College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Harriet Hartman: Professor, Sociology









Sociology for "Scientific" Eyes
Social Processes: Demography Teaching Ideas

Teaching Ideas

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  • Foreign born population in US increase
    • Studying/employment in science & engineering
      (see up-to-date statistics at, Division of Science Resource Statistics (SRS))
  • Declining fertility rate (e.g., Japan) and its consequences (summarized in Schaefer & Kassop Instructor’s Resource Manual to Accompany Schaefer’s Sociology, 7th edition, pp. 277-8. One source is M. Yanagishita, “Japan’s Declining Fertility ‘1:53’” Population Today 20, April 1992, pp3-4)
  • PPE spiral (Population, Poverty, Environmental damage)
  • “Sustainability” movement/developments

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