William R. Lavely
Contemporary Asian countries face a number of issues with demographic components, including environmental and resource issues, ethnic rivalries, international migration, and public health. Addresses a set of these issues by focusing on the demography of one or more countries in Asia. Offered: jointly with SOC 434.
This course will provide a general introduction to population processes and trends as they relate to East Asia, including mortality and fertility transitions, population aging, and migration. China's population, the largest and most dynamic in Asia, will be a particular focus of the course.
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