Studies in the Sociology of Population International Perspectives

This book presents a cross section of the work and concerns of social demographers worldwide, covering a broad range of topics from social structure through population structure to social policy; from fertility and mortality through migration to the way i

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in the Sociology of Population International Perspectives

Studies in the Sociology of Population

Jon Anson Walter Bartl Andrzej Kulczycki •

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Studies in the Sociology of Population International Perspectives

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Editors Jon Anson Department of Social Work Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Beersheba, Israel

Andrzej Kulczycki School of Public Health University of Alabama at Birmingham Birmingham, AL, USA

Walter Bartl Institute of Sociology Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg Halle, Germany

ISBN 978-3-319-94868-3 ISBN 978-3-319-94869-0 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-94869-0

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Contents

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Roots and Fruits of Population Growth and Social Structures: Demographic and Sociological Vistas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jon Anson, Walter Bartl and Andrzej Kulczycki

Part I 2

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Demography and Social Structure

The Demographic Transition in the Nasa-Indigenous and Black Populations of Northern Cauca (Colombia) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fernando Urrea-Giraldo

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Intermarriage and Assimilation Among Arabs in the United States: Estimates, Causes, and Trends, 1990–2010 . . . . . . . . . . . . . Andrzej Kulczycki and Arun Peter Lobo

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Occupational Classes of Immigrants and Their Descendants in East Germany . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oliver Winkler

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Violence, Firearms and Life Expectancy in Mexico . . . . . . . . . . . . 107 Guillermo Julián González-Pérez and María Guadalupe Vega-López

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