SOC 585
Population and Environment
Summer I 2006

Teaching About Research
on Population & Environment

Papers are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.  Notify the course instructor when you have selected the two articles you want to use for your lesson plan and teaching session.

The papers are assigned to the following graduate student/teachers:

Topics and Articles Graduate Student/Teacher

Demographic Issues

Topic:  Ethics

Kathy Swinney

Daniel Goodkind. 1999. Should Prenatal Sex Selection Be Restricted? Ethical Questions and Their Implications for Research and Policy. Population Studies 53(1):4961.

Topic:  Fertility    
Amy Ong Tsui. 2001. Population Policies, Family Planning Programs, and Fertility: The Record. Population and Development Review 27 (Supplement):184204.
Topic:  Mortality   Monica Rosas
James Vaupel. 2001. Demographic Insights into Longevity. Population 13(1):245259.
Topic:  Migration   Sallie Simmons
Diane C. Bates. 2002. Environmental Refugees? Classifying Human Migrations Caused by Environmental Change. Population and Environment 23(5):465477.
Topic:  Demographic Transition  

Corinne Berry

John Bongaarts and Rodolfo A. Bulatao. 1999. Completing the Demographic Transition. Population and Development Review 25(3):515529. 
Topic:  Urbanization  

Sarah Leonard

Tim Dyson. 2003. HIV/AIDS and Urbanization. Population and Development Review 29(3):427442.
Environmental Issues:
Topic:  Soils  

Sarah Leonard

Pay Drechsel, Dagmar Kunze and Frits Penning de Vries. 2001. Soil Nutrient Depletion and Population Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Malthusian Nexus? Population and Environment 22(4):411423.
Topic:  Land Use   Kathy Swinney
Paul E. Waggoner and Jesse H. Ausubel. 2001. How Much Will Feeding More and Wealthier People Encroach on Forests? Population and Development Review 27(2):239257.
Topic:  Pollution   Sallie Simmons
Kevin Riley. 2002. Motor Vehicles in China: The Impact of Demographic and Economic Changes. Population and Environment 23(5):479494.
Topic:  Energy    
Richard C. Duncan. 2001. World Energy Production, Population Growth, and the Road to the Olduvai Gorge. Population and Environment 22(5):503522.
Topic:  Natural Resources   Monica Rosas
Bonnie Kranzer. 2003. Everglades Restoration: Interactions of Population and Environment. Population and Environment 24(6):455484.
Topic:  Biodiversity   Corinne Berry
C.Y.C. Chu and R.R. Yu. 2002. Population Dynamics and the Decline of Biodiversity: A Survey of the Literature. Population and Development Review 28(Supplement):126143.

Discussion Leaders


Presentation Date

Corinne Berry

Thursday, June 22
Sarah Leonard Wednesday, June 21
Monica Rosas Thursday, June 22
Sallie Simmons Friday, June 23
Kathy Swinney Thursday, June 22