The Population, Mortality, And Migration Essay

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C. To begin, the three demographic variables include fertility, mortality, and migration. These variables are used to “project the future of populations”, as stated by Henslin. First, fertility is defined as the number of children that and women bears. The overall fertility rate in the world happens to be 2.5. Demographers observe the government’s records of birth in order to figure out the fertility rate. With that being said, women give birth to more or fewer children depending on the country they live in. Next, mortality is measured by the crude death rate and the annual number of deaths per 1,000 individuals. This results in higher extremes compared to the extremes of birth rate. Some countries have higher or lower death rates, based on extremes. Lastly, migration is the difference between the amount of immigrants and the amount of emigrants per 1,000 people in a country. This particular variable does not affect the global population because it only measures the amount of people moving residencies.

D. To start, prejudice is defined as an attitude or prejudging, usually in a negative way. Although, prejudice is usually negative, there is also positive prejudice. On the other hand, discrimination is defined as an act of unfair treatment directed against an individual or a group. People can discriminate based on aspects such as: age, sex, skin color, education, marital status, and more. With that being said, discrimination can be a result of prejudice. It is possible for…

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