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Robert Crosnoe, Chair CLA 3.306, Mailcode A1700, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-232-6300

Caitlin Hamrock

B.A., University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

SOC 319 • Intro To Social Demography

46375 • Spring 2014
Meets MWF 1100am-1200pm CLA 1.106
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Description:   Introduction to the study of key population processes, including population growth, age structure, patterns of fertility, mortality and migration.  A sociological framework will be used to examine the social origins of population change and the meaning and implications of population processes for society at large.   Texts:    Required textbook: Poston, D. and L. Bouvier. 2010. Population and Society: An Introduction to Demography. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Available at the UT Co-op.   Grading:   Grades will be based on five exams, five assignments, and attendance.

 

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