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audience factors

audience factors  

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Media studies
1. In models of communication or persuasion, specific variables associated with the audience (e.g. education) that research has identified as among those that can affect the effectiveness (e.g. the ...
audience measurement

audience measurement  

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Media studies
Primarily applied to quantitative research into audience size and demographics for particular broadcasting media, individual channels, stations, or programmes, or for particular newspapers or ...
audited circulation

audited circulation  

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Media studies
Industry-standard figures for the average number of copies of each issue of a particular newspaper or magazine in circulation. The actual readership is likely to be larger. These figures are ...
biometry

biometry  

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n. the measurement of living things and the processes associated with life, including the application of mathematics, particularly statistics, to problems in biology.
Byzantium

Byzantium  

An ancient Greek city, founded in the 7th century bc, at the southern end of the Bosporus, site of the modern city of Istanbul. It was rebuilt by Constantine the Great in ad 324–30 as Constantinople.
Census, Federal.

Census, Federal.  

The decennial population census originated in the 1787 federal Constitution as a mechanism for determining each state's political representation in the House of Representatives and electoral college. ...
David Victor Glass

David Victor Glass  

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(1911–78)A British sociologist who is justly famous for his pioneering work on demography and social mobility. His landmark study of Social Mobility in Britain (1954) was based on a sample of men and ...
Demography

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History

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Current Version:
2008
Subject:
History
Length:
5,268 words

This entry consists of two subentries:

demography

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Dictionary of the Social Sciences

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Current Version:
2002
Subject:
Social sciences
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102 words

The study of human populations in terms of size, growth, movement, composition, and other variables. Demographic analysis became a possibility

Demography

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Archaeology, History
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1,767 words

For periods in antiquity, where societies are similar and where similar methods of construction and traditions of habitation exist, a

demography

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The Oxford Companion to Medicine (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Medicine and health
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2,908 words

‘It is an obvious truth that population must always be kept down to the level of the means of subsistence’:

Demography

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The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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1,014 words

In broad terms, historical demography addresses two interrelated issues: the absolute size of population in a city or region and

Demography

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The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Religion
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745 words

No detailed demographic study of medieval Islamic societies is now possible, nor will it ever be. Even gross population figures

Demography

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Encyclopedia of Evolution

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2005
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Science and technology, Life Sciences, Social sciences, Anthropology
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1,508 words
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Demography is the study of populations and the processes that shape them. Demographic concepts and techniques are important in evolutionary

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World Encyclopedia

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
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43 words

Term introduced (1855) by Achille Guillard for the scientific study of human populations and their changes, movements, size,

demography

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The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2007

The scientific study of populations, their age-structure, migrations, mortality rate, occupations, and other factors affecting the quality of life within the populations....

demography

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Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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1,576 words

Demography was at first “the statistical study of human communities” (Robert), aiming to enumerate the people in a

demography

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Archaeology, History
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8 words

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The study of populations. See palaeodemography.

Demography.

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Daniel Scott Smith

The Oxford Companion to United States History

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
1,704 words
Demography examines the sources and consequences of population increases or decreases. This, in turn, involves assessing the rates of birth, death, and geographic ... More
density-dependent selection

density-dependent selection  

Selection in which the values for relative fitness depend upon the density of the population.

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