International Handbook of Rural Demography


ISBN: 978-94-007-1841-8 (Print) 978-94-007-1842-5 (Online)

Table of contents (26 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-6

    Why Does Rural Demography Still Matter?

  3. Chapter

    Pages 7-15

    Challenges in the Analysis of Rural Populations in the United States

  4. Chapter

    Pages 17-34

    Rural Natural Increase in the New Century: America’s Third Demographic Transition

  5. Chapter

    Pages 35-48

    Migration and Rural Population Change: Comparative Views in More Developed Nations

  6. Chapter

    Pages 49-65

    World Urbanization: Destiny and Reconceptualization

  7. Chapter

    Pages 67-79

    Rural Aging in International Context

  8. Chapter

    Pages 81-93

    Europe’s Rural Demography

  9. Chapter

    Pages 95-110

    The Demography of Rural Latin America: The Case of Chile

  10. Chapter

    Pages 111-124

    Rural Demography in Asia and the Pacific Rim

  11. Chapter

    Pages 125-135

    Demographic Change and Rural-Urban Inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa: Theory and Trends

  12. Chapter

    Pages 137-154

    Demographic Structure and Process in Rural China

  13. Chapter

    Pages 155-168

    Rural Population Trends in Mexico: Demographic and Labor Changes

  14. Chapter

    Pages 169-189

    Rural Demography of India

  15. Chapter

    Pages 191-205

    The Aboriginal People of Canada: A Rural Perspective

  16. Chapter

    Pages 207-223

    Rural Race and Ethnicity

  17. Chapter

    Pages 225-237

    Family Matters: Gender, Work Arrangements, and the Rural Myth

  18. Chapter

    Pages 239-253

    Rural Families in Transition

  19. Chapter

    Pages 255-271

    Rural Health Disparities

  20. Chapter

    Pages 273-291

    Perspectives on U.S. Rural Labor Markets in the First Decade of the Twenty-First Century

  21. Chapter

    Pages 293-306

    Race and Place: Determinants of Poverty in the Texas Borderland and the Lower Mississippi Delta

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