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GEO 2420 (Section 2296 / Fall, 2008) S TUDY Q UESTIONS , E XAM O NE P ART T WO C OPYRIGHT © A BE G OLDMAN , 2008 Exam #1 will be given on Friday. 9/26/08, 4 th period, CSE 119 (regular class Note: This is the second part of the Study Guide for Exam 1. Please note below some highlighted changes from the original reading list and from Part 1 of the Study Guide. ******************************************** Note: The following article (listed on the reading list and in Part 1 of the Study Guide) will not be included on the exam. Wilford, John Noble. “New clues show where people made the great leap to agriculture.” New York Times, November 18, 1997. ******************************************** 3. Population Growth & the Demographic Transition Rubenstein, Introduction to Human Geography , Chapter 2 (pp 44-77). New York Times articles Kolata, Gina. "Model shows how medical changes let population surge." New York Times , January 7, 1997. ( Article 7) MacFarquhar, Neil. "After Iran's baby boom, vasectomies get blessing." New York Times , Sept. 8, 1996. ( Article 8) French, Howard. 2006. “As China ages, a shortage of cheap labor looms,” New York Times , June 30, 2006. ( Article 9) Dugger, Celia. “Modern Asia’s anomaly: the girls who don’t get born.” New York Times , May 6, 2001. ( Article 10) Bonner, Raymond. “Bondage’s load: heavy bricks and crushing debt.” New York Times , June 12, 2002. ( Article 11) Kristof, Nicholas. 2007. “The 21 st Century slave trade.” New York Times , January 25, 2007. ( Article 12) ******************************************** Note: The following articles will not be included on the exam. (They are, however, very interesting, and you may want to read them for your own interest at some point) : McNeill, Donald. 2007. “Child mortality at record low; further drop seen.” New York Times , September 13, 2007. Shorto, Russell. 2008. “No babies?” New York Times Magazine, June 29, 2008. Kristof, Nicholas. 2006. “The good daughter, in a brothel.” New York Times , Dec. 17, 2006. ********************************************
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2 This questions in this Study Guide are from the assigned readings, but not from the lectures. Anything mentioned in the lectures may appear on the exam. Exam questions from the readings will be based on those below. The list below includes the readings are expected to be covered in this exam. If there are any changes, these will be announced in class before the exam. Rubenstein , Introduction to Human Geography, Ch. 2, (pp 44-77) (1) Approximately what is India’s population expected to be by 2050 if present trends continue (p 46)? (Note that this would make India the most populous country in the world.) Approximately what proportion of India’s population still live in small rural towns and villages? (2)
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