About the Book :
The spatial distribution of population on the earth's surface is the subject matter of geography, but various other disciplines are also concerned with the subject, because man and the environment form the central theme around which revolves Sociology, Economics, Human Genetics, Anthropology, Psychology and Demography. This book deals with the meaning and scope of population studies, the conceptual development, growth and distribution of population besides several demographic attributes such as migration, age and sex, morality, fertility and population estimates. At the end of the book methodological treatment about symbolizing and representing population data in various cartographic forms has been given. Hence this book is useful for higher degree students, demographers, sociologists, economists as well as geographers.
About Author :
R.B. Mandal is currently teaching geography at R.D. & D.J. College, Munger (Bihar). Earlier he had taught in the University of Dar es Salam, Tanzania. He has dozens of research papers and number of books to his credit.
Joseph Uyanga is currently teaching geography in the University to Calabar, Nigeria. He is an Australian trained geographer, having dozens of research papers to his credit.
Hanuman Prasad is currently teaching geography at D.A.V. Post Graduate College Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh. He has a number of research papers to his credit.