The Springer International Handbooks of Population offer up-to-date scholarly summaries and sources of information on the major subject areas and issues of demography and population. Each handbook examines its particular subject area in depth, providing timely, accessible coverage of its full scale and scope, discusses substantive contributions for deeper understanding, and provides reliable guidance on the direction of future developments.
The series will explore topics of vital interest such as: Population Ageing, Mortality, Rural Demography, Poverty, Family Demography, Gender and Demography, Applied Demography, Migration, Demography of Sexuality, Race and Ethnic Demography. Each volume will provide a state-of-the-art treatment of its respective area. The series will quickly prove useful to a broad audience including demographers, practitioners and scholars across a range of disciplines.