Population and Society

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Overview

  • Author :A.K. Sharma
  • Year of Publication :2012
  • ISBN: :9788180698187
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: XXII, 232
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Demography, Geography, Sociology


About the Book :

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.


About Author :

A.K. Sharma professor of Sociology, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur began his academic career with a study of fertility and family planning in rural areas. He has worked at State Planning Institute Lucknow, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, and Operations Research Group, New Delhi. He has rich experience of teaching and research in the field of sociology of population. His books include Social Inequality and Demographic Processes, Social Demography, and Developing the Underdeveloped: A Socio Psychological Study. His current research engagements are family planning evaluation, social values, neo social movements and industrial and organizational sociology.