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  1. Blurring The Boundaries

    The Declining Significance of Age

    By Jack Levin

    Over the decades, the lines separating young- middle-aged-, and older adults have blurred, as indicated by a broadening of the appropriate years for making life decisions. Not only are many people marrying later, but some are marrying earlier than ever. Overall, women giving birth later...

    Published December 11th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Population Studies

    Edited by Edith Gray, Zhongwei Zhao

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

    Demography is the scientific study of human populations. Classical demography has at its core three processes: fertility, migration, and mortality. To be human is to be part of the demographic process, so contemporary studies of population focus not only on the implications of population size and...

    Published November 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  3. Minority within a Minority

    Black Francophone Immigrants and the Dynamics of Power and Resistance

    By Amal Ibrahim Madibbo

    Series: New Approaches in Sociology

    This book examines the institutional racism and language discrimination that Black Francophones – who constitute a racial minority situated within a linguistic minority – face and identifies the strategies of resistance Black Francophones invent to gain access to power structures....

    Published November 14th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Asian Migrants and European Labour Markets

    Patterns and Processes of Immigrant Labour Market Insertion in Europe

    Edited by Ernst Spaan, Felicitas Hillmann, Ton van Naerssen

    Series: Routledge Research in Population and Migration

    In an era of globalization and demographic transition international migration has become an important issue for European governments. The past decades have seen an increasing and diversifying flow of migrants from different parts of the world, including many from South, Southeast and East Asia. It...

    Published September 19th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Productive Engagement in Later Life

    A Global Perspective

    Edited by Nancy Morrow-Howell, Ada C. Mui

    Productive Ageing is the involvement of older adults in society through employment, volunteering, caregiving, education and skill building. In 2020 there will be 248 million people in China aged 60 and over. At the same time, the birth rate continues to drop and family structures are being...

    Published January 16th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Cohabitation, Family & Society

    By Tiziana Nazio

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    This book deals with the process of the diffusion of cohabitation in Europe and discusses its impact upon fundamental changes in family formation. It makes use of highly dynamic statistical modelling that takes into account both changes occurring along the life course (individuals’ biographies) and...

    Published December 9th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Changing Marriage Patterns in Southeast Asia

    Economic and Socio-Cultural Dimensions

    Edited by Gavin W. Jones, Terence H. Hull, Maznah Mohamad

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Various forms of partnering – such as officially registered marriages, cohabiting relationships, and other kinds of relatively stable relationships - are crucial in the formation of families throughout the world. Although, today, forms of partnering in the region are not restricted to formal...

    Published September 12th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Ageing in East Asia

    Challenges and Policies for the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Tsung-hsi Fu, Rhidian Hughes

    Series: Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

    Ageing populations present considerable challenges to welfare states internationally, and East Asia is no exception. Demographics show that countries in East Asia either have the highest proportion of older people, or the speed at which their population is ageing is faster than anywhere else in the...

    Published March 24th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Multiculturalism

    Edited by Gerd Baumann, Steven Vertovec

    Series: Critical Concepts in Sociology

    Edited by two leading scholars in the field, this new title in Routledge’s Major Works series, Critical Concepts in Sociology, is a four-volume collection of canonical and cutting-edge research. Serious work on multiculturalism flourishes as never before, and this ‘mini library’ meets the need for...

    Published December 1st 2010 by Routledge

  10. Population and Development

    High and Low Fertility in Poorer Countries

    Edited by Geoffrey Hawthorn

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1978, this book explores the vital global issue of high and low fertility in poorer countries through a series of case studies by contemporary experts in the fields of development and demography. These studies examine such issues as: the relations between fertility rates and...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge