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Social Problems Population and Urbanization Demography is the study of the size, composition, and distribution of human populations • A population is all the people living in a specified geographic area. • During the past fifty years, the world’s population has more than doubled, growing from 2.5 billion in 1950 to over 6 billion today (80
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Unformatted text preview: million persons annually). At this rate, the world population will double again in the next 50 years. Even today, more than 1 billion of the worlds people do not have enough food and lack basic health care. Will the earths resources be able to support a larger population?...
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course SCIE SYG2000 taught by Professor Bernhardt during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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