Population, Urbanization and the Environment
select 3 videos and share your responses to the reflection questions. Your post to each video should be at least 3-5 sentences.
Based on the video, what do you think about “overpopulation”? How long did it take the planet to reach its first 1 billion people? How long did it take the planet to reach 7 billion? What are the concerns about overpopulation? What reaction(s) do you have to the video?
How do population pyramids help us understand the internal workings of a society? What are the two key social factors used to build population pyramids? What story do these factors tell about where a society has been, where it is, and where it’s headed? What is the demographic transition theory? What is the relationship between population growth/decline and industrialization?
Define internally displace person, refugee, migrant and asylum seeker. What prompts these forms of migration?
Go here Links to an external site. if you want to explore world population in more detail
Foundational Theorists Journal Submission Link
Read each of the following readings by Marx, Durkheim, Weber, Addams and DuBois.
- Answer each of the questions posed at the end of the reading.
- Start a Word document and save it as “Foundational Theorists Journal”
Use this one document to save and submit all of your answers for each reading.
Your journal should be about 5 pages in length, with one page dedicated to each reading/set of answers.
For each new page, at the top of the page, type out: the title of the reading, the author of the reading, and the year of publication.
Then, beneath the title/author/date of publication – number your answers as you respond to the questions.
The PDFs are in the same order as the links provided.
Rules of Method_Durkheim.pdf
Methodological Foundations of Sociology, Max Weber.pdf
On the Study of Social Problems W. E. B. Du Bois .pdf
Trade Unions and Public Duty, Jane Addams.pdf
Thats the free link to the book