Books reviewed in this article:

Christoph BorgmannSocial Security, Demographics, and Risk

Maxx Dilley, Robert S. Chen, Uwe Deichmann, Arthur L. Lerner-Lam, and Margaret ArnoldNatural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis

Christophe Z. Guilmoto and S. Irudaya Rajan (eds.) Fertility Transition in South India

Susanne M. KlausenRace, Maternity, and the Politics of Birth Control in South Africa, 1910–39

Philip Kreager and Elisabeth Schröder-Butterfill (eds.) Ageing without Children: European and Asian Perspectives

United Nations Human Settlements ProgrammeThe State of the World's Cities, 2004/2005: Globalization and Urban Culture