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Demography (2008) 45 (2): 363–386.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Katherine J. Curtis White Abstract I investigate the relationship between county population change and farm dependence in the Great Plains region during the twentieth century, using spatial data analysis techniques. This research is rooted in a long-standing sociological and demographic interest...
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Demography (2005) 42 (4): 791–812.
Published: 01 November 2005
... (in particular, Florida and the Southwest) and geographically contiguous regions of net out-migration (the Great Plains, in particular) that persisted over time. Yet the patterns of spatial concentration and fragmentation over time in these migration data demonstrate the relevance of this “neighborhood” approach...
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Demography (1978) 15 (4): 605–620.
Published: 01 November 1978
..., present in half of the subregions in the 1950s and indicative of population centralization, was found only in the Corn Belt, Great Plains, and Rocky Mountain subregions in the 1960s. There were regionally distinctive differences in all variables considered; most notably, the percent of places growing...
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Demography (1985) 22 (2): 245–263.
Published: 01 May 1985
... areas, all of which were agri- cultural (the Central Corn Belt, Missis- sippi Delta and Northern Great Plains). Other agricultural areas tended to have below average net inmigration, such as the Dairy Belt, Southern Corn Belt, Coastal Plain Tobacco and Peanut Belt, the Old Coastal Plain and the Southern...
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Demography (1964) 1 (1): 264–272.
Published: 01 March 1964
... the interior coastal plain of the Lower South from Georgia through Texas. This was also true of contiguous areas of the Great Plains, especially from Texas to Nebraska. Other prominent zones of heavy loss were sections of the Allegheny Plateau (particularly the coalfields), much of the Ozark and other upland...
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Demography (2024) 61 (1): 87–113.
Published: 01 February 2024
... ; Catalano et al. 2019 ; Ekamper et al. 2015 ; Kannisto et al. 1997 ) or nonmonotonic effects ( Lleras-Muney and Moreau 2022 ). 1 An important example of such environmental adversity emerged during the Dust Bowl era in the U.S. Great Plains. During the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries...
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Demography (2020) 57 (5): 1929–1950.
Published: 31 August 2020
... been relegated to the demographic, economic, and political sidelines. America’s small towns and thinly settled rural areas, especially in Appalachia, the Great Plains, and the Delta, have faced protracted economic difficulties—poverty, diminished employment, job instability, and stagnant wage growth...
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Demography (1985) 22 (3): 309–325.
Published: 01 August 1985
... and which involve the crossing of municipal borders.? CASALECCHIO DI RENO The commune of Casalecchio di Reno lay at the point where the hills meet the Migration Patternsduring Italian Urbanization 311 plain, just beyond the rural fringes of the city of Bologna. For many centuries it had been a rural outpost...
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Demography (1984) 21 (3): 383–404.
Published: 01 August 1984
... ). Washington, D. C. : U.S. Government Printing Office . Wieland J. S. , Leistritz F. L. , & Murdock S. H. ( 1979 ). Characteristics and Residential Patterns of Energy-Related Work Forces in the Northern Great Plains . Western Journal of Agricultural Economics , 4 , 57 – 68...
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Demography (1993) 30 (4): 635–652.
Published: 01 November 1993
... in U.S. Bureau of the Census (l983a, 1984, 1992). a Statesincludedin regions: Southwest: Arizona, New Mexico; Northern Plains: Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota; Great Lakes: Minnesota, Wisconsin; Basin and Mountain: Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming; Northwest: Oregon, Washington; South: Alabama...
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Demography (2020) 57 (2): 653–674.
Published: 13 March 2020
... for locational vulnerability to natural hazards. These are two distinct concepts that scholars have theorized to drive demographic change but have yet to disaggregate empirically because patterned residential sorting around flood plains occurs in cases of hurricanes or floods, which is the focus of most...
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Demography (1974) 11 (3): 537–545.
Published: 01 August 1974
...? And how do we ex- plain them? Sociologists and economists of fertility manage at the same time to be both muddled and simple-minded about these issues, the more clear- headed, like Ryder, almost despairing of a solution. But I think it reasonable to expect some illumination from psy- chologists...
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Demography (2013) 50 (4): 1217–1241.
Published: 15 January 2013
... population-environment regimes in the Great Plains of the United States, 1930–1990 . Population and Environment , 27 , 191 – 225 . 10.1007/s11111-006-0016-3 Halliday , T. ( 2006 ). Migration, risk, and liquidity constraints in El Salvador . Economic Development and Cultural Change , 54...
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Demography (2020) 57 (4): 1369–1391.
Published: 10 June 2020
... that technological development has altered the social production and economic foundation of society, causing great changes in family functions and personal value systems and thus leading to household structure change (Goode 1963 ; Nimkoff 1961 ; Parsons 1949 ). The influence of modernization on household...
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Demography (1971) 8 (4): 525–536.
Published: 01 November 1971
... Order Amish population of Lancaster County, Penn- sylvania. The Amish are a conservative religious sect noted primarily for their agrarian way of life, their plain dress, and their horse and buggy mode of trans- portation. Like their cultural counter- parts, the Hutterites, the Amish trace their origins...
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Demography (1965) 2 (1): 456–462.
Published: 01 March 1965
... of the importance of cultural factors in account- ing for unequal school-beginning rates. Differential enrollment rates by ethnic status were not, however, as great in large urban areas as in other parts of the coun- try, and what meager data are available suggest that socio-economic factors ex- plain a great part...
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Demography (2000) 37 (3): 299–311.
Published: 01 August 2000
... in this paper tends to compound the usual problems of intersubjective va- lidity posed by all closed-ended survey questions. Although in collecting the data we made a great effort to use identical questions in all five countries, neither the questions nor the response categories are always equivalent; also, we...
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Demography (1971) 8 (4): 571–580.
Published: 01 November 1971
... to this generation." Rather we attempt a miracle, and the miracle fails miserably. But instead of being compromised thereby, we are strengthened. This strange and seem- ingly contradictory condition needs ex- plaining. The work of P. K. Whelpton, described in his own words (1963), will lead to the explanation...
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Demography (1983) 20 (4): 433–447.
Published: 01 November 1983
... will be reduced to zero. In the second model, both b, and b, are significant and together explain the rise in living alone. In the third model, compositional changes in income and the other variables do not completely ex- plain the rise in living alone. The b, coefficients will be different from zero along with b...
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Demography (2016) 53 (6): 1933–1953.
Published: 24 October 2016
..., mostly black and white, mostly Latino and white, and mostly Asian and white. 2 We suspect that predominantly white metros (W) of a type found in the upper Great Plains states offer little prospect of immigrant-group buffering. However, past research has found that areas with small black...
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