Learning Objectives

13.1 illustrate the pattern of the world’s population growth over time.

13.2 Give examples of institutional infl uences on fertility, mortality, and migration.

13.3 Describe individual decisions that affect population patterns.

13.4 Discuss national and global urbanization trends.

13.5 explain why moving from rural to urban settings can lead to anomie.

13.6 explain three major environmental problems facing urban areas in the Global South.

13.7 Describe how climate change is a global issue.