Perspectives on population an introduction to concepts and issues

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Population

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and indexes.

Book details

Statement[compiled by] Scott W. Menard and Elizabeth W. Moen.
ContributionsMenard, Scott W., Mathiot, Elizabeth Moen.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHB871 .P48 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 487 p. :
Number of Pages487
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2729633M
ISBN 100195040929, 0195041909
LC Control Number86023652

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