472 pages | 56 B/W Illus.
This book studies the origins and development of population geography as a discipline. It explores the key concepts, tools, and statistical and demographic techniques that are widely employed in the analysis of population. The chapters in this book:
Well supplemented with figures, maps, and tables, this key text will be an indispensable read for students, researchers and teachers of human geography, demography, anthropology, sociology, economics, and population studies.
1. Introduction 2. Sources of Population Data 3. Population Distribution 4. Urban-Rural Distribution 5. Population Growth 6. Age-Sex Composition 7. Literacy and Education 8. Marital Status 9. Economic Composition 10. Fertility 11. Mortality and Life Table 12. Migration 13. Population Theories 14. Population-Development-Environment Interrelations 15. Population Policy