Tuesday, July 8, 2014

New Africa Book of the Day - 8 July 2014

Continuity and Change in Sub-Saharan African Demography, edited by Clifford O. Odimegwu and John Kekovole

Release Date: July 8, 2014
Publisher: Routledge African Studies

This book offers an in-depth African perspective to the major issues in demographic discourse in sub-Saharan Africa. It provides comprehensive analysis of sub-Saharan African censuses, profiling demographic changes, trends, patterns and consequences in the region. Interdisciplinary, comprehensive, accessible, simple and topical, this volume is perfectly suited to researchers, students and lecturers who are interested in understanding sub-Saharan African population dynamics and issues.

Clifford O. Odimegwu is the head of Demography and Population Studies Programme at the University of the Witwatersrand and John Kekovole is executive manager in charge of Census Inputs and Outputs at Statistics South Africa. Together they have edited Social Demography of South Africa: Advances and Emerging Issues (2014) while Kekovole is author of Components of Kenya's future population growth and population policy implications (1996).  Odimegwu also wrote a research report entitled An appraisal of the national population policy for development (1998).