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- DescriptionThis essential Springer handbook is one of a series that explore the nexus between demography and social science. It examines the trends and features of rural populations and provides a much-needed comparative assessment for policy makers and researchers.
- Author BiographyDr. Laszlo J. Kulcsar is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work. His field of expertise is social demography and regional development, with a particular emphasis on migration, urbanization and spatial inequalities. He does research on population dynamics and social change in rural areas, focusing on two major trends: aging and the impact of natural resource use. Dr. Kulcsar participates in NSF funded interdisciplinary research programs that tie population projections to land use change and the transforming rural landscape in the Great Plains. He also studies the social and demographic transformation of Eastern Europe from a historical perspective, with a particular emphasis on the post-socialist period. Dr. Kulcsar teaches courses on social and spatial inequalities, population dynamics, aging, immigration and sociological methodology. Katherine J. Curtis University of Wisconsin-Madison Assistant Professor PhD, Sociology, University of Washington. Curtis work broadly addresses the demography of inequality. Her analytical approach aims to address spatial and temporal aspects of the demographic features underlying inequality-generating processes. Her work consistently engages multiple literatures across disciplines to gain greater substantive and technical insight. Curtis work has been published in the fields top journal and featured in special publications and conferences focusing on spatial demography.
- Date of Publication20/10/2011
- GenreSociology & Anthropology: Professional
- Series TitleInternational Handbooks of Population
- Series Part/Volume Number3
- Place of PublicationDordrecht
- Country of PublicationNetherlands
- Content Notebiography
- Weight1086 g
- Width193 mm
- Height260 mm
- Edited byKatherine J. Curtis,Laszlo J. Kulcsar
- Edition Statement2012
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