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Handbook of Population (Handbooks of Sociology and Social by Jr. Poston Dudley L., Michael Micklin

By Jr. Poston Dudley L., Michael Micklin

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In chapter 5 Uhlenberg addresses population aging, believed by many demographers to be among the most significant forces for demographic and social change in recent decades. In chapter 6 Saenz and Morales examine recent work reflecting the longstanding concern with consequences of variation in the racial and ethnic composition of populations. Finally, Part I concludes with Sullivan’s examination in chapter 7 of population structure in terms of labor force participation and employment status. These seven chapters do not, of course, cover the full range of issues pertaining to population structure.

Values of Myers Blended Method, ten terminal digits, males and females, Republic of Korea, 1995. 39 40 Dudley L. Poston, Jr. ations in past births, deaths, or migration, the three age groups should form a nearly linear series. Age ratios should . . 0, while maintaining a relatively high overall quality of age reporting. 10 is a graph of the age ratios for males and females for each of the fiveyear age groups of 5 to 9 through 70 to 74 for South Korea in 1970. 3. 0 for males in age group 10 to 14.

Age and sex are arguably the most important of the many characteristics of human populations. ’’ The demographic processes of fertility, mortality, and migration are all affected directly by factors of age and sex, and these influences can be via biological, psychological, cultural, and social variables (Palmore 1978; Halli and Rao 1992). Age and sex are defined more straightforwardly than most demographic variables. Age is an ascribed, yet changeable, characteristic. It is typically defined in population censuses in terms of the age of the person at last birthday.

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