Summary: Do you realize that we're adding nearly 220,000 people to the planet every day? The dramatic growth of the human population in recent decades compels us to pay attention to the causes and consequences of population growth. Now is the time to use Population Geography to examine these causes and consequences. The scientific study of the human population is an interdisciplinary one involving demographers, geographers, sociologists, anthropologists, psychologists, politi ...show morecal scientists, economists, biologists, physicians, and even philosophers.
Population Geography: Problems, Concepts, & Prospects, Seventh Edition, by Gary L. Peters & Robert P. Larkin, integrates each of these disciplines as it draws upon materials from many sources and incorporates them into a readable text. This introductory text is designed for students with a limited background in the study of demographics or population studies.
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