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Introduction to Population Dynamics
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Course Outline What is Demography? Basic population processes Definitions & Measures Variations Theories Secondary population processes Consequences of population processes Classic perspectives Recent perspectives and empirical studies
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Today’s Lesson Objectives Review Lessons 1 & 2 Introduce variation and measurement of demographic processes
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What is Demography? Fertilit y Migrati on Mortali ty Cause s Consequen ces Measu res
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What is Demography? Measuring demographic processes Explaining the causes of variation in demographic outcomes Assessing the consequences of demographic processes
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Why Study Demography? As a scientist , this course will provide a foundation for advanced courses in demographic research As an intellectual , this course can improve your general understanding of the demographic underpinnings of world events As a business or policy leader , this course can enhance your decision-making in social planning or business As a private citizen , this course can help make personal decisions about family, work, and leisure;
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Review: Why Study Demography? Note: The four contribution areas listed before need not be seen as separate E.g. “Perfect Madness” Thesis: Many middle class women in the US are prone to “over- parenting” and, as a result, feel burned out; Question 1 : What are the demographic underpinnings of over-parenting?
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