The methods and materials of demography / edited by Jacob S. Siegel, David Swanson.

Contributor(s): Siegel, Jacob S | Swanson, David A. (David Arthur), 1946- | Shryock, Henry S. Methods and materials of demography
Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier/Academic Press, 2004Edition: 2nd edDescription: xiii, 819 p. : ill., maps ; 29 cmISBN: 0126419558; 9780126419559Other title: M & M | M&MSubject(s): Demography -- Methodology | Demography -- Research | Demography -- History | DemographyDDC classification: 304.6 LOC classification: HB849.4 | .M484 2004Online resources: Publisher description | Table of contents | WorldCat Details | E-book Fulltext
Contents:
Table of contents Acknowledgements / David A. Swanson and Jacob S. Siegel -- Preface / Linda Gage and Douglas S. Massey -- 1. Introduction / David A. Swanson and Jacob S. Siegel -- 2. Basic sources of statistics / Thomas Bryan -- 3. Collection and processing of demographic data / Thomas Bryan and Robert Heuser -- 4. Population size / Janet Wilmoth -- 5. Population distribution -- geographic areas / David A. Plane -- 6. Population distribution -- classification of residence / Jerome N. McKibben and Kimberly A. Faust -- 7. Age and sex composition / Frank B. Hobbs -- 8. Racial and ethnic composition / Jerome N. McKibben -- 9. Marriage, divorce, and family groups / Kimberly A. Faust
Summary: Summary: This is a thorough update of 'Methods and Materials of Demography' (1976). Like the original, this text presents a systematic and comprehensive exposition of the methods used by technicians and research workers in dealing with demographic data.
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A substantially revised, updated, and expanded edition of: The methods and materials of demography / Henry S. Shryock, Jacob S. Siegel, and associates. Condensed ed. / by Edward G. Stockwell. New York : Academic Press, c1976.

Includes bibliographical references and indexrd.

Table of contents Acknowledgements / David A. Swanson and Jacob S. Siegel --
Preface / Linda Gage and Douglas S. Massey --
1. Introduction / David A. Swanson and Jacob S. Siegel --
2. Basic sources of statistics / Thomas Bryan --
3. Collection and processing of demographic data / Thomas Bryan and Robert Heuser --
4. Population size / Janet Wilmoth --
5. Population distribution --
geographic areas / David A. Plane --
6. Population distribution --
classification of residence / Jerome N. McKibben and Kimberly A. Faust --
7. Age and sex composition / Frank B. Hobbs --
8. Racial and ethnic composition / Jerome N. McKibben --
9. Marriage, divorce, and family groups / Kimberly A. Faust

Summary:
This is a thorough update of 'Methods and Materials of Demography' (1976). Like the original, this text presents a systematic and comprehensive exposition of the methods used by technicians and research workers in dealing with demographic data.

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