Population

II. Population and Migration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13–17%
A. Geographical analysis of population
1. Density, distribution, and scale
2. Implications of various densities and distributions
3. Composition: age, sex, income, education, and ethnicity
4. Patterns of fertility, mortality, and health
B. Population growth and decline over time and space
1. Historical trends and projections for the future
2. Theories of population growth and decline, including the Demographic
Transition Model
3. Regional variations of demographic transition
4. Effects of national population policies: promoting population growth in
some countries or reducing fertility rates in others
5. Environmental impacts of population change on water use, food supplies,
biodiversity, the atmosphere, and climate
6. Population and natural hazards: impacts on policy, economy, and society
C. Migration
1. Types of migration: transnational, internal, chain, step, seasonal
agriculture (e.g., transhumance), and rural to urban
2. Major historical migrations
3. Push and pull factors, and migration in relation to employment and
quality of life
4. Refugees, asylum seekers, and internally displaced persons
5. Consequences of migration: socioeconomic, cultural, environmental, and
political; immigration policies; remittances


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