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    Introduction "One would have thought that it was even more necessary to limit population than property...The neglect of this subject, which in existing states is so common, is a never-failing cause of poverty among the citizens; and poverty is the parent of both revolution and crime." This quote did not come from any professional doomsayer or modern writer, or even an ecologist or a historian. Aristotle said this, though he lived in a time where the population was four percent of what it is today

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    Population In the 21st century, the study of human demography has become a vital aspect to further the sustainability of our planet. In the last fifty years, the rapid growth in the world population has become a major issue as our environment can sustain a fixed number of inhabitants. In modern society, the efficacy of agricultural production and technological advancements has permitted an increased rate in human longevity. As a result, creating an exponential growth of populace in a short amount

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    innumerable factors that define its outcome. To understand how history is shaped, it is important to look at both the advantageous and disadvantageous aspects of the theme relating to the interaction between humans and the environment relating to demography and disease, and technology. The theme relating to the formation of political entities is important in history because a political entity shows ideological and technological innovation. Political entities form various political structures and forms

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    Betsey And Wolfers

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    Stevenson, Betsey, and Justin Wolfers. "Marriage and divorce: Changes and their driving forces." The Journal of Economic Perspectives 21.2 (2007): 27-52. In the article titled "Marriage and Divorce: Changes and their Driving forces" the authors Stevenson, Betsey; and Wolfers, Justin discuss facts that have been documented for 150 years about marriage and divorce. In this article we see that divorce rates have gone up tremendously. As for population divorce rates have risen, marriage rates have falling

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    Within the field of archaeology, migration theory has become somewhat of a fad, one in which it rises and falls in popularity as new information or tools are developed. While migration and archaeology often go hand in hand, particularly when discussing prehistoric populations, archaeologists often find it hard to incorporate migration studies into their research studies. The appropriate tools for incorporating migration seamlessly into research methods are still in their infancy. As a result, archaeologists

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    Background History China’s population growth began to increase during the Ming Dynasty, and increased dramatically throughout Qing. The population grew around 65million in the late 14th century to more than 400 million in 1949 (Spengler 1962: 112). Since the People Republic of China was founded, Mao had seen the population growth as favorable to industrialization, and he believed that population growth empowered the country (Potts 2006). In the 1950s, the government began to realize that the food

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    ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR ISLANDS Introduction 12. The Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The Andaman and Nicobar Islands, consists of two groups of islands at the southeastern edge of the Bay of Bengal. The peaks of a submerged mountain range, the Andaman Islands, and the Nicobar Islands, form an arc stretching southward around 950 km between Myanmar and the island of Sumatra, Indonesia. The arc constitutes the boundary between the Bay of Bengal to the west and the Andaman Sea to the east. Port Blair (on

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    economic status. These two methods differ in many ways. Each mentioned index has respective processes to follow and to come up with an accurate data and is used in their respective rights. Infant mortality rate is basically mentioned in health and demography while GDP more on financial and economics world. As such, it frequently has been used as a method of comparing levels of social and economic well-being among different nations and among different areas of the same nation. This paper will discuss

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    India’s Aging Population

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    India is the largest democracy in the world, a nuclear power and a merging economy (BBC News). Currently, India is the second most populous country and according to United Nations’ projection it will surpass China and become the most populated by 2028 (UN news). In 2028, both China and India are predicted to have 1.45 billion, but China’s population will decrease thereafter whereas India’s will continue to increase. This fact implies China’s controversial population control mechanisms will be successful

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    their distributions and population density [1]. In order to study these factors, geographers identify the changes (increments and decrements) in population, peoples ' migration and settlement patterns [1]. Population geography is closely related to demography. There is a close tie between the two because the study of changes in population requires the population geographers to keep up with statistics and the current and the past trends. Most common factors that affect population are birth rate, death

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