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Advanced Population Studies

Sociology 631

3 credit hours, offered periodically

This course examines the social causes and consequences of changing fertility behavior in the human population. The course takes an explicitly comparative perspective, examining fertility patterns in Asia, Africa, and Latin America as well as the United States and Europe. Students are expected to complete a substantial independent research paper for the course. [updated: 1/8/2003]

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