Lec 7 Population and Demography

Lec 7 Population and Demography - Wed. Sept. 16 To Do List...

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Wed. Sept. 16 To Do List – Human Social Organization – Important Concepts of Subsistence, Demography and Population – Why and how populations grow and decline – Methods of Past Population Reconstruction
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Conceptual Model Relating Aspects of the Environment (Redman figure 3.1) NATURE CULTURE BIOTIC ABIOTIC Plants and Animal Communities Climatic / Geographic Context Human / Social Systems Built Environment
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Environmental Impacts of Population Growth • In part related to total number of people but also what those people are doing – how they are getting resources • Even more related to density, resource catchments • Rapid population growth can cause extreme local imbalances in relationships between humans and resources
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Human Social Organization Empire Segmentary Societies Rules and structures that govern relationships between individuals within a group (and between groups). • Social organization dictates who are the decision makers within a society, who can become a leader, and differences between types of people
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Social Organization Characteristics
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How do archaeologists reconstruct Social Organization? Types of Data
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This note was uploaded on 10/22/2010 for the course ASB 326 taught by Professor Falconer during the Fall '08 term at ASU.

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Lec 7 Population and Demography - Wed. Sept. 16 To Do List...

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