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By Krishnan Namboodiri (auth.)

ISBN-10: 1475789963

ISBN-13: 9781475789966

A Primer of inhabitants Dynamics introduces to the fundamentals of inhabitants stories. writer Krishnan Namboodiri makes use of a question-and-answer layout that explores themes equivalent to inhabitants theories and conceptual schemes, demographic facts, mortality, fertility, migration, kinfolk and family, nutrition creation, and the surroundings and much more. Questions are followed by means of targeted motives in addition to references for more information. an intensive index and thesaurus let for simple retrieval of data. This introductory textbook is written for college students learning demography, inhabitants, sociology, and public health.

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32 CHAPTER 3 death rates may have increased. On balance, however, the result was probably more births than deaths (Weeks, 1994, p. 32). 2. Changing Distribution Some regions were able to achieve sustained mortality decline earlier than others. Those regions where sustained mortality decline started first were also the first to experience accelerated population growth. Northern and Western Europe and North America were in the forefront in these respects. They were followed by the Southern and Eastern European countries (with a time lag) and still later by the currently less developed countries.

Graduating from college B. Births and deaths C. Changes in occupational status D. 14. Population Registers 9. Population registers: A. Contain stock-and-flow data B. Combines the functions of censuses and vital registration systems C. Are maintained in a number of countries in Europe and Asia D. Can be found in parts of the United States 38 3. 15. CHAPTER3 Sample Surveys 10. Sample surveys: A. Are used for making estimates for a whole from data for a part only B. Are cheaper than the corresponding censuses, for a given amount of information C.

E: He did, however, oppose the English poor laws, which provided welfare benefits to the poor. His reasoning was that such programs undermine work ethics and discourage prudence. 12. Answers 6. C: The argument is that the organization of production in capitalist societies creates unemployment and keeps wage rates low, thereby perpetuating poverty among the working class. 13. Answers 7. C: When both fertility and mortality are declining, with the former lagging behind. the rate of population growth would increase, reach a maximum, and eventually decrease.

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