Best Reference Books – Anthropological Demography

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Anthropological Demography subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Anthropological Demography along with reviews.

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1. “Anthropological Demography” by K Bharathi

“Anthropological Demography” Book Review: This book contains a specialty within demography which uses anthropological theory. It provides methods for better understanding of demographic phenomena in current and past populations. It acts as a basis for understanding the genetic differentiation of human populations. It provides a link between different disciplines of bio-cultural changes and also socio-economic and political changes. It analyses what population can sustain with particular development plans. This book covers the levels and determinants of fertility and mortality among small tribal groups of Andhra Pradesh. It also includes socio-economic, population characteristics, Obstetric information, life course events, fertility and mortality rates, etc.

2. “Trends in Anthropological Demography” by A N Sharma
3. “Culture, Biology, and Anthropological Demography (New Perspectives on Anthropological and Social Demography)” by Eric Abella Roth

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“Culture, Biology, and Anthropological Demography (New Perspectives on Anthropological and Social Demography)” Book Review: This book serves as a guide for cultural and biological anthropologists, demographers, sociologists, and historians. This book provides a reconciliation of anthropological demography and human evolutionary ecology. This is done by identification of common research topics and the construction of a broad theoretical framework. And it is made by incorporating both cultural and biological motivation. The approaches provided in this book are utilized to search for demographic strategies. This search is done in assorted cultural and temporal contexts from African pastoralists through North American post-industrial societies.

4. “Anthropological Demography – Toward a New Synthesis (Paper) (Population and Development Series)” by David I Kertzer

“Anthropological Demography – Toward a New Synthesis (Paper) (Population and Development Series)” Book Review: This book is designed to cross the demography and anthropology divide. It discusses the historical account of the relations between the fields. It also converses about the major issues and controversies in anthropological demography. This also includes the demographic implications of differing family and kinship systems. This book talks about the influence of new developments in cultural, gender and identity theory on population study. It also provides information about the limits of quantitative approaches in demographic study. It also includes demographers’ view of the limits of anthropological methods.

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5. “The Methods and Uses of Anthropological Demography (International Studies in Demography)” by Alaka Malwade Basu and Peter Aaby

“The Methods and Uses of Anthropological Demography (International Studies in Demography)” Book Review: This book serves as a guide for anthropologists and demographers. This book provides major methods of anthropological demography. It also discusses its strengths and limitations. This book covers contributions from both mainstream demographers and foremost anthropologists. This book shows the necessity of a shared plan for each discipline to progress successfully and avoid marginalization. It accumulates the new discipline of Anthropological Demography.

6. “Pre-Transitional Populations: Historical and Anthropological Demography” by Christine Langhoff

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“Pre-Transitional Populations: Historical and Anthropological Demography” Book Review: This book gives a detailed note on periods of expansion. It provides information about the obstacles which have determined the general direction of the path of growth. These are divided as biological and environmental. This book helps in determining the rate of demographic growth. It contains the mechanisms that re-establish the equilibrium of population growth. It examines the families and households in different societies.

7. “Border Approaches: Anthropological Perspectives on Frontiers” by Hastings Donnan and Thomas M Wilson

“Border Approaches: Anthropological Perspectives on Frontiers” Book Review: This book examines ethnicity and nationalism marked in everyday life. It also identifies the mark of cultural identity in day-to-day life. And also how they are marked at international borders. This book includes West Africa, the Turkish-Syrian border, India and the proposed Khalistan. It also covers the German-French border, the Portuguese-Spanish border, and Ireland. It contains a wide range of anthropological views.

8. “Population Studies and Development from Theory to Fieldwork (Demographic Transformation and Socio-Economic Development)” by Véronique Petit

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“Population Studies and Development from Theory to Fieldwork (Demographic Transformation and Socio-Economic Development)” Book Review: This book takes into account major population and development issues. These issues include fertility and reproductive health. It also covers migrations, gender and education. This book also contains the issues regarding poverty and inequalities. It provides information about how culture shapes socio demographic behaviours. It discusses the interactions of individuals, families, networks and local communities.

9. “The Trouble with Community: Anthropological Reflections on Movement, Identity and Collectivity (Anthropology, Culture and Society)” by Vered Amit and Nigel Rapport

“The Trouble with Community: Anthropological Reflections on Movement, Identity and Collectivity (Anthropology, Culture and Society)” Book Review: This book serves as a guide for anthropologists. This book discusses the personal social networks of individuals. This book provides information about the reality of community. It covers how anthropology better apprehend social identities. These social identities are intrinsically plural, transgressive and ironic. This book identifies which civil society might hope to accommodate the on-going construction and the rightful expression.

10. “History of Anthropological Thought” by V S Upadhaya and GAYA Pandey

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“History of Anthropological Thought” Book Review: This is a collective study of theories developed and contributions made by different anthropologists. It also provides information about man, his culture and society. It covers the progressive development undergone by culture and cultural institutions. It discusses the economical, political and educational institutions. This book includes the function of culture as a whole or different cultural traits within an institution. This book introduces the village, town and city studies with an intention to focus on the study of various dimensions of a civilization.

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