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Constitutional Conventions

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ISBN13: 9780198762027
ISBN: 019876202X
Published: January 1987
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
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Constitutional and Administrative Law
Part 1 Time-series analysis and population reconstruction: inverse projection and demographic fluctuations - a critical assessment of new methods, Ronald D. Lee; generalized inverse projection, Jim Oeppen; benchmarks for a new inverse population projection programme, England, Sweden, and a standard demographic transition, Robert McCaa; the trend method applied to English data, Noel Bonneuil; other paths to the past - from vital series to population patterns, Massimo Livi Bacci and David S. Reher; short-run population dynamics among the rich and poor in European countries, rural Jutland, and urban Rouen, Patrick R. Galloway.
Part 2 New challenges for record linking and family reconstitution: the construction of individual life histories - application to the study of geographical mobility in the Valserine Valley in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, A. Bideau and G. Brunet; incomplete histories in family reconstitution - a sensitivity test of alternative strategies with historical Croatian data, E.A. Hammel; family reconstitution and population reconstruction - two approaches to the fertility transition in France, 1740-1911, David R. Weir; family reconstitution as event-history analysis, Myron P. Gutmann and George Alter.
Part 3 Event-history analysis with historical data: techniques of event-history analysis, James Trussell and Timothy guinnane; an attempt to analyze individual migration histories from data on place of usual residence at the time of certain vital events - France during the nineteenth century, Daniel Courgeau; some applications of recent developments in event-history analysis for historical demography, Ian Diamond, et al; combined time-series and life-event analysis - the impact of economic fluctuations and air temperature on adult mortality by sex and occupation in a Swedish mining parish, 1757-1850, Tommy Bengtsson.
Part 4 Simulating historical processes: simulation of change to validate demographic analysis, Herve Le Bras; estimating numbers of kin in historical England using demographic microsimulation, James E. Smith; my brother's keeper - modelling kinship links in early urbanization, E.A. Hammel and Carl Mason.
Part 5 New sources, new techniques: coarse and refined methods for studying the fertility transition in historical populations, Douglas Ewbank; the last emperors - an introduction to the demography of Qing (1644-1911) Imperial lineage, James Lee, et al; historical demography from the census - applications of the American census microdata files, Steven Ruggles; excess mortality in youth, James C. Riley.