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CHAPTER 16 – Social Structure and Society
Assignment: Read chapter 16 – Sociology
101 by Jon Shepard
study of this chapter, you will be able to:
and distinguish among the three population processes.
major dimensions of the world population growth problem
the ideas of Thomas Malthus to demographic
world population trends.
demographic trends of older Americans.
basic concepts of urbanization.
the historical development of preindustrial and
some of the consequences of suburbanization.
and contrast four theories of city growth
and contrast traditional and contemporary views on the quality of urban
that the average number of children per family in the United
States increased from 1.8 to 3. Discuss the
short-and long-term effects this would have on population growth.
the slow-growing nations, such as the United
States, have immigration policies that help
relieve the population pressures on countries with high-growing populations?
Defend your position using sociological concepts.
to Louis Worth, what are the major characteristics of urbanism as a way of
life? Evaluate the accuracy of Wirth’s explanation in view of more recent