Florida State University
Dr. Gloria T. Lessan
Study Guide #4
The present set of questions constitutes a guide to help you prepare for the final exam.
is not a contract that defines the test
Whenever it is applicable, compare and contrast the following concepts: population growth, population
composition, sex ratio, birth rate, death rate, fertility rate, population density, doubling time,
immigration rate, migration rate, push and pull factors, ethnic enclaves, involuntary and voluntary
segregation, population explosion, zero growth, demographic transition, Malthusian theory, Neo
Malthusian, urbanization, SMSA, CMSA, megalopolis, and metropolis.
Describe the population of the world and the United States in terms of size, density, and contribution to
population growth, and environmental problems.
What factors account for the growth in population?