You need to login first

Login information

Haven't yet registered?

×

Categories

Homework Help Boards (University / College Level)

Biology-Related

Science-Related

Others

Laboratory Help


Non-Homework Help Boards

Notes

Guidance

Discussion

×
* * * *
.clay
1480
top posters

Support Us

If you found our community helpful, your small donation will continue to help us reach more students around the globe. You may also like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.
Pages: 1     Go Down
  New Topic  |  more  
wrote...
*
Posts: 11558
Credits: 4849
Rep:  +7 
     
3 years ago
For a more comfortable homework help experience, try HomeworkClinic.com.
What is a demographic transition? What are its four stages? State why each stage is important and what the consequence is for population growth. Do all countries go through the demographic transition?
  • Read 3429 times
  • 3 Replies
wrote...
*
*
Posts: 2152
Credits: 2320
Rep:  +312  -43 
     
3 years ago
A demographic transition is a theoretical model of economic and cultural change proposed in the 1940s and 1950s to explain the declining death rates and birth rates that occurred in Western nations as they experienced industrialization. The first stage is a stable pre?industrial stage of high birth and death rates. The second stage is a transitional stage characterized by declining death rates due to increased food production and improved medical care. Birth rates are still high, as citizens have not yet grown used to the new economic and social conditions, resulting in a surge in population growth. The third stage is the industrial stage. Widespread industrialization creates opportunities for employment outside the home. Children become less of a critical economic asset. Birth rates begin to fall. The last stage is a stable post-industrial stage of low birth and death rates.

All countries do not go through the demographic transition. Transition may be different in developing countries as they industrialize or in countries that place greater value on childbirth or grant women fewer freedoms. Resources may also limit the ability to attain an equal standard of living in all countries. Also, it is now becoming increasingly clear that HIV/AIDS in Africa is causing many nations to slide backwards into what is nearly a pre-industrial society and so do not follow the model for demographic transition.
Jeffrey
wrote...
3 years ago
The explanation by biolove is great. I've attached a picture of a graph that kind of summarizes what he said in the first paragraph.
Attached file
Thumbnail(s):
wrote...
*
*
Posts: 2152
Credits: 2320
Rep:  +312  -43 
     
3 years ago
The explanation by biolove is great. I've attached a picture of a graph that kind of summarizes what he said in the first paragraph.

Thanks Jeff
Pages: 1     Go Up New Topic more
Related Topics
Note: This topic is currently locked from adding new posts. Only administrators and moderators can reply. If you'd like to contribute to this topic, start a new thread and make reference to this one. Otherwise, contact a moderator for more options.

Ask a Question

ask
Click to ask a question. 306 Students and 23 members are standing by to answer all your science and biology homework problems, free.
Related Images
Views
1035
Rating

Views
414
Rating

Views
5678
Rating