Barbara A. Anderson

Barbara A. Anderson

Research Professor, Population Studies Center.
Ronald Freedman Collegiate Professor of Sociology and Population Studies, Sociology.
Professor, Sociology.
Ph.D., Sociology, Princeton University
Dr. Anderson studies the relationship between social change and demographic change. Her research focuses on the former Soviet Union, China and South Africa. Her teaching centers on the relationship between social and demographic change and on technical demography.

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Mosley, Elizabeth, Barbara A. Anderson, L.H. Harris, P.J. Fleming, and Amy Jo Schultz. 2017. "Attitudes toward Abortion Morality, Social Welfare, and Gender Roles: Lessons in Human Rights and Reproductive Justice from South Africa." American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Exposition,

Nhlapo, Mosidi, Barbara A. Anderson, and Marie Wentzel. 2017. "Trends in Voting in South Africa 2003-2014." PSC Research Report No. 17-881. 4 2017.

Mosley, Elizabeth, Elizabeth Jane King, Amy Jo Schultz, Lisa H. Harris, Nicole De Wet, and Barbara A. Anderson. 2017. "Abortion attitudes among South Africans: findings from the 2013 social attitudes survey." Culture, Health and Sexuality, 19(8): 918-933.

Anderson, B. A. 2015. World Population Dynamics: An Introduction to Demography. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.

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