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Population and Society

By: A.K. Sharma

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2012

Seller ID: 700770

ISBN: 8180698181

Condition: New


This book elaborates the study of different aspects of the intricate relationship between social processes and demographic transition with emphasis on Indian situation focusing on concepts and tools of social demography, demographic trends and theories of population. Further, characteristics of Indian society, research methods in population studies, demography models, population policy, environmental degradation and emerging issues in sociology of population have been described. Printed Pages: 232. View more info

Dalits and Economic Reforms

By: Arun Kumar

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2010

Seller ID: 701765

ISBN: 8131603075

Condition: New


Notwithstanding a glorious past, we have a history of neglected, deprived and exploited Dalits too. In the medieval period many social reformers came forward and launched many movements to bring about social justice in the society. National movement and struggle for independence also highlighted the miserable conditions of the Dalits. Even after independence, in order to promote socio-economic equality, liberty and social justice in the society, many a provision were introduced in the Constitution of India, and a lot of welfare schemes were initiated for the upliftment of unprivileged Dalits. ... View more info

Perspectives in Resource Management in Developing Countries (Vol. 2-Part 1: Population, Resources and Development)

By: Baleshwar Thakur

Price: $63.95

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2007

Seller ID: 700768

ISBN: 8180694003

Condition: New


This volume, containing 34 papers, examines the complex relationship between population, resources and development. Taking stock of situations and experiences in South and Southeast Asia, West and East Africa, Central and South America, China and Soviet Union, it addresses the issues concerning distribution and utilization of resources. The contributors further analyse the challenges of population pressure on resources. Finally, they assess the impact of resource development. The book will be highly useful for resource managers, researchers, policy makers and development workers. Printed Pages... View more info

Population and Development in North East India

By: Bimal J. Deb

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2010

Seller ID: 700769

ISBN: 818069688X

Condition: New


This compendium of 28 papers attempt to examine the population dynamics and development pattern in North-East India. Taking a close look at the population of agricultural workers and their work participation, it discusses at length the population growth and changes in demographic structure in the region, forest degradation, and the qualitative as well as quantitative dimensions of population dynamics. The contributors also deliberate on the quality of women life, polemics of migration, socio economic implications of population growth, urbanization and growth of slums, the trend of multi-cultur... View more info

Regional Analysis of Population Structures: A Study of Uttar Pradesh

By: Farasat Ali Siddiqui

Price: $9.35

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 1987

Seller ID: 700773

ISBN: 817022151X

Condition: New


Structural analysis of population on a regional basis is an important aspect of Population Geography which presents a vast scope for detailed studies and research especially in developing countries. Some of the structural components of population such as age, sex and occupation are recognized to be the attributes of a population which play a vital role in shaping not only the pattern of demographic dynamism but also the trends of economic development, social behaviour and political life in a region. The main task of a population geographer in the study of the structures is to analyse and unfol... View more info

Demography : The Science of Population

By: Jay Weinstein & Vijayan K. Pillai (Authors)

Price: $62.15

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2017

Seller ID: 701714

ISBN: 8131608247

Condition: New


This comprehensive, introductory text takes an applied, interdisciplinary approach. Because one author is a sociologist and the other a demographer, the material introduces perspectives from many different disciplines. The most applied book on the market, this text teaches students how to use the multitude of demographic resources available to them as consumers of data. Using case studies throughout to illustrate key concepts in a realistic and concrete manner, the authors also draw examples from recent U.S. Census data, United Nations and World Bank reports, tables from the National Center fo... View more info

Landscapes of Accumulation: Real Estate and the Neoliberal Imagination in Contemporary India

By: Llerena Guiu Searle

Price: $47.99

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2017

Seller ID: 701454

ISBN: 9789386552303

Condition: New


Over the past few decades, India has experienced a sudden and spectacular urban transformation. Gleaming business complexes encroach on fields and villages. Giant condominium communities offer gated security, indoor gyms, and pristine pools. Spacious, airconditioned malls have sprung up alongside open-air markets. In Landscapes of Accumulation, Llerena Guiu Searle examines India's booming developments and offers a nuanced ethnographic treatment of late capitalism. India's land, she shows, is rapidly transforming from a site of agricultural and industrial production to an international financia... View more info

India's Demography : Changing Demographic Scenario in India

By: P.K. Majumdar

Price: $61.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2013

Seller ID: 701743

ISBN: 8131605698

Condition: New


Tracing the history of population growth in India vis-à-vis the world since pre-census years the author, in this book, has shown how population growth in India and elsewhere is overwhelmingly linked to death rates mostly caused by epidemics and famines that visited the country almost regularly. Once these came under some control along with the arrival of preventive medicines and improved health care facilities, death rate plummeted rapidly resulting in faster growth of population. The book appreciates how control of birth rate and arresting IMR and child mortality became the top priority of t... View more info

Fundamentals of Demography

By: P.K. Majumdar

Price: $51.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2010

Seller ID: 701771

ISBN: 8131603717

Condition: New


Written in a straightforward and lucid style, the book is an ideal text for undergraduate and graduate students as well as the odd amateur readers taking their first course in demography. While providing sufficient depth and analytical rigour for use in graduate courses on population dynamics, the book aims at helping students to understand and comprehend the basic tenets of demography with self-explanatory examples and illustrations. This book provides a solid introduction to all the hallmark subjects, methodologies, and debates covered in standard courses on population. Featuring a cross-dis... View more info

Studies in Jain Population and Demography

By: Prakash C. Jain

Price: $47.75

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2019

Seller ID: 701678

ISBN: 8131610187

Condition: New


During the ancient and medieval periods of Indian history, Jainism was a widely-spread religion all over the country, perhaps mainly due to royal patronage and/or protection. In modern times however, the number of its adherents has been reduced to minuscule proportions counting as low as about 1.2 million in 1921. Subsequently, the Jain population increased to about 1.6 million in 1951 census, and to about 4.5 million in 2011. Though small in number, today the Jains are to be found in all the states and union territories of India. This major trading community is highly concentrated in the west... View more info

Population, Settlement and Development in Zambia

By: Prithvish Nag

Price: $25.81

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 1990

Seller ID: 700772

ISBN: 8170222680

Condition: New


Despite its curious bow tie shape, Zambia, the former Northern Rhodesia, is more fortunate than most other landlocked countries of Africa, because it has profited from the extraction of one major mineral resource, copper. A lower middle income country with only six million inhabitants and a per capita GNP of $ 580 (1983), it has closer economic parallels with southern Africa than in most of the countries with southern Africa than in most of the countries with the north. Its modest economic and considerable demographic growth has provoked changes in the spatial patterns of population and settle... View more info

Governance of India: Issues and Perspectives

By: R.N. Prasad

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2002

Seller ID: 701375

ISBN: 817022974X

Condition: New


Governance is purposive and development oriented administration, which concerns the improvement of quality of life of the mass people. Governance is also considered the citizen-friendly, citizen-caring, responsive, goal and result- oriented administration. It requires effective participation of people in state, civil society and private sector activities that are conducive to human development. The book, containing thirteen published articles, deals objectively with some of the burning problems/challenges/issues and perspectives of the Indian governance like social, political, economic and adm... View more info

Development of Education in India: Selected Documents 1995-97 (Volume-5)

By: S.P. Agrawal

Price: $54.23

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 1999

Seller ID: 700783

ISBN: 8170226619

Condition: New


Development of Education in India (First volume of the Historical Survey) was published in 1986 and was well received by the educationists and administrators. Encouraged by the great response to the publication, the authors decided to make it a continuing series and update it from time to time. Accordingly, volume 2 under the tiled second historical survey of Educational Development in India covering the period 1985-90 and volume 3 with the tile Third Historical Survey of Educational Development in India devoted to period 1990-92 were brought out. Similarly, volume 4 entitled Development of Ed... View more info

Population Development and Environment: A Contemporary Debate

By: Tara Devi Singh (Edr.)

Price: $63.95

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2013

Seller ID: 700771

ISBN: 8180699161

Condition: New


This volume is an outcome of intense discussion and debate held in the Department of Geography, Banaras Hindu University, during the national seminar in February 2010. This volume contains twenty six papers divided into five sections and exploring the relationship among the three dimensions, i.e. population, development and environment especially in the Indian context. First section presents a theoretical framework of the basic understanding of population, development and environment; second section revolves round the various aspects of migration and urbanization; third section is webbed aroun... View more info