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Unit 5: Human Population Dynamics

Street Market in Mumbai, India. Courtesy of David E. Bloom

Street Market in Mumbai, India. Courtesy of David E. Bloom

Unit Overview

What factors influence human population growth trends most strongly, and how does population growth or decline impact the environment? Does urbanization threaten our quality of life or offer a pathway to better living conditions? What are the social implications of an aging world population? Discover how demographers approach these questions through the study of human population dynamics.


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