Chapter 14 population and urbanization

Chapter 14 population and urbanization - Fertility children...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Chapter 15 According to Malthus- the population will eventually outstrip the food supply Anti Malthusians Stage 1 – birth rates and death rates balanced Stage 2- births far outnumbered deaths pop expulsions Stage 3-births drop births and death become balanced Stage 4 deaths outnumbered births pop shrink Pop shrink is already occurring in 65 countries Population growth Why do least industrialized nations have so many children ? Status of parenthood Community support Relaiance on children in old age Growth variables
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Fertility- children woman actually bears- lowest in eastern Europe in middle Africa Mortality –Annual death per 100 ppl Migration net is # of immigrants and the number of emigrants. Process of urbanization Refer to the masses moving to the cities 77% of the pop in the industrialized world lives in the cities “pulls” in city life • metropolis- central city • megapolis-2 metropolises and their many subrburbs • mega city-city with 10 million residents. (new york city)...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 03/29/2012 for the course ECONOMICS ECP 5705 taught by Professor Na during the Spring '11 term at Everest University.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online