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Faculty of Political Science
INTERNATIONAL POLITICS AND DIPLOMACY
Course unit
POPULATION THEORIES
SP03111517, A.A. 2011/12

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2011/12

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
INTERNATIONAL POLITICS AND DIPLOMACY
SP1426, Degree course structure A.Y. 2008/09, A.Y. 2011/12
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination POPULATION THEORIES
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
Teacher in charge GIANPIERO DALLA ZUANNA SECS-S/04

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Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge Degree course code
SP03111517 POPULATION THEORIES GIANPIERO DALLA ZUANNA SP1423

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Optional SECS-S/04 Demographics 6.0

Course unit organization
Period First semester
Year Student choice

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 6.0 45 105.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 26/09/2011
End of activities 28/01/2012
Show course schedule 2018/19 Reg.2008 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
4 2015/16 01/10/2010 30/11/2016 TANTURRI MARIA LETIZIA (Presidente)
BOCCUZZO GIOVANNA (Membro Effettivo)
MAZZUCO STEFANO (Membro Effettivo)
ONGARO FAUSTA (Membro Effettivo)
CASTIGLIONI MARIA (Supplente)
3 2014/15 01/10/2014 30/09/2015 TANTURRI MARIA LETIZIA (Presidente)
BOCCUZZO GIOVANNA (Membro Effettivo)
MAZZUCO STEFANO (Membro Effettivo)
ONGARO FAUSTA (Membro Effettivo)
CASTIGLIONI MARIA (Supplente)
2 Commissione 2013/2014 01/10/2013 30/09/2014 TANTURRI MARIA LETIZIA (Presidente)
ONGARO FAUSTA (Membro Effettivo)
CASTIGLIONI MARIA (Supplente)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: No
Target skills and knowledge:: Knowledge of the main theories on the growth and decline of population; interconnections between demographic and socio-economic development
Course unit contents: FOR THE STUDENTS OF POLITICAL SCIENCES AND STATISTICS (6 CFU)

1. A Short Review of the Main Measures of Population Dynamics

1.1. Population Equation and Population Growth
1.2. Fertility
1.3. Mortality
1.4. Migration
1.5. Family

2. Demographic Growth: Between Choice and Constraint.
3. Land, Labor, and Population.
4. Toward Order and Efficiency: The Recent Demography of Europe and the Developed World.
5. A Focus on Fertility and Family
5.1. Fertility and Ideational Change
5.2. Lowest-Low Fertility and Strong Family Ties
5.3. Fertility and Family in the Contemporary Italy

ONLY FOR THE STUDENTS OF STATISTICS (2 CFU MORE)

6. A Research Track for Explaining the Extremely High Infant Mortality in Veneto during 1750-1850

The students of Statistics can replace this part with the participation to the Winter School on "Transition, Development and Population Change" (12-17 December, Padua).
Planned learning activities:
Textbooks: Massimo Livi Bacci, Storia minima della popolazione del mondo (capitoli 2, 3 e 4). Bologna: il Mulino, --.
Massimo Livi Bacci, A concise history of the world population. --: Wiley-Blackwell, chapters 2, 3 and 4., --.
Additional notes about suggested reading:: A dossier must be copied at Copisteria Centro Copie, via San Francesco 140 (points 1, 5 and 6 of the program)
Teaching methods:
Assessment criteria:
Further information: Giornate previste di lezione:

Ottobre: Tutti i MAR, MER e VEN da Martedì 4 a Venerdì 28

Novembre: MER 2, VEN 4, MAR 8, MER 9, VEN 11, MAR 22, MER 23, VEN 25, MAR 29, MER 30

Dicembre: VEN 2

Orario delle lezioni: MAR 12.30-14.00 Aula SC60
MER 12.30-14.00 Aula SC30
VEN 9.00-10.30 Aula SC40

Complesso di Santa Caterina - Via Cesare Battisti 241 (Facoltà di Scienze Statistiche)