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290018 PS Introduction to Population Geography, Group A (2009W)

6.00 ECTS (3.00 SWS), SPL 29 - Geographie
Continuous assessment of course work

Details

Language: German

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 06.10. 10:00 - 13:00 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Tuesday 13.10. 10:00 - 13:00 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Tuesday 20.10. 10:00 - 13:00 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Tuesday 27.10. 10:00 - 13:00 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Tuesday 03.11. 10:00 - 13:00 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Tuesday 10.11. 10:00 - 13:00 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Tuesday 17.11. 10:00 - 13:00 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Tuesday 24.11. 10:00 - 13:00 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Tuesday 01.12. 10:00 - 13:00 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Tuesday 15.12. 10:00 - 13:00 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Tuesday 12.01. 10:00 - 13:00 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Tuesday 19.01. 10:00 - 13:00 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Tuesday 26.01. 10:00 - 13:00 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Friday 19.03. 15:00 - 18:00 Hörsaal I NIG Erdgeschoß

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Aim of the Undergratuate Course "Introduction to Population Geography" is to give an overview over the main methods and fields of research of population geography. The following aspects are discussed: development of population geography and related disciplines, national and international sources of population data and problems of interpretation, aspects of population distribution, the analysis of population structure (age, sex, family and household, economic activity, social structure etc.), fertility - measurement and theories, spatial mobility/internal and international migration - measurement and theories, components of population change - measurement and theories, (regional) population projections, global trends of population change and selected aspects of population change in Austria.
Moreover each participant is required to produce a research paper on all relevant aspects of population change and structure in a small Austrian area.

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