ANU Department of Demography

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ANU Department of Demography

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Dates of existence

1952 - 1990

History

The Department of Demography, Research School of Social Sciences was established in 1952, with WD Borrie as its head and later Chair in Demography in 1957. From the 1960s the Department broadened its focus on the demography of Australia to also focus on the demography of developing countries and in the sociology of international migration. From 1970 to 1988, the Department was headed by Jack Caldwell, who focussed the Department on South and Southeast Asia, and West Africa. In 1990 the Research School of Social Sciences moved from a departmental to a divisional arrangement. The Department was replaced by the Demography Program in the Division of Demography and Sociology, and was headed by Gavin Jones.

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ANU Research School of Social Sciences (1949 -)

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hierarchical

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Hawkins, Len

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associative

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c. 1979

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Caldwell, John Charles (1928 - 2016)

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associative

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1970 - 1995

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Professor and Head of Department

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Price, Charles Archibald (1920 - 2009)

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associative

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1964 - 2000

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Professorial Fellow

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Borrie, Wilfred David (1913 - 2000)

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associative

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1952 - 1978

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McArthur, Norma Ruth (1921 - 1984)

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associative

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1952 - 1970

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Entered from deposit description on 3 November 2013

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School of Demography website, http://demography.anu.edu.au/about (accessed on 3 November 2015)
Australian National University Annual report 1991

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