Essays Tagged: "Birth rate"

Normadic Herding- Sami

er 40,000 live in Norway, Sweden up to 25,000, in Finland 6,000 and in Russia 2,000. In Finland the birth-rate amongst Sami is slightly above the average for the country in general, while there are no ... he case of Sami, 5,7 persons as compared for 3,8 for the Finns, partly as a consequence of the high birth-rate and partly due to the close ties prevailing between the members of the family. There is a ...

(4 pages) 47 0 3.6 Mar/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Extremists takes matters into their own hands in Margaret Arwood's "The handmaids tale"

In Margaret Atwoods novel, 'The Handmaids Tale', the birth rate in the United States had dropped so low that extremists decided to take matters into thei ... the government, taking over themselves, and reducing the womens role in society to that of a silent birthing machine. One handmaid describes what happened and how it came about as she, too, is forced ... maidens. In other words, mistresses, to bear children for wives who were no longer capable of child birth, but too important to get rid of.Older women, and some incapable of child birth were trained a ...

(6 pages) 70 0 4.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Poverty Anonymous": How the US sould handle foreign aid.

ease ridden tenements of Detroit of Harlem." And according to Harden the best way to bring down the birth rate is to let people starve, a sort of self sustaining population control. When you take a cl ... sort of self sustaining population control. When you take a closer look at countries with a higher birth and death rate, and compare them with developed countries with both a lower birth and death ra ...

(6 pages) 83 0 2.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

"Sex is easy to find. Commitment is easy to avoid. Childlessness among well-educated women is on the rise. Relationships are on the nose." Discuss making families in the new millennium.

According to the above statement, I'll try to discuss about the marriage and birth rate become lower and lower; the reproduction technology impact the modern families; the diffe ... cline marriage rate since 1980, rising divorce rate 1970s, leveling off in 1980s and 1990s, falling birth rate since 1960s. The Australian Bureau of Statistics have presented about the marriage that t ... ity rate has declined significantly in recent cohorts. The total fertility rate has fallen from 4.6 births per woman in 1970 to 2.3 in 1990 - a decline of 50 per cent in twenty years. In the case of n ...

(8 pages) 176 1 4.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The Shrinking Welfare State: An essay about individuals who abuse our welfare system, and steps the government should take to stop this.

nada and Western Europe have more generous welfare states and they have a much lower out-of-wedlock birth rate than we have in the United States. This may be true but I do not believe that it comes fr ...

(4 pages) 118 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

"Morril Act" by Justin Morril that concerned the young people who wanted to educate and get higher education in engineering, agriculture and military service.

million to 76 million people. This happened because of the immigrants from Europe, and the enlarged birth rate. The United States had to take action. They adopted the most liberal land policy in histo ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Attaining zero population growth 2030 in U.S

in the US by 2003. There are three main factors that have an impact on the population, immigration, births and mortality. Immigration and birth rate and fecundity affect the growth of the United State ... ally. I believe an increase and consistent support of these countries can help minimize immigration.Birth rate refers to the rate of individuals born and is influenced by fecundity. Medical advances a ...

(3 pages) 57 1 2.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Canada's Demographic Future, Is Immigration The Key?

ear growth rate census taken in Canadian history. Also, during the census it was concluded that the birth rate in Canada is also declining at an alarming rate, (See Graph 1). For the first time in 100 ... in Canada is also declining at an alarming rate, (See Graph 1). For the first time in 100 years the birth rate fell below that of the United States. The census showed that about 80% of the 1.2 million ...

(7 pages) 100 0 4.1 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Causes of Societal Change In The United States

h or decline in population is likely to generate social change. The population total depends on the birth rate, death rate, and immigration patterns. In the United States the birth rate is considered ... . Central Intelligence Agency. January 2003. Washington D.C.

(4 pages) 169 0 4.1 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

A Research Report On the Norton Kosair Children's Hospital Market research report

consumer behavior4.2) A model of buyer behavior4.3) Internal and external data for hospital4.4) The birth rate (per 1,000) for teenagers aged 15 through 17 years4.6) Rate of unintended or mistimed pre ... 7 years4.6) Rate of unintended or mistimed pregnancies4.7) The infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births4.8) Percent of infants born to pregnant women receiving prenatal carebeginning in the first t ...

(11 pages) 312 1 4.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Economic Growth- the way U.S. Economy works and grows.

isleading. For example, a growing economy may have rising output levels but also may have a growing birth rate that negates any positive effect on the standards of living. Alternatively, figures that ... nerally measured in real GDP per capita, so if real GDP really is increasing positively against the birth rate, it follows that at least on paper, living standards would improve. However, derived weal ...

(6 pages) 205 0 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Consumer behaviour karan makkar University of City london

ed as to its real significance to their business. Unless there is a sudden dramatic increase in the birth rate, or a surge in immigration, this shift towards a sizeable majority of middle-aged and eld ... perhaps for the first time in decades. As Dychtwald points out, "the traditional linear plan, from birth through adolescence and marriage to death" is no longer accurate.At the same time, as boomers ...

(17 pages) 116 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Breaking Boundaries: Economic Growth in Canada in relation to Immigration.

al welfare system. This is an important issue to be dealt with amongst Canada's society because our birth rate is slowly depreciating and that is resulting in less young people entering into the work ... ing.In order for Canada to sustain economic growth, newcomers are essential given Canada's negative birth rate. People who are in favour of immigrants' role in Canada's economy have many sensible fact ...

(3 pages) 48 2 1.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

What has the Chinese government done to control its huge amount of population effectively?

se live in the east part of China. The population is a very serious problem for China, although the birth rate in China has been reduced, however, because of the huge population, the net increase per ... opulation at that time nearly out of controlled. The statistics of census show that China has got a birth peak during that period. ( )The Chinese government started ...

(5 pages) 60 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

This is an essay about the New Women's Movement in the United States that emerged in the 1960s. The question: What did the New Women's Movement seek to achieve and was it successful?

ioned society. Women were moving into the labour force, their education levels were increasing, the birth rate was decreasing and the divorce level and single motherhood were rising, leaving behind ne ...

(10 pages) 423 1 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Population Overview and Growth in the Middle East

erests, shared religion (with the exception of Israel, which only has a 15% Muslim population), the birth rate is exceeding the death rate, and the vast wealth from minerals and oil. The dominance of ... argest increase was in Iran, which grew by almost 45 million people.Religion may be a factor in the birth rate. Most nations in the Middle East and North Africa adhere to Islamic law, which stress fam ...

(4 pages) 98 0 4.6 Feb/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Comparison between the standards of living between Japan and Canada. Japan is better.

ersons per km2) there are different reasons why I've chosen to stay in Japan.My first reason is the birth rates. Canada's birth rate is 6.52% showing that the population would increase much faster the ... birth rate is 6.52% showing that the population would increase much faster then in Japan where the birth rate is 1.38%. As the population in Canada increases schools will become more crowded then the ...

(2 pages) 39 0 3.9 Jun/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The United States History

es around the world. Another reason why I believe that the population nearly double was an enlarged birth rate. The United States had to take action. They adopted the most liberal land policy in histo ...

(3 pages) 31 1 2.5 Aug/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Dinosaur Extinction.

ientists agree that whatever happened to the dinosaurs must have affected the whole world. When the birth rate fails to keep up with the death rate, we get extinction. Paleontologists divide extinctio ...

(7 pages) 46 0 4.1 Aug/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

A study of the Netherlands' maturing population.

ow rate in 2003 is about .5% which is slightly higher then that of Canada with only .3%. The nation birth rate for the Netherlands is 11.31 births per 1,000 populations. This is only .31% higher then ...

(4 pages) 41 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays