Stewart E Tolnay
Theories of fertility and mortality, demographic transitions, individual variations. Specific analytic approaches. Familiarity with basic fertility and mortality measures, and with the life table, is assumed.
Sociology 531 is a graduate level consideration of human fertility and mortality. It is highly recommended for Sociology graduate students who plan to claim specialization in demography and ecology. It should also be valuable to non-Sociology CSDE trainees as a broader and deeper introduction to the population sciences than is available through SOC/CSDE 513 and SOC/CSDE 533.
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