Title: Chaney course syllabi and related materials
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Title: Chaney course syllabi and related materials
Series Title: Chaney course syllabi and related materials
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Language: English
Creator: Chaney, Elsa M.
Publisher: Estate of Elsa M. Chaney
Publication Date: 1971-1972
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Dorils r-on,, Ponj, 'lb o a SociLet, 3ard e. (ITo York-: anco"
Houso, 1967), o1 95-
RLonald Freeci..an, Poula'ti.on, bhe Vitbal. ivoluti:on (Gard&n rCity,
N.Y.: D. ouble ay An .or, ..... .'. -
Comml vision on FoOulation Grouth, Po)_'ul _a;ioi. CGoA; ani Americ.'f s
Future (lashin<':on, D.C.: GPO, 1971n, 7Lup
Berelson, Bernard, Beyondr FJami ~Y i ( e York: Population
Council, 1971), Iree i..ll b distributed.
J. I-iayone Stycos and Jor ;e Arias, Ponulation Diei..na in Latin
.Aerica (Mie. York: TaplingOr P.ress, 196), 2..
Jean Bourgeoi s-Pi chat, Po-ation G.Cr:th and 'elo e (iew
York:: Car-neie Enldo u-ient, 1 b5eT 6T.
-,Ag-ency for International Deve opm ient, PonulatJ.,oS P .. r ,a ss s-
tance to Develo-ping Counrbries, 1970 .aiinton, D).C.:GWO,
1971), free pick up at LaZLb's.
i Editors of Ra.iparts, Eco-Catastrophe (San Francisco: Canfield
Press, 1970), $2.9-.
There will be a few articles put on reosrvo; th.ese- ill be in-
dicated on the Reading Assignmonts sheet to be distributed
separately.

I-I. Your Class Contribution: Each student will specialize otherr
on an individual basis or as a team member) on an issue area
or a country case study related to the population pro/ble]a.
Projects will be worked out in any media the student wishes:
graphs, charts, collages, photo exhibits, question C: answer
sheets, population gamos -- all geared to presenting (pro-
bably in eo.arly; D.ecomber) a population p:rogran for t-h Fordli'

III. Feedback to t.he Professor: Th.er will b a ta-hoc exam
unin: t'bo scov.nti wook; this exercise is dosi,'nod to let
y.ou know ho you'r doin;'; and s .a toolt o. .'.yourlf a1' ai'.o t
your own expectations; C-crofor. to.f......ill cou.:t only
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*ZK IS I33:3. OF '.O7RLD POPULATION GRO'THr


Discussion: Ti"o Growth .of M.orld Population and. Its Meaning
Explanation of bhe course and special projects

2,3. Aioro People: '.fihat Are t he Conserqueoncos?

'fhat are the issues and proble:.is of rapid population growth?
hi.at ar-e the variables th"at population analysts -- demographers
ers, census plann es, geographers, .s woll as social
scientis ts -- conccntrato on: the formal demog'raphic
variables of sioz, fertility, mortali ty & migr.ration.
T.hat arc the onulatiion characteristics to h ic social
scientists pay special attention: population comp-osition
(age, sex, -race, I mating st atus); population distribution
(rural/urLban residence, class, education, incoeo and
political affiliation differ entials).

EEX II: THE "DEMOGRAPHIC TRASITIO" TiHEORY AID ITS CRITICS

1. The Groat Po ulat ion Declines of .stern a tion
Mortality and the consequences of its decline
Critics of the demographic transition theory and its
modifications.

2. The U. S. ?o0)ulation: 1780-2000
Early slo, growth, era of the Crea L'umigrations; depres-
sion, baby boom, the Zero Population Growth. issue?

3 So Concuences of oulation Difforontials in t T ,

Changing ago structures: radical oLbutT Culturo or nation
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Prooct5 : Inda and Brazil

-'i. IV: POP '? UL'VTO T :0 DEVLO: I : I CVr VI

1. iorld Po-ulati on Growth Develo.nont Gain;
High rats of population growth: h ow. they eat up development
gains.
2. Food for thoe Iew i-.illions: a Green Revoluti-on?
World food problem. ns; strengths and ucaknesses of the
Green Revolution; prospects of food from the seas.
3 TheTransfomation of -Agriculture in Developing Areas
Role of agriculture in ocronoLic devlopnent; cons equen es
of agrarian reform in developing world

Project: The Crecon Revolution/Faring thIe Seas: Hope for
the Future?

-EEK V: POPULATION AND THE PR-IITD-USTLIAL CITY

1. Cities of the Third World: Booi or Bust?
Problems of prematuro urbanization; internal migration
patterns in Third World.
2. Will There Be Jobs for the UTiban M'illions?
Failure of import-substttution industrialization; patterns
of capital investment and employment.
3. Slums of Hope and Sluims of Despairo: How the Peo-le Live
Problems of H-ousing -the orld's grouin'g millions .

Project: Iow- Poople Live in the Third WoarLd

,-EEI VI: POFULATIO, AID SOCIAL DAV1LOPFIIT

1*. Ji.i cati on in 'he .oT:ird orld : Larnin: W 'thout Schools?
Ag.o and ;.o::.. ..tructur. of .i:d orld population ; inplica-
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.IZK VIII: POPULATICI ArD Tjl PATIJRAL 3iEViI 01:

1. Is the U.S. "Usin U-)" thb World'. Hosou s
The issue or domino nce/ idpend-ncy ireloion between developed
and Third 'World nations: raw materials suppliers vs.
consu.in a soci Lties.

... Is Pror-ress a Cur.se or a Blessing?
Thie nel tochi-olo-gy and its implications for the environment.
3. o Gat.as tt-ropi o ?
Relation of population growth and ecology.

7EEK TX: POPULATION LITITATIOiT: PROGRESS AID. PRC.SPGTS ; -

1. Physiology of Human Reproduction
The reproductive process and its control; birth control
devices and their relative effectiveness.
2. Priests ( the Pill
Questions of religionaand eTiacs.

3. An Imperialist Plot?
Attitudes to Family Planning Progrrams in the LDCts.

17EEi X: POPULATION' POLICY TIT THE 'THIRD ':IORLD

1. Situation Today- in the Third World: -
Ag'gregato daeba, consuses, vital statistic doiogr. aphlor
hRocarcch: sctbo of our knowlodgl
Populabi"n progr' l.i; over-all prograNs doling xith po oplaj- ti o
in bo,. ,d ,;nc a s policy iu,, and covering ig.i.on,
urbanl-, a:Lon, a culturall pol cy and land to u-'; Oi ,r1 'ly-
nont and indu .tr ialir.a ion; education, food. opportunities
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dicato hat you would. ideally incl3i_ in ,our progr"C in

2. Second you uil bo t>o Pro'-sioid.t of Aleia. You will
dociide on a course of ac bionL in relab:on tio po:-ulation,
taking- in-o consi.oPation the political realities

..-Li: XII PRE:PAr:ATIOI C PROJ'T' PRE-I:'TATrI.

EEK XIII: EXHIBIT/P1ROGCRAM T EEK

Students will staff oh- i:By'tt an run prorarm in w-hatever
forms and for what ever audiences rcwe dccidoe poon
other. Pcrh.s, i f it Is go C enough, the.
prosrar: wJill run two days. During that. tine, the
instructor will get around to each student and quory
him or her on issues related to the project, as well
as general cues-tions covering course content. This
will be the final exam.

EEK XIV: P _RESENTATION OP DEVELOPMENT PLANS (ALEGRf-A) TO CLASS

Any students who. wish to do so (to improve a grade or out of
special interest) nay draw up a development plan for Alegra,
highlighting the population issue and showing how it is linked
to more general problems of socio-oconomrni; progress.
Time will be taken during the final week to recap exhibit/program
and for any oral exams that may not have been administered.




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