Geography of Population and Settlements

Geography of Population and Settlements

Study Cycle: 1

Lectures: 60

Seminars: 0

Tutorials: 15

ECTS credit: 6

Lecturer(s): doc. dr. Ilc Klun Mojca, izr. prof. dr. Krevs Marko, red. prof. dr. Rebernik Dejan

Content

Traditional and contemporary geographical and social science philosophies and population geography. History of population geography. Upgrading the basic terminology and knowledge in the fields of geography of fertility, mortality, migration and structures of the population. Demographic and demo-geographic methods for predicting the number, composition and distribution of the population. Processes related to changes in the composition and size of the population. Examples of the use of population geography.
First urban settlements and early urban civilisations. Cities and urbanisation in Europe. Cities and urbanisation in North America. Cities and urbanisation in Australia and Oceania. Cities and urbanisation in Third World countries. Cities and urbanisation in North Africa and Southwest Asia. Cities and urbanisation in Asia. Cities and urbanisation in Subsaharian Africa. Cities and urbanisation in Latin America.