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Continuity and Change in Sub-Saharan African Demography.

By: Odimegwu, Clifford O.
Contributor(s): Kekovole, John.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Routledge African Studies: Publisher: Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2014Copyright date: ©2014Description: 1 online resource (356 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781317999720.Subject(s): Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Population | Demography -- Africa, Sub-SaharanGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Continuity and Change in Sub-Saharan African DemographyDDC classification: 304.60967 LOC classification: HB3661.A3 -- .C686 2014Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Table of Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- 1 Introduction and Organization -- 2 Examining the Accuracy of Age-Sex Data: An Evaluation of Recent Sub-Saharan African Population Censuses -- 3 Analysis of Mortality Using Census and Household Data: A Practical Bayesian Multilevel Spatial Modeling Approach -- 4 Child Health and Mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa: Trends, Causes, and Forecasts -- 5 Indirect Estimation of Levels of Adult Mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa -- 6 Fertility Transition in Sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence from Census Data -- 7 Nuptiality Patterns and Differentials in Sub-Saharan Africa: Analysis of African Census Data -- 8 Population Distribution in Sub-Saharan Africa: Internal and International Migrations in Sub-Saharan Africa -- 9 Demography of Labor Force in Sub-Saharan African Censuses -- 10 The Dynamics of Household Structure in Sub-Saharan Africa -- 11 Sub-Saharan African Children and Adolescents: Economic Gain or Burden? -- 12 Orphaned Children in Sub-Saharan Africa: What Can We Learn from Census Data? -- 13 Profiling the Elderly: Understanding Recent Trends in Acceleration of Sub-Saharan African Population Aging -- 14 Sex Profile in Education and Educational Attainment in Sub-Saharan Africa -- 15 Living Arrangements of Children in Sub-Saharan Africa and Their Implications on Schooling -- 16 Armed Conflict and Demographic Outcomes in Mozambique and Rwanda: What Can Censuses Tell Us? -- 17 Population Policies in Sub-Saharan Africa: Evolution, Achievements and Challenges -- Contributors -- Index.
Summary: This book offers an in-depth African perspective to the major issues in demographic discourse in sub-Saharan Africa. It provides comprehensive analysis of sub-Saharan African censuses, profiling demographic changes, trends, patterns and consequences in the region. Interdisciplinary, comprehensive, accessible, simple and topical, this volume is perfectly suited to researchers, students and lecturers who are interested in understanding sub-Saharan African population dynamics and issues.
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Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Table of Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- 1 Introduction and Organization -- 2 Examining the Accuracy of Age-Sex Data: An Evaluation of Recent Sub-Saharan African Population Censuses -- 3 Analysis of Mortality Using Census and Household Data: A Practical Bayesian Multilevel Spatial Modeling Approach -- 4 Child Health and Mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa: Trends, Causes, and Forecasts -- 5 Indirect Estimation of Levels of Adult Mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa -- 6 Fertility Transition in Sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence from Census Data -- 7 Nuptiality Patterns and Differentials in Sub-Saharan Africa: Analysis of African Census Data -- 8 Population Distribution in Sub-Saharan Africa: Internal and International Migrations in Sub-Saharan Africa -- 9 Demography of Labor Force in Sub-Saharan African Censuses -- 10 The Dynamics of Household Structure in Sub-Saharan Africa -- 11 Sub-Saharan African Children and Adolescents: Economic Gain or Burden? -- 12 Orphaned Children in Sub-Saharan Africa: What Can We Learn from Census Data? -- 13 Profiling the Elderly: Understanding Recent Trends in Acceleration of Sub-Saharan African Population Aging -- 14 Sex Profile in Education and Educational Attainment in Sub-Saharan Africa -- 15 Living Arrangements of Children in Sub-Saharan Africa and Their Implications on Schooling -- 16 Armed Conflict and Demographic Outcomes in Mozambique and Rwanda: What Can Censuses Tell Us? -- 17 Population Policies in Sub-Saharan Africa: Evolution, Achievements and Challenges -- Contributors -- Index.

This book offers an in-depth African perspective to the major issues in demographic discourse in sub-Saharan Africa. It provides comprehensive analysis of sub-Saharan African censuses, profiling demographic changes, trends, patterns and consequences in the region. Interdisciplinary, comprehensive, accessible, simple and topical, this volume is perfectly suited to researchers, students and lecturers who are interested in understanding sub-Saharan African population dynamics and issues.

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<p>Clifford O. Odimegwu is the head of Demography and Population Studies Programme at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.</p> <p>John Kekovole is currently an Executive Manager in charge of Census Inputs and Outputs at Statistics South Africa.</p>

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