Population: An Introduction to Concepts and Issues, 12th Edition
- John R. Weeks
- ISBN-10: 1305094506
- ISBN-13: 9781305094505
- 608 Pages | Hardcover
- Previous Editions: 2012, 2008, 2005
- COPYRIGHT: 2016 Published
John R. Weeks's POPULATION introduces students to population issues, concepts, and theories by encompassing the entire field of demography, including both principle and practice. From fertility and mortality rates to agricultural production and urbanization, Weeks consistently engages students through compelling writing and comprehensive explication. And with intriguing essays and online resources, Weeks's text gives students their best opportunity to truly master core demographic concepts.
Part I: A DEMOGRAPHIC PERSPECTIVE.
1. Introduction to Demography.
2. Global Population Trends.
3. Demographic Perspectives.
4. Demographic Data.
Part II: POPULATION PROCESSES.
5. The Health and Mortality Transition.
6. The Fertility Transition.
7. The Migration Transition.
Part III: POPULATION STRUCTURE AND CHARACTERISTICS.
8. The Age Transition.
9. The Urban Transition.
10. The Family and Household Transition.
Part IV: USING THE DEMOGRAPHIC PERSPECTIVE.
11. Population and Sustainability.
12. What Lies Ahead?
All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.
This detailed manual provides sample syllabi, course guidelines, in-class exercises, and chapter objectives to assist instructors in teaching the course.Online PowerPoint® (ISBN-10: 1305094522 | ISBN-13: 9781305094529)
Helping you make your lectures more engaging while effectively reaching your visually oriented students, these handy Microsoft® PowerPoint® slides outline the chapters of the main text in a classroom-ready presentation. The PowerPoint slides are updated to reflect the content and organization of the new edition of the text.Online Test Bank (ISBN-10: 1305094549 | ISBN-13: 9781305094543)
Organize your course and capture your students' attention with the resources found in the Test Bank, including multiple-choice, true/false, short-answer, and essay questions for each chapter of the text-most with answers and page references.