Synopses & Reviews
This compact and accessible core text offers a comprehensive, issue-oriented introduction to population geography. Providing a set of functional tools and techniques for studying population geography, K. Bruce Newbold explores real-world issues such as fertility, mortality, and immigration. He highlights the geographical perspective_with its ability to provide powerful insights and bridge disparate issues_by emphasizing the role of space and place, location, regional differences, and diffusion. Arguing that an understanding of population is essential to prepare for the future, this cogent text will provide upper-division undergraduates with a thorough grasp of the fundamentals of the field.