Part I: A DEMOGRAPHIC PERSPECTIVE. 1. Introduction to Demography. 2. Global Population Trends. 3. Demographic Perspectives. 4. Demographic Data. Part II: POPULATION PROCESSES. 5. The Health and Mortality Transition. 6. The Fertility Transition. 7. The Migration Transition. Part III: POPULATION STRUCTURE AND CHARACTERISTICS. 8. The Age Transition. 9. The Urban Transition. 10. The Family and Household Transition. Part IV: USING THE DEMOGRAPHIC PERSPECTIVE. 11. Population and Sustainability. 12. What Lies Ahead?
John R. Weeks is Professor of Geography in the Geography Department at San Diego State University. His current research includes applications of remote sensing and GIS to analyze fertility in Arab nations, demography of the U.S.-Mexico border region, and geodemography of crime.