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[The demographic potential of Russia].
The author analyzes the decline in population size that is taking place at the end of the twentieth century, and traces its origins as far back as the disturbances associated with World War I, the Communist revolution, and the civil war that followed it. Expand
Russia: the demographic situation.
The report examines such topics as population size, spatial distribution, and age composition; health, mortality, and life expectancy; population replacement; and internal and external migration. Expand
Waves of migration: a new situation.
The new migratory trends are characterized by the ouster of the newly arrived population from the social niche that it had recently occupied, emigration from overpopulated regions, and growing emigration beyond the borders of the former Union. Expand
The human factor in demographic measurement.
Attention is given to developments affecting life expectancy, the size and age structure of the population, labor supply, and the family, as well as to demography and population policy. Expand
Demographic changes and nationalism.
The author looks at ethnic differences in mortality, fertility, natural increase, and migration, as well as economic and social inequalities among ethnic groups, and the prospects for inter-ethnic conflict are assessed. Expand
The epidemiological transition and causes of death in the USSR.
An analysis is made of life expectancy and its structure as related to the causes of death in the USSR and the union republics and also their lag behind the life expectancy level achieved by developed countries. Expand
Is the Return Inevitable
And to top it all off, must we now arrange the resettlement of our compatriots who have lost their homes? Yes, it is inevitable.
[Has a thaw set in? Concerning demographic trends and social policy]
The author suggests that thanks to perestroika some positive changes in demographic trends are occurring in the USSR. These include an increase in life expectancy since 1985 particularly for men.Expand
Three types of birthrates in the USSR: stages of demographic transition.
Demographic transition theory in the explanation and forecasting of birthrate trends is discussed and it is concluded that the experience of the USSR supports the universal nature of this theory. Expand
Prospects for Russia's Development: The Role of the Demographic Factor
This study is devoted to the analysis and forecasting of the Russian demographic situation and identifies a set of interrelated problems that have, or will have in the near future, a very prominentExpand