30203 - INTERNATIONAL DEMOGRAPHY
CLEAM - CLEF - CLEACC - BESS-CLES - BIEMF
Course taught in English
Go to class group/s: 31
Long term dynamics of the world population. The Demographic Transition: a passage from constraint to choice?
Some analytical demographic tools for the study of population dynamics.
Land, labor and population. From Malthus to Boserup, to neo-malthusian.
Population, resources and environment.
Contemporary population in developing countries: the comparative case studies of China and India; the late transition of African continent.
Contemporary population in Europe and other developed countries: low fertility and population ageing.
International migrations: theories, evidence, political debate.
International demographic research: institutional data sources and sample survey projects, basic methods and demographic indicators.
The uncertain future of population: towards a convergence of demographic behavior in the post-transition regime? The European and international situation and forecasts and projections.
- a partial written exam on the first part of the course and another partial written exam on the second part of the course
- a written exam on both books (all chapters) and teaching material on LS.
- M. LIVI BACCI, A Concise History of World Population, Wiley & Sons Ltd., 2012, 5th edition.
- J.H. LUNDQUIST, D.L. ANDERTON, D. YAUKEY, Demography. The Study of Human Population, Published by Waveland Press, 2015, 14th ed. (selected chapters only for attending students).
- Teaching material on LS