Theory of Demography (2013D11I8)
- Level of study PhD academic studies
Ph.D. Aleksandar Knežević
Ph.D. Vera Gligorijević
Ph.D. Danica Šantić
- Subject status: elective
- ECTS: 8
- Semester: I
- Number of classes: 4
Mastering the epistemology of modern demography.
Students need to master modern theories, methods and models in the field of demography.
Doctrines and theories in demography; Growth limits and population optimization issues; Theories of demographic transition; Methods of estimation, projection and population forecasting; Sources of population data and methodological problems of comparability of data sources; Methodology of migration research - problems of traditional and contemporary migration of the population (economic migration, forced migration, daily migration systems, seasonal population movements, etc.); Differentiation of social mobility of the population; Types of regional growth and modern tendencies in concentration and dispersion of the population; Economic development and population; Ethnicity theories and differentiation of components of demographic development by ethno-demographic systems.
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