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Susan Murphy named Distinguished University Professor

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Social Demography

Sociology 530

3 credit hours, offered annually

An intensive analysis of the basic demographic processes and their causes. How variations in mortality, fertility, nuptiality, and migration arise and how these variations affect society. Illustrations are drawn from the United States and a variety of other countries. [updated: 1/8/2003]

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