The Continuing Demographic Transition


One of the most significant occurrences of this century has been the drastic decline in many countries of tragically high death and birth rates. In this collection, leading demographers, anthropologists, sociologists, and historians examine the causes of this transition and the reasons why many other countries have not followed suit.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • R. M. Douglas
  • John C. Caldwell
  • Pat Caldwell
  • F. B. Smith
  • Gavin W. Jones
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Oxford
Publication year:
  • 1997


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