Essays Tagged: "birth rates"

Discuss the causes of high rates of population growth

s of population growth.Religion plays a large part in the rate of population increase as it affects birth rates with its views on contraception and abortion. Islam and Roman Catholicism are absolutely ... ongly influenced by religions with views such as these, the lack of use of contraception means that birth rates are high and therefore the rate of population increase follows suit. In more developed a ...

(6 pages) 261 0 4.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

19th Century Immigration and Population Growth.

ed States doubled. There were now 32 states across the nation. Another factor was the fact that the birth rates in America were increasing, since there were more learned medical professionals and new ... an end to their hunger. Besides, Europe seemed to be getting too crowded, especially with the high birthrates. Irishmen traveled to the cities to try and make a living working in mills. Some moved ou ...

(2 pages) 77 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

An Argument in favor of Governmental Intervention regarding Population Control

well, adding to overpopulation. In 1998, the US infant mortality rate was 7.2 percent of 1,000 live births. This number increased in 1998 to 3,944,046, a 2 percent increase over the previous year. The ... by 1,605,976 individuals, exclusive of immigration. That's not taking into account the rise in twin births. Data shows a rise between 1996 and 1997 that indicates a 3 percent rise in twins, and a 52 p ...

(7 pages) 68 0 2.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Is Limiting Population a Key Factor in Protecting the Global Environment

he population is a main problem. On the other hand countries with low level of consumption but high birth rates said that the consumption is a main problem. This debat ... ccording to the Harris (2001) most well known example of this is China's "one-child" family policy. Birth rates can fall rapidly, however especially woman reach higher level of education, literacy, an ...

(9 pages) 221 2 4.1 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Parental Supervision and Teen Pregnancy

What parents allow their teens to watch and listen to at home is directly associated with the high birth rates of the United States.H3: Parents who do not educate their children about sex and it's da ... who do not educate their children about sex and it's dangers are more likely to have teens who give birth before marriage.Review of LiteratureIn the United States alone, more than one million teens be ...

(6 pages) 185 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Japan and USA

,000 feet. Japan currently has a population of 127 million. Although with one of the world's lowest birth rates, this is expected to fall to 121 million by 2025 with more rapid falls predicted in the ... pan also has the world's longest life expectancy for both men and women. When combined with the low birth rate, this produces a rapidly ageing population - an estimated 29% of the Japanese population ...

(6 pages) 183 1 4.4 May/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Study Notes AP class

rade increased with sugar plantations in America and brazilv Slave mortality rates were up, birth rates were down which led to exports of slavesv Both Africans and Europeans controlled ...

(2 pages) 40 0 2.2 May/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Evolution of portrayals of family in television

The introduction of television after World War II coincided with a steep rise in birth rates, mortgage rates, and the growth of mass-produced suburbs. In this social climate, it's n ...

(3 pages) 64 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Critical Essay - Population. Controlling population size and growth will solve many environmental problems. To what extent do you agree?

g the environment in terms of overpopulation and population growth.Some assume that controlling the birth rates in developing countries by using legal actions will improve the world´s environmen ... countries will grow and demand for a large amount of ressources as well. Therefore controlling the birth rates in developing countries might be an effective tool in a short time period as the people ...

(3 pages) 201 2 4.3 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

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

A Sample Country Address To Africa By Newly Elected Fictional President

all around us, a looming threat of a future weak Africa. Next to China, we have one of the highest birth rates in the world. With this, we could cultivate our country into a thriving enterprise capit ...

(1 pages) 25 2 4.6 Jun/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The Effects of Baby Boomers on Society

a population of 6 million. In Britain this group is known as "the bulge".During the "boom" in 1946 birth rates rose from 2.8 million to 3.4 million over one year. According to Bill Geist another baby ...

(2 pages) 127 1 3.3 Jul/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Relief of Poverty 1750-1914

tion increasing, more and more people fell into poverty. Population boost, not only meant a rise in birth rates but also fall in death rates; hence life expectancy increased. With birth rates on the r ... ef, meant if working class people needed poor relief they had to go back to their original place of birth. Another problem which emerged with the increase of population was food production did not inc ...

(4 pages) 55 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

What are the different criteria/basis a marketer can use in order to segment consumer markets? Use examples to support your answer.

ulation in which trends are important because they show whether a product is in demand or not, e.g. birth rates are declining and so there is not so much need for baby foods or toys but this decline m ...

(4 pages) 160 0 4.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Teenage pregnancy

r almost a million teenage girls become pregnant. The U.S.A has double the adolescent pregnancy and birth rates than any industrialized country. One- third of the girls who became pregnant as teenager ... n the body. A teen's body immediately starts the process of adaptation and for preparation for childbirth. A teenager needs to consider the effects of activities on a baby. Because activities common f ...

(4 pages) 121 0 1.7 Sep/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

What will be the effects of an increase in the size of the population?

st first look at what caused it initially. There are several reasons that this would occur.Firstly, birth rates could increase. This could be as a result of improvements in living standards, or in med ... ovements in living standards, or in medical care (as less babies die); in less developed countries, birth rates are high as many children die young and people want large families so that children can ...

(3 pages) 31 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Applications and Limitations for Demographic Transition Models

ibes population change over time and can be applied to many countries (based on the change in crude birth rate (CBR) and crude death rate (CDR) over time)- Can be used for comparison and also predicti ... countries to trace similar evolution paths as the European and other Western countries.Limitations- Birth rates in several MEDCs have fallen below death rates (Germany, Sweden). This has caused, for t ...

(2 pages) 29 0 5.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Sex Education: Abstinence Or Knowledge

ies to impregnate as many females as possible. This increase in pregnancies leads to an increase in birth rates, which in turn leads to an increase in future reproductive opportunities. These practice ... ases in the number of sexual partners and the frequency of intercourse (105). Resistance skills and birth control topics are also found to decrease the number of sexual partners and the frequency of i ...

(4 pages) 43 0 3.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Were Catholics And Protestants Discriminated

uses they would have out numbered the protestants because they had so many family members and their birth rates were sky high so in a matter of years the protestants would be totally out numbered to t ...

(3 pages) 1309 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Individual Determinants of Consumer Behaviour

the indictors for the study.Population StructureIt measures on the population change. They include birth rates, death rates, net migration, fertility rates and the changing age distribution. Further ... ribution. Further measurements might be used depending on the product and services. For example for birth rates, they include other factors, which includes family structure, social attitudes towards f ...

(10 pages) 112 0 0.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing