 2017.Description: xiii, 258 p. : gràf. ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780745698410.Subject(s): DemografiaMateria (POPIN): MUNDO | POBLACIÓN | ERRORES | PROYECCIONES DE POBLACIÓN | CRECIMIENTO DE LA POBLACIÓN | BAJA DE LA FECUNDIDAD | PAREJAS SIN HIJOS | ENVEJECIMIENTO DE LA POBLACIÓN | ECONOMÍA | POLÍTICA DE INMIGRACIÓN | DEMOGRAFÍAMatèria (POPIN): MÓN | POBLACIÓ | ERRORS | PROJECCIONS DE POBLACIÓ | CREIXEMENT DE LA POBLACIÓ | BAIXA DE LA FECUNDITAT | PARELLES SENSE FILLS | ENVELLIMENT DE LA POBLACIÓ | ECONOMIA | POLÍTICA D'INMIGRACIÓ | DEMOGRAFIASubject (POPIN): WORLD | POPULATION | ERRORS | POPULATION PROJECTIONS | GROWING POPULATION | FERTILITY DECLINE | CHILDLESS COUPLES | DEMOGRAPHIC AGING | ECONOMY | IMMIGRATION POLICY | DEMOGRAPHY
Contents:
Introduction -- Measuring populations -- Destiny and determination -- Population "explosion" -- Why no children? -- Population ageing -- Population and the global economy -- Population and politics -- Conclusion.
Summary: Demography is not destiny. As Giacomo Casanova explained over two centuries ago: 'There is no such thing as destiny. We ourselves shape our own lives. ' Today we are shaping them and our societies more than ever before.
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Introduction -- Measuring populations -- Destiny and determination -- Population "explosion" -- Why no children? -- Population ageing -- Population and the global economy -- Population and politics -- Conclusion.

Demography is not destiny. As Giacomo Casanova explained over two centuries ago: 'There is no such thing as destiny. We ourselves shape our own lives. ' Today we are shaping them and our societies more than ever before.

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