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William R. Lavely
SISEA 434
Seattle Campus

Demographic Issues in Asia

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.

Class description

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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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by William R. Lavely
Date: 04/29/2009