Unit_10 - Population and Political Economy ISS 315 Why...

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Population and Political Economy ISS 315
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Why Study Demography? A. POET MODEL B. POPULATION GROWTH AND MAN- LAND RATIO C. HISTORICAL GROWTH OF POPULATION D. SOCIAL PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED WITH OVERPOPULATION
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POPULATION CONT. 2. POPULATION VARIABLES A. FERTILITY B. MORTALITY C. MIGRATION 3. DEMOGRAPHIC THEORIES A. MALTHUS ON POPULATION B. DEMOGRAPHIC TRANSITION THEORY C. WEALTH FLOW THEORY D. STRUCTURAL DETERMINANTS OF FERTILITY 4. U.S. POPULATION AND FUTURE TRENDS
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Why Study Demography? A. COMPLEX (DUNCAN, 1972) EACH SOCIETY IS AN INTERDEPENDENT SYSTEM CONSISTING OF FOUR INTERRELATED DIMENSIONS: 1. POPULATION 2. ORGANIZATION 3. ENVIRONMENT 4. TECHNOLOGY
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Population Growth and Man-Land Ratio 1. APPEARANCE OF FIRST HOMOSAPIEN I. 1 million B.C. II. 400,000 YEARS AGO 2. THE DENSITY WAS AS LOW AS .01 TO 2 PERSONS PER SQUARE MILE DURING HUNTING GATHERING STAGE 3. RATE OF INCREASE WAS AS LOW AS .001 TO .002 PERCENT PER YEAR 4. POPULATION CLIMBED TO 90 MILLION AFTER AGRICULTURAL REVOLUTION
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Historical Growth of Population YEAR Population Rate of Increase 8000 BC 1 MIL .005 3000 BC 10 MIL .05 1000 BC 20 MIL .00 0 BC 30 MIL .04
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