290046 SE Masterseminar aus Humangeographie: Population dynamics in Asia and Africa. Comparative perspectives. (2020S)
- Registration is open from Mo 10.02.2020 08:00 to Su 23.02.2020 23:59
- Registration is open from Tu 25.02.2020 17:00 to Th 27.02.2020 09:00
- Deregistration possible until Th 30.04.2020 23:59
Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N
Aims, contents and method of the course
Assessment and permitted materials
• active participation on moodle and regular submission of the portfolio
• 5-min elevator pitch with props allowed + Q&A session (online if needed)
• writing of a short term paper (~10 pages)
Minimum requirements and assessment criteria
100 - 87,5 % - grade 1
87,5 - 75 % - grade 2
75 - 62,5 % - grade 3
62,5 - 50 % - grade 4
less than 50% - grade 5
An additional grading scheme for presentation and term papers can be downloaded from the Moodle platform and will be explained in the course.A great motivation to research, read, present and discuss (in English) the most relevant issues dealing with population dynamics in Asia AND Africa is sought.
Groth, H., & May, J. F. (Eds.). (2017). Africa's population: In search of a demographic dividend. Springer.
Gupta, M. D., Kim, D. S., Li, S., & Pande, R. P. (2017). Son preference, sex ratios and ‘missing girls’ in Asia. In Routledge Handbook of Asian Demography (pp. 151-167). Routledge.
Aryeetey, E., Nissanke, M., & Weder, B. (Eds.). (2003). Asia and Africa in the global economy. United Nations University Press.
Lawrence, P., & Thirtle, C. (Eds.). (2001). Africa and Asia in comparative economic perspective. Springer.
DESA, U. (2019). United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. World Population Prospects 2019: Highlights.