SOCI 234 Population and Society
Migration Homework
Due Wednesday 12 November
The assignment has 25 points total.
Answers must be typed and printed. Include all formulas used in your answer, these may
SOCI 234 Mortality Homework
SOCI 234 Population and Society
Mortality Homework
Hard copy due in class, Monday October 6
Answers must be typed and printed. Include all formulas used in your answer, the
Updated 27 October 2014
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Fertility HW due
An Integrative Framewor
Chapter 2 Population Data: Sources and
Nature
Introduction
What are the most important data sources?
Census and vital statistics
Other sources of information include population surveys and administrat
Chapter 3 Population: Past, Present, and
Futures
Population History
World Population Today
Annual rate of natural increase of 1.2 per cent
At this rate, Doubling time is 58 years
population will grow
Chapter 1: The Study of Population
Introduction
What is demography?
Demography is the discipline whose primary concern is the rapid growth of
human population.
Who is Paul Ehrlich?
Paul Ehrlich is t
Chapter 1:
- Demography is concerned with virtually everything that influences or can be influenced by population
size, distribution, processes, structure, or characteristics.
- The cornerstones of po
SOCI 234 Final Review Topics
This sheet is meant as a rough guide for studying for the final exam. The topics are intentionally
broad. Use your best judgement, and your experience with class lectures
Chapter 8: The Age Transition
WHAT IS THE AGE TRANSITION?
Age transition = shift from young pop (slightly more males than
females) to older pop (more females than males)
Interaction of fertility, mo
Fertility
Demographyisasciencethatcameoutofconcernoverpopulationgrowth.Therehas
beendramaticpopulationgrowthinrecenttimes.Issuesaroundsustainabilityandwhen
wouldpopulationgrowthwouldstopemerged.
Cause
Updated 8 September 2015
SOCI 234 Population and Society
Fall 2015
Wednesday and Friday 2:35-3:55pm (14:35-15:55)
ENGMC 304
Instructor:
Email:
Dr. Sarah Brauner-Otto
[email protected]
Offic
SOCI 234 Population and Society
Notes After Test 3
Chapter 7
The Migration Transition
Increasing migration
As world economy becomes more competitive people are forced to migrate when there is a shorta
What is demography?
The mathematical knowledge of populations
their general movements
and their physical, civil, intellectual, and moral states
The scientific study of human populations
Population sta
SOCI 234 ASSIGNMENT 1
Question #1
doubling time = ln (2) / r r = ln (2) / doubling time
Knowing that our doubling time is 100 years then:
r = ln (2) /100 = 0.0069
Assuming exponential growth, the grow
Question 1
Table 1
Age
15-19*
20-24
25-29
30-34
35-39
40-44
45-49*
TOTAL POP.
(all ages, both sexes)
Probability of surviving
through the reproductive
ages
GABY DI
260530323
Assingment 2: Fertility
Pa