Access To Geography: Population by Jack Gillett

Access To Geography: Population

byJack Gillett

Paperback | December 13, 2006

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Jack Gillett is a former teacher and experienced author.

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Title:Access To Geography: PopulationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.07 inPublished:December 13, 2006Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0340886730

ISBN - 13:9780340886731

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Table of Contents

Introduction1. Population Change and Control1.1. Introduction: Should we believe Malthus?1.2. The role of the census1.3. Demographic transition1.4. Global population resources1.5. Changing global fertility rates1.6. Population structure and age dependency2. Factors Influencing Mortality Rates2.1. Introduction: The final exit2.2. Diseases and their transmission2.3. The AIDS Pandemic2.4. Death due to natural hazards2.5. Death due to pollution2.6. Genocide and ethnic cleansing2.7. Unhealthy life-styles2.8. Self-induced mortality: suicide and euthanasia3. Population Migration3.1. Introduction: Types of migration3.2. Migration theory: Laws, models and principles3.3. Pull and push factors3.4. The impact of migration3.5. Intercontinental migration3.6. Transmigration3.7. Retirement migration4. Urbanisation and Population Distribution4.1. Introduction: Putting people in their place4.2. Site and situation4.3. The settlement hierarchy4.4. The Central Place Theory4.5. Population distribution within urban areas4.6. National population distribution4.7. Urbanisation4.8. Global population distribution5. Advice to StudentsBibliographyIndex