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Population research comprises many different topics. You can begin your search by using one of the subject headings and keywords below. You can also search for one of the books listed below and see related titles.
For additional titles, you can search the library catalog.
Selected Books on Demography
Population Health in America by
Call Number: RA418.5 .H85 2019
Publication Date: 2019-07-09
In this engaging and accessibly written book, Population Health in America weaves demographic data with social theory and research to help students understand health patterns and trends in the U.S. population.
Applied Demography by
Call Number: HB849.4 .M87
Publication Date: 1991-11-19
This text aims to help the novice understand demographic variables and analyze their impact on specific private and public sector interests. Examples are employed to demonstrate a wide range of techniques, and the book discusses software products from the 1990 US census.
Demographics of the U. S. by
Publication Date: 2012-06-15
Demographics of the U.S. is a reference book for those who want perspective on the many changes in American life--a perspective critical for understanding what the 21st century will hold. New Strategist's editors scoured web sites and government reference books to locate the most revealing trend data. The result is a compilation of statistics that cannot be found in a single volume anywhere else, documenting the demographic and socioeconomic trends that have transformed the United States since 1950.
How to Find Books
The following terms are helpful for searching the UNC Library Catalog. You can copy and paste one of these Library of Congress Subject Headings into the Subject Box of the library catalog to find relevant resources.
- African Americans--Statistics
- Asian Americans--Population--Statistics
- Baby boom generation--United States
- (Country name) -- Census
- (Country name) -- Statistics, Vital
- (Country name) -- Population
- (Continent/Country name) -- Population -- History
- Demographic surveys -- (country name)
- Demography -- (Country name)
- Demography -- Methodology
- Hispanic Americans--Population
- Hispanic Americans--Statistics
- Marriage -- (country name) -- Statistics
- Marriage age -- (country name) -- Statistics
- Divorce -- (country name) -- Statistics
- Mortality -- (country name) -- Statistics
- Mortality -- (country name) -- Tables
- Immigration and emigration -- (country name)
- Migration, Internal -- (country name)
- Immigrants -- (country name) -- Statistics
- Population forecasting -- (country name)
- (Country name) -- Mathematical models
- United States--Population
- United States--Emigration and immigration
- United States--Race relations
Related LOC Call Numbers
H-HX Social Sciences
- "Statistical bureaus" - HA36-37
- For general works on the U.S. Census Bureau see HA37.A+
- For statistical data on North Carolina, see HA551-557
- "Demography" - HB848-3697
- "Older people, aging" - HB1323.O4
- Births, Fertility - HB911-1108
- Deaths, Mortality - HB1322.3
- Family Demography - HQ759.98
- "Immigration" - JV6201-6347
- "Population Forecasting" - HB849.53
Selected Books on African American Demographics
African Americans by the Numbers by
Call Number: E185.615 .S73 2017
Publication Date: 2017-07-14
Provides an invaluable source for students as well as academics on the current condition of African Americans, highlighting disparities throughout an array of social, economic, and political areas. Includes tables as well as other sources of information from creditable data sources to assist readers in further research.
The Demography of African Americans, 1930-1990 by
Publication Date: 2003-10-31
The authors of this work use a novel strategy that combines record linkage and demographic/statistical analysis to produce an internally consistent and robust set of estimates of the African-American population during the period 1930-1990. They interpret the record that emerges, with special reference to longevity trends and differentials. This work is for demographers, sociologists and students of ethnic studies.
Black Geographies and the Politics of Place by
Publication Date: 2007-04-12
Black Geographiesis an interdisciplinary collection of essays in black geographic theory.