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SO326 Schedule 2012/13

MODULE TOPICS

Term 1:

(WEEK 1: WARM-UP TASKS)

WEEK 2: INTRODUCTION / DEMOGRAPHIC DATA AND METHODS

WEEK 3: MORTALITY SINCE THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

WEEK 4: FERTILITY SINCE THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

WEEK 5: MARRIAGE, THE FAMILY AND POPULATION GROWTH SINCE THE 17th CENTURY

WEEK 6: MARITAL FORMATION I: WHEN AND IF? (COHABITATION)

WEEK 7: MARITAL FORMATION II: WHOM (HOMOGAMY)

WEEK 8: FERTILITY I: TIMING/SPACING/NUMBERS (CHILDLESSNESS)

WEEK 9: TEENAGE PREGNANCY

WEEK 10: MARRIAGE AND FAMILY CHANGE: THEORIES, CRITIQUES AND DEFENCES

Term 2:

WEEK 11: CONTEMPORARY MARRIAGE: IDEOLOGIES, PROBLEMS AND INTERVENTIONS

WEEK 12: DIVORCE

WEEK 13: LONE PARENTS AND THEIR FAMILIES/THE FORMERLY MARRIED

WEEK 14: STEPFAMILIES

WEEK 15: INTERNAL MIGRATION (BRITAIN)

WEEK 16: READING WEEK (INCLUDING PREPARATION FOR NEXT TWO TOPICS)

WEEK 17: LESS-DEVELOPED COUNTRIES : MORTALITY AND FERTILITY

WEEK 18: POPULATION POLICIES - ESPECIALLY IN RELATION TO LESS-DEVELOPED COUNTRIES (LDCs)

WEEK 19: MORTALITY: SUICIDE AND LUNG CANCER

WEEK 20: POPULATION CHANGE AND POLICY: THE AGEING POPULATION