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Title: Chaney course syllabi and related materials
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Creator: Chaney, Elsa M.
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Publication Date: 1972-1973
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POLITICAL SCIENO 123 11, 1972-73
Ohaney ,yllabus
Office H-ours: 2:30-3:30 M.
and 10:30-12:30 Tues.
.POTOS OF POPULATIONI

T:- course i .-: ci. to i: :. -' understanding of the populaJ.tion
issue with -."'".-.''. ; on Th.e T-hircl. orl to .laee population in per-
apectiive r.as u o iLe saue among ma?~,y affeoing (and bein~ affected "by)
econo'nKic and rocalJ developnont to explore ourreni population policy
i-n "the losa-.e'veloped ar.-as and. to inquir.Ue h '. responsibility the
United !S;:-- j lit' imve if: any -. in alleviating current pEopula-
tion .. 'pr ... .
ASSIGN MEt4P'
I Readng: (All books are available at Ford.bam Book Exchange -
b. oie is avaiJ.able at the Urniversity Booketore.)
D;C'enir: ir 'on '. opo.at3ogna Soia ey 5 3i.d ed. (New York: Saydom
U .., i.s ,T.
Ronald. Fr.i-ee,.n.P', .Pla:'ion o Vital Rjevolution. (Garden City,
I.Y:- :"Doulbleday An.chor, 1964)
Comi-ssion on Population Groth, c;,-.;...;ion Gro-thi ar er
satirere (".-"it"L"-.on, DC,: '.'i +. ;"9?l}.
I;BeralJson 7'lBerrd-*S~~ t* o-. m is ..'i:.? (Naw Y orl: Population
Cof c il; 1973. ), : :' .-: -. -.:.-. .:_. : ,...iu eo d in class .
J<, ajyh"^", Stycos a ,- "i,-.v Ar ias; P.y.j, p--, ,.'oa liffLt Ya a"t
Ahe~eoa (New ~o O .. ?r... 9 .
^ E e ^, .... .. ;^ "' .; ".* .* 7. ? ,+' [ 5 6 ." -
Jean B.ogeois-Pi.o.at .. .. .. A.'' ._ (New
Yor1':,: Cr ,: .'. E-ndo i.o-n.e : ... +,
Po-youl-JTr'iou Re fo;:-::n Bure n u P.^ -- ^r".a:T.on Data Sheet
and% Poi; ,... .... s. e .optlation
Stati"ti ^.< '. ,.. .. ,-ea ?"f.e
Editors of 'RaImpar-i; '. -- '.. (n *" i C.anfield
PressJ 1970.i.
There t~i3 be a fear a~i:.olo' thU:I; on reerep; these will be in-
dicated. on the 'e.L; F :: : ....^t' Sh-eet to be di:stributed
..separa. tely~. T.: 0.1.? iF .3.0SE ADING ASSIGNME TS ARE
PAE BBACIKS OR IS GL PU1". i`:IJS,
X Yo 0...1ass 'c... ;l-: vtion it fl apeoialize (either on
an idltRiiual .;a.s:..,. or as 2. ..ec~. men.ber) on azi i-ssue area or a
-ountrFy case r:': ../; 3el?-redi to *:h-e popu; atior. problem. Projects
.ill 1be worked out in, ary meci-a te stu1.ent wih.esa: graphs')
charts, popul.:.at,;.icI games all. geared -to presenting (probably
n early 1ay) a poputlation p-ro-a-o,
III. "eedback to th ..... ..er b a ;.::..:;.-ho;-.-. exam during
then seventh +,ee. you're doing and a,- a test- of yol .-';l- ,L L.u L youk own expecta-
tions0 therefore th c~:-:.1 i'll ccuz-i on.il i0f youi mak a C-plus
or above and nee r "'oedb" to -.. o. .. f nal grade)
There will be a fil r 3:~a:., caue the waay our a ses are
construcoted, x-yith readi.n a-.si plie. -,el1 in la anmoe and a large
amount of timn.e allowed disusi.on, yco V ill be in trouble if
you do not contrabibute ..'it'cy to crx*l:r. discussio..







POLITICAL 80:";I :. : ,^

IV. Outline{ e ,: *.':.. '. .
WEEK Is : : O] '. 1. PO j TONi ( ... -

Oiicen- : Thie r o-T i;h of Worli- Populationa. and Its Ioaning
.:l. tion of ie course and special projects
2, 3. 1a11 Are the C:(onceuenes?
Wihat .are the issuess an.d problem of x.pid population growth?
What-b are the rvariab:Les t;iat population analysts demographers
ers+ census planners geograpliers, a.s well as social
scientists -- concentrate on: the formal demographic
variables of sizca fertility o mo-rtality & migration.
Wlat arc the poptlati.on charactristi.os to which social
scienti.ats pay special a.itor.;ion: population composition
(age, sex, racG .' .;.:-. r;-.: Y:: v.) O .-o, 3l.::.tion distribution
..... ::- ... .idi.,nc Cl., edi.tc:ion. income and
poli tical affiliation diff:e.r.iials)
WEEK II: The "IIi?' AM" .U?3;C TC .MA..... ;~ .'' ';?? D CR ITIcS
S The Gr -ea t '.:. ... "
I;:ortality ao2C. the i --C :;?(;- of :is doolijne
Critics of the clmogr:x..phic t:rY3sition. theory and its modi-
*ficatioi.,s
2. The U 0 .a':!: 178 9-200,C
Early sloir groi;thl; era of ,the GC~reat Imnmigrations; depres-
.sion, baby uboom, the Zcrxo Popul.tion Growth issue.
53 Some ConseQc-.Qoes of Populcation Differen.tials in i_-he U S
Rural/urlban d:i.stributions: Comaing 4 ::-o..~.polis?
Changing age st:irucitrev: radical Youith Culttue or nation
of Senicr Ci-iize-ns?
Internal migration: Elcoi.-. and the "hollow prize" of the
innor c5i;ioes
Si~i^g^. : c-o.m..r.r..:-.rr of MUa-mhattan Island
Th. .. For'.dhao Farily
SEK III: POPULATION In THM T.I" D TI?.
l~ TJich FeI;s.iity: Is PhVsiea1 l mi Social Determinants
Continuing high fertility rato e; consequences of high
dependency ratios
2, gTooL Bies? Whatthe ThirdWorld Th
Attitudes in developing nations towards population groirth
and population control programs
3. India and Bra ajpi:Ge S uxdies of Two pi Fertiligltt
Countries







POLITICAL ,:':1 ft r; .12 Pago I


W 1S. IV. 70 A.. Ac:IOi (R .H: .CHOl 1 .. A LT *. '"E.
1 Woxt"d Lo q0e-rlgodfog:ggy):,g Dveleae Gains
Hi~hb. ra'i ; of po6p : 1;.tion. t...'. _'. i.: *hey eat up deveolopnent

2 od for the New illio.nsj: a ~reen evolution?
yho:Ild food problemuns s i-renths and wealmoesses of the Green
Revolu.on.; prospects o'- food3. front the seas
5(-, .e T'% sfoation of Ariulue in DeveloR.ji eas
Role of wagioulCtulre in economic development; consequences of
agrear-ian reform in de eloping world o
Sred roigtbs: The G:r:een Revolution; Food from the
Seas


WEEK


T: POPULATION AiD THE MRE-INDUST1RIAL GITY
Citie of the Third World: Boon or B a
Problems of i :e uutn.'~ u nrb T.:'.on; .-"r .1'.C-K'1 mi.ration
pai'terTs in *the tir'ld 'n."t:Lf.
23 W~,L .1i.l 2 Thu re ... ob 0~ ;-.. '. TT- .. T,- .- ..
Failure o:i i"I. : "-;:! '--c;b;.t .-,.,o. :inrdust;:rialization; patterns
of capital :;.. ea-ian1 .. ~-,. :,, \-;
3 V..l of .Ti...... .. D.c" r..i... ..... ...'^ 1..e ... ...
Problems oi"f housia t.ie w d... a owig sillone



1. Education in:7 .L..... h.,.z.t:. ... : rL,,e!. 11tout Sohools?




ConrrSin.t.in' p:". 7o o~ <: alc In.& zorbidity in Thi--d World

A'oe eihe r a~itivs to L:o .f b" peooptio andA
prSegnani'.2 in : .*'7 soie'jt'.ies?


WEiK VII REVIEW SIX WEI3EK A.M% PERIOD
l, There 'id.:I1. be a ta.ke-homo exa'
2o During rem .indler of Trreeo:. f2s on india and :Brazil will
be shown; theo e will be no Idditional read'in.Dg assign-
raents
WEE.K VIII: POPUATIOCN L.. THiI E7:I O:'-.:T.
1. Is the ... o;p ; e World., resolu a s?. beten -
The issue of d;.: .-...cCe/ipendenoy re"lation-s.ip between doe-
veloped a:d Th'd ir' c'-*: ., n-",;.lo:r. raw materials suppliers
vas. eons'rhi^ socinir'bic






POLITICAL SCIENCE 123. :-.. ;. 4


The new tIechnology and. its i:rpl icat;ons for Ithe environment
35 Eco-^aSa.s.el;roph
elation.. of ,.:: :;.io.n .grth andt eoonology

WEEK I: PO AIOH :I.TAO: P0OQ* H '> AFl PROSPECTS

The xepcroductive p'occoss and its control; birth control de-
vices and the:ir r:Celative effectiveness

Qutesteions of rel.jion { ad ehics
3. m.a.js;2AM-.liL
Attitudes to Fanily Pltunnmin programs in the IIDC'.

WEEK Y: POPUTATIOiT POLICY II TIHE THIRD WORLD
1. STioday JxJ^^ WotsTe
Aggregate data; consuses, vital statistics demographers
Research: state of or o lc.o:Ledge
Population Pro~i.'z s.,':. -. .. .-" .p:?.'a.Ys dealing viith population
in broad sense -- policy :'issu- anid covering migration, ur-
baisa-tion ,-:, .:"iLcui~:; aL pc-.:lcy rand lan~di tenure; employment
and induitr,. ion; education, opportunities for women,
as well as :ar: r .Kning pr;:m. G such
2. The U and 'shird Lorl Ponulat.on Polie
Does the U.S, a.v-e :.:.. role to p7 in sol-vi.n Third World
no l:,J.ation qu :""* -.' ?
W.IBEi XIs HOW AIP THIT7 IN A.IGRIA?
Alegr~a is a my-th.ical coiry:- wI c:h vil.l be f-.-y dosoribed in a
handout you will re:Sir i.n oJ.~ a, T"x:ing Week XI, we wil. be
basing class diseassic.s on A71pia' ; it iuaSion front i; ,yo points
of view: 1) Fi:rs1; you will be ";hc hai.is-ter of Planning in charge
of developing a population .'r .'an or il-.-.- i., TYov. will indicate
what yoU. wou.d ide 2ally in-l-.de i y:iou-. -rop'itm, irn. order of pri-
ority. 2) Seco:a. you !z .be E: ." .:- t oi Alegria. You will de-
cide on a. course of .ct-io:.! i 'I relation to population, takj.in into
consideration the poli'-*,.*.. -: r'alitio-e

WEEK XII: PE-PAR.ATIOi OF PPOJ :,. F.T.:; ^-7O0S
WEEK XIIIf PiROGA:II W]IE

:EK XTIV: PRESENTATXOIT OF DEVTLORLi.TT L.'.U!.: (Ai-GR''E) TO GIASS
Any students who risi to do o o (to i rp.,:' -ve a grade or out of
special interest) nay dra.w up a development plan for Alegrfa,
highlighting the population issue and hoTwirYg hoTo it i3 linked,
to more general pro'blons of iooio-economic pr ooeasa.
Time will be taken du:ri:n t"he :ofl.iol oeek to -recap exhibit
program and for any discusaionr of ii-tce of special l interest
to the class.




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