First published in 1986, this book presents a comprehensive overview of the contemporary state of knowledge in the field of population geography. It discusses the contemporary state of the art and surveys new research developments and new thinking in the major branches of the subject. It thereby provides an introductory guide to contemporary trends and forms a reference point for future development in the subject.
1. Theory and methodology in population geography 2. The British and United States' census of population 3. Fertility patterns in the modern world 4. Mortality patterns in the modern world 5. Governmnet population policies 6. International migration: a spatial theoretical approach 7. Internal migration in the Third World 8. Counterurbanisation 9. Migration and intra-urban mobility 10. Population modelling