A Primer of Population Dynamics / Edition 1

A Primer of Population Dynamics / Edition 1

by Krishnan Namboodiri
     
 

ISBN-10: 030645338X

ISBN-13: 9780306453380

Pub. Date: 01/01/1996

Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC

A Primer of Population Dynamics introduces to the basics of population studies. Author Krishnan Namboodiri utilizes a question-and-answer format that explores topics such as population theories and conceptual schemes, demographic data, mortality, fertility, migration, family and household, food production, and the environment and much more. Questions are

Overview

A Primer of Population Dynamics introduces to the basics of population studies. Author Krishnan Namboodiri utilizes a question-and-answer format that explores topics such as population theories and conceptual schemes, demographic data, mortality, fertility, migration, family and household, food production, and the environment and much more. Questions are accompanied by detailed explanations as well as references for additional information. An extensive index and glossary allow for easy retrieval of information. This introductory textbook is written for students studying demography, population, sociology, and public health.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306453380
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
01/01/1996
Series:
Plenum Series on Demographic Methods and Population Analysis Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
388
Product dimensions:
1.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction. Population Theories and Conceptual Schemes. Demography, Demographic Data, and the Nature of Population Change. Mortality. Fertility. Migration. Population Composition. Population Distribution. Family and Household. Population Growth, Food Production, and the Environment. Population Growth and Economic Development. Population Policy. Glossary. Index.

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