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Population : an introduction to concepts and issues / John R. Weeks.

By: Weeks, John Robert, 1944-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Boston : Cengage Learning, c.2016Edition: 12th ed.Description: xxv, 580 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781305094505; 1305094506.Subject(s): Population -- Textbooks | | Business, Economics November2018Genre/Form: -- Text bookDDC classification: 304.6 Online resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description | Table of contents only | For study guides, solutions and more
Contents:
A demographic perspective -- Introduction to demography -- Global population trends -- Demographic perspectives -- Demographic data -- Population processes -- The heath and mortality transition -- The fertility transition -- The migration transition -- Population structure and characteristics -- The age transition -- The urban transition -- The family and household transition -- Using the demographic perspective -- Population and sustainability -- What lies ahead?
Summary: This text presents the basic demographic concepts and related population growth topics. Each chapter features a short essay on the social impact of a particular population concept. The political implications of population issues and Third World problems are also discussed.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

A demographic perspective -- Introduction to demography -- Global population trends -- Demographic perspectives -- Demographic data -- Population processes -- The heath and mortality transition -- The fertility transition -- The migration transition -- Population structure and characteristics -- The age transition -- The urban transition -- The family and household transition -- Using the demographic perspective -- Population and sustainability -- What lies ahead?

This text presents the basic demographic concepts and related population growth topics. Each chapter features a short essay on the social impact of a particular population concept. The political implications of population issues and Third World problems are also discussed.

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