Access To Geography: Population

Paperback | December 13, 2006

byJack Gillett

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Jack Gillett is a former teacher and experienced author.
Format: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

Introduction 1. Population Change and Control 1.1. Introduction: Should we believe Malthus? 1.2. The role of the census 1.3. Demographic transition 1.4. Global population resources 1.5. Changing global fertility rates 1.6. Population structure and age dependency 2. Factors Influencing Mortality Rates 2.1. Introduction: The final exit 2.2. Diseases and their transmission 2.3. The AIDS Pandemic 2.4. Death due to natural hazards 2.5. Death due to pollution 2.6. Genocide and ethnic cleansing 2.7. Unhealthy life-styles 2.8. Self-induced mortality: suicide and euthanasia 3. Population Migration 3.1. Introduction: Types of migration 3.2. Migration theory: Laws, models and principles 3.3. Pull and push factors 3.4. The impact of migration 3.5. Intercontinental migration 3.6. Transmigration 3.7. Retirement migration 4. Urbanisation and Population Distribution 4.1. Introduction: Putting people in their place 4.2. Site and situation 4.3. The settlement hierarchy 4.4. The Central Place Theory 4.5. Population distribution within urban areas 4.6. National population distribution 4.7. Urbanisation 4.8. Global population distribution 5. Advice to Students Bibliography Index