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					CHAPTER TWO

PEOPLE ON THE LAND


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I. Demographic Regions
   A. Population Distribution
      1. population density
      2. ten most populous countries
      3. thickly, moderately, and thinly settled areas
      4. absolute and physiological density
   B. Patterns of Natality
      1. birthrates
      2. fertility rates
   C. The Geography of Mortality
      1. death rates
   D. The Population Explosion
      1. crucial elements
      2. geometric progression
      3. Malthus
      4. demographic stabilization
   E. Demographic Transformation
   F. Age Distributions 1. population pyramid
   G. Geography of Gender 1. sex ratio
      2. gendered spaces
   H. Standard of Living

II. Diffusion in Population Geography A. Migration
        1. voluntary and forced migration
        2. push-and-pull factors
    B. Diffusion of Fertility Control 1. cultural influences
    C. Disease Diffusion 1. example of AIDS

III.Population Ecology
    A. Environmental Influence 1. climatic factors
       2. cOastal locations
  B. Environmental Perception and Population Distribution
     1. interregional migration
  C. Population Density and Environmental Alteration
     1. changes in vegetation

IV.   Cultural Integration and Population Patterns
   A. Cultural Factors
      1. food, crops, attitudes
      2. influence of gender
      3. personal space
   B. Political Factors
      1. government actions
   C. Economic Factors

V. The Settlement Landscape
   A. Farm Villages
       1. clustered settlements a. village pattern types
       2. environmental determinants
   B. Isolated Farmsteads
       1. global locations
   C. Semiclustered Rural Settlement 1. village pattern types
   D. Reading the Cultural Landscape 1. example of Spanish and Mayan influence

VI.    Conclusion

				
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