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Sect 1 - 29-31 August 2007Learning Objectives•Understand...

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Unformatted text preview: 29-31 August 2007Learning Objectives•Understand framework for studying world regional geography•Examine varied aspects of globalization –Economic, cultural, geopolitical, environmental, social•Understand the following models and terms–Demographic transition–Measures of population growth and change–Indicators of social development–Measures of economic development–State, nation, and nation-state–Culture–Core-periphery model•The human population is at its largest point: more than 6 billion people on earth–About 86 million born each year (10,000 each hour)–90% of population growth in developing regions (Africa, Latin America, South Asia, East Asia)•Several important population issues•Population growth rates vary from region to region; some grow rapidly, others with slow or no growth•Regions and countries have vastly different approaches to family planning (to increase or decrease population), from regulation to incentives and social cooperation•Migration is very important; some migrate for better life, but others migrate to flee war, persecution, or environmental disasters•The greatest international migration in human history is occurring NOWPopulation and Settlement: People on the LandWorld Population (Fig. 1.19)–Population Growth and Change•There are several important population statistics that you need to know (memorize)–Rate of Natural Increase (RNI):annual growth rate for a country or region as a percentage increase »(annual number of births) – (annual number of deaths) = RNI»Current world RNI is 1.3% per year–Crude Birth Rate (CBR):total number of births divided by the total population, giving a figure per 1,000 of the population; world CBR is 22 per 1,000–Crude Death Rate (CDR):total number of deaths divided by the total population, giving a figure per 1,000 of the population; world CDR is 9 per 1,000Population Growth and Change–Population Growth and Change•More population statistics you must know–Total fertility rate (TFR):the average number of children born by a statistically average woman (world average is 2.8, 1.4 in Europe to 5.2 in Africa)–Percentage of population under age 15»Signals future rapid population growth–Percentage of population over age 65»Older people need more health care, social security from younger workers–Population pyramids:show the gender and percentage of the population in specific age groupsPopulation PyramidsPopulation Pyramids (Fig. 1.21)•The Demographic Transition•Demographic transition model –four-stage model that tracks changes in birthrates and death rates through time as a population urbanizes•The four stages–Stage 1: High birth rate and high death rate–Stage 2: Death rate falls dramatically; birth rate stays high...
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