Comparative Population Studies is a peer-reviewed interdisciplinary scientific journal on demography and population studies, and publishes articles in English and German translations of selected articles will be available in a special selection. CPoS appears four times a year online, and on an open-access basis without submission fees. An average of two special issues per year are coordinated by guest editors. Exclusively unpublished peer-reviewed research papers in demography and related fields are published. Papers may cover a wide range of topics on demography, as well as on population or family studies with a focus on empirical or spatial research, theory, and methods. The journal features articles with a perspective on regional issues emphasizing the German-speaking countries and Europe or on population issues on a global scale. Contributions in English are welcome at all times. Guest editors for special issues may apply as well.
From 2014 onwards, CPoS will appear in English and each year selected German translations will be available in a special selection.
CPoS supports the VG-WORT METIS registration system for online texts.
CPoS is OpenAIRE compliant! CPoS offers a comfortable opportunity to fulfill deposit requirements resulting from research grants of the European Research Council or the Seventh Framework Programme.
Vol 39, No 3 (2014): Family Values and Family Norms. What Impact Does Culture Have on Familial and Generative Behaviour?Vol 38, No 4 (2013): Ageing Populations, Reversing Early Retirement and the Economic Situation of Older People in Modern Societies
|Could Immigration Prevent Population Decline? |
The Demographic Prospects of Germany Revisited
|The Economic Consequences of Divorce in Germany: What Has Changed since the Turn of the Millennium?||PDF (English)|
|Miriam Bröckel, Hans-Jürgen Andreß|
|Social Differences in Infant Mortality in 19th Century Rostock|
A Demographic Analysis Based on Church Records
|Michael Mühlichen, Rembrandt D. Scholz, Gabriele Doblhammer|
Vol 40, No 1 (2015)
Table of Contents
|East-West Couples: Distribution, Characteristics and Stability||PDF (English)|
|Entry into the Postparental Phase of the Family Life Cycle||PDF (English)|
|Regional Poverty and Population Response:
A Comparison of Three Regions in the United States and Germany
|Rosemarie Siebert, Joachim Singelmann|
|Son Preference in India: Shedding Light on the North-South Gradient||PDF (English)|
|Daniela Klaus, Arun Tipandjan|
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