SOC101 Ch 15
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SOC101 Ch 15
Sociology Vocabulary 15
Vocabulary terms from sociology textbook chapter 15
Crude Birth Rate
the number of live births per 1,000 people in a population in a given year.
Crude Death Rate
the number of deaths per 1,000 people in a population in a given year.
the process by which some societies have moved from high birth rates and death rates to relatively low birth rates and death rates as a result of technological development.
a subfield of sociology that examines population size, composition, and distribution.
the actual level of childbearing for an individual or a population.
the process by which members of the middle and upper-middle classes, especially whites, move into a central-city area and renovate existing properties.
the process by which a new category of people or type of land use arrives in an area previously occupied by another group or land use.
the movement of people from one geographic area to another for the purpose of changing residency.
the incidence of death in a population.
the biological and social characteristics of a population, including age, sex, race, marital status, education, occupation, income, and size of household.
a graphic representation of the distribution of a population by sex and age.
a term used by demographers to denote the number of males for every hundred females in a given population.
the process by which a new category of people or type of land use gradually predominates in an area formerly dominated by another group or activity.
Zero Population Growth
the point at which no population increase occurs from year to year.