ASIAN 6620

ASIAN 6620

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2015-2016.

This seminar will examine topics pertaining to population and social change in the broad context of Asia, although issues of importance in island and mainland Southeast Asia will be highlighted.  We will discuss the linkages between population and development in historical perspective and address current policy priorities.  Examples of specific topic areas covered in this course include population change and the environment; shifting fertility patterns and population policy; internal and international labor migration; and urbanization and urban and rural life.  Evolving gendered norms in the family and broader social context are emphasized.  Students will be expected to expand their reading and expertise in the areas that are of particular interest to them.

When Offered Fall.

Course Attribute (CU-SBY)

  • Discuss trends and patterns of social change and population processes (fertility, mortality, migration) throughout Asia.
  • Analyze the assumptions and conceptual frameworks that shape and motivate research on these topics.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the methods used to conduct research on these topics.
  • Identify a research question, conduct a thorough review of the literature, analyze data where appropriate, and synthesize the knowledge accumulated through that process and throughout the course in a final paper.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: DSOC 6120

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17601 ASIAN 6620   SEM 101