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Demography (1968) 5 (1): 174–184.
Published: 01 March 1968
... the balance between semi-nomadic and settled lands, Society was changed radically and upset emotionally. Burdened by increasing depression and loss of population, the Byzantine Empire had to reduce the size of its field armies. Not only was the offensive in the West abandoned after 565, but the southern...
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Demography (1978) 15 (3): 321–336.
Published: 01 August 1978
... on the fron- tier and declining in older, more settled regions. He has proposed a bequest the- ory, in which inheritance was the impor- tant link between land availability and the fertility of American farm families. For their time, American farmers owned a substantial share of the nation's wealth and were...
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Demography (1964) 1 (1): 220–226.
Published: 01 March 1964
... of land settle- ment, Bowman said, " policies grow chiefly out of political, social, and economic conditions and situations." 1. Bowman, editor, Limits of Land Settlement, Council on Foreign Relations, New York, 1937, p. 5. More penetrating are the remarks of Hope Eldridge; see her Population Policies...
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Demography (1996) 33 (2): 249–264.
Published: 01 May 1996
... IN MEXICAN COMMUNITIES TABLE 1. DEFINITION OF VARIABLES USED IN ANALYSIS OF MIGRANTS' REMITTANCES AND SAVINGS 251 Personal Characteristics Age Married Years of schooling Prior U.S. Experience Household Characteristics Dependency ratio Land owned Business owned Home owned General Trip Characteristics Settled...
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Demography (1977) 14 (3): 351–361.
Published: 01 August 1977
... (which includes North- ern Ireland as well). But, given the fact that Ireland as a whole constitutes a sepa- rate land mass, that it was historically governed as a colony of Great Britain, that the division of Northern and South- ern Ireland occurred only in 1922, and that Northern Ireland itself...
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Demography (1974) 11 (4): 695–708.
Published: 01 November 1974
... of interesting 706 DEMOGRAPHY, volume 11, number 4, November 1974 points which are contributions to the general fields of demography and sinol- ogy. In a discussion of planned migration to frontier areas he describes an import- ant debate over mechanized land settle- ment (whose advocates justified frontier...
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Demography (1974) 11 (1): 149–150.
Published: 01 February 1974
..., and nearly 2,000 Maori families had settled on that land (Metge, 1967, p. 50). Following World War II govern- ment policy no longer emphasized rural development for Maoris, and opportuni- ties in cities became more attractive. More importantly, there was not a great demand for urban Maori labor until...
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Demography (1965) 2 (1): 399–413.
Published: 01 March 1965
.... Lokken, Iowa Public Land Disposal (Iowa City, 1942), pp. 3540; Irving B. Richman, Ioway to Iowa (Iowa City, 1931), pp. 217. 13 (Kane, op. cit ., Joseph N. Kane, The American Counties (New York, 1960), pp. 112, 187, 206, 216, 252; W. T. Giles, History of Pottowattomie County, Iowa [Chicago, 1883...
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Demography (1989) 26 (2): 203–218.
Published: 01 May 1989
... farmland was readily available on the frontier. Throughout most of the century, those willing to migrate could acquire land. Westward migration enabled those who would have been unable to acquire a farm in the more settled areas to do so. Further, the frontier was a "safety valve" that reduced the pressure...
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Demography (2000) 37 (4): 499–510.
Published: 01 November 2000
.... ( 1997 ). Poverty Amid Prosperity: Immigration and the Changing Face of Rural California . Washington, DC : Urban Institute Press . Tayman , J. ( 1996 ). The Accuracy of Small-Area Population Forecasts Based on a Spatial Interaction Land-Use Modeling System . Journal of the American...
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Demography (2008) 45 (2): 345–361.
Published: 01 May 2008
... proportion of adult males as farmers, rather low urbanization, low home values, and lower fractions of agricultural land improved. In contrast, the longer-settled counties of Dutchess, Mont- gomery, and Rensselaer in the southeastern part of the state had much higher levels of urbanization, lower proportions...
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Demography (2002) 39 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 February 2002
... where they are likely to have caused the greatest harm. The 1997 Southeast Asian forest fires were unprecedented in terms of the area of land burned, the amount of smoke generated, and the size of the population living in areas affected by the smoke. However, they were not a unique event. Similarly...
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Demography (1982) 19 (4): 567–576.
Published: 01 November 1982
... Corse (Corsica); it is a large unsubdivided is- land entirely autonomous from the re- maining units. Finally, by a reverse of the local government argument used above, several units for India were omit- ted from the original study which should Statistical and Historical Analyses of Nations Which Deviate...
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Demography (1981) 18 (4): 465–486.
Published: 01 November 1981
...Avery M. Guest Abstract This paper investigates the importance of agricultural land shortages versus modernization of the society in influencing inter-state differentials in fertility in 1900, when the United States was in midtransition. Urbanization and manufacturing characteristics of states were...
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Demography (1978) 15 (4): 605–620.
Published: 01 November 1978
..., and Declining Urban Centers: Conterminous United States, 1940–1960 . Land Economics , 45 , 313 – 322 . 10.2307/3145017 Pappenfort , D. M. ( 1959 ). The Ecological Field and the Metropolitan Community: Manufacturing and Management . American Journal of Sociology , 64 , 380 – 385 . 10.1086...
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Demography (2021) 58 (1): 191–217.
Published: 01 February 2021
... mobilization that may affect the electoral preferences of local rural settlers ( Navarro 2010 ). Data provided by the Brazilian Institute of Land Reform ( Instituto Nacional de Colonização e Reforma Agrária [INCRA] 2015 ) show that nearly 900,000 families were settled between 1988 and 2012. In 2010, the share...
Includes: Supplementary data
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Demography (1984) 21 (3): 405–412.
Published: 01 August 1984
... pragmatic basis, and I have previously calculated a particular weighted mean density (Craig 1975; 1980) without spe- cifically justifying the measure chosen. d = 'i.A;d/iA; (1) Deficiencies of Area Weighted Densities Area weights are obviously appropri- ate with a land use approach when the basic question...
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Demography (1966) 3 (1): 68–89.
Published: 01 March 1966
... II, Switer- land has experienced a large and sustained influx of immigrants unprecedented in its history. This development was totally unanticipated. In fact, during the war the Swiss authorities had feared that the sud- den demobilization of the Swiss army might lead to a recurrence of serious un...
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Demography (1982) 19 (4): 429–438.
Published: 01 November 1982
... gathering, on the occasion of our 50th anniversary, the mood was celebratory, congratulatory, confident-or so I remember it. As a professional association, we had lived to a zesty middle age, our numbers increas- ing and our voice heard more often throughout the land. Not chiefly because there were more...
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Demography (1968) 5 (1): 443–448.
Published: 01 March 1968
... in the urban part of the ring of the SMSA. This documents the contention of many critics that the use of the SMSA ring as synonomous with “suburb” obscures some of the variation that exists. Because the county provides the definitive boundary for SMSA's, the ring frequently includes quite disparate areas, land...