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Brings in the environmental aspects centrally into demographic scholarship
Sole journal in the field
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The sole social science journal focused on interdisciplinary research on social demographic aspects of environmental issues.  The journal publishes cutting-edge research that contributes new insights on the complex, reciprocal links between human populations and the natural environment.

The journal covers important international issues and embraces all the main fields in population studies and their environmental dimensions.  Quantitative, qualitative or mixed methods contributions are welcome.

Disciplines commonly represented include demography, geography, sociology, human ecology, environmental economics, public health, anthropology and environmental studies. Examples of relevant topics include:

Fertility and land availability, tenure systems * Mortality or morbidity and environmental, pollutant exposures * Migration and natural resource decline * Health, well being and environmental implications of development * Social stratification and natural hazards * Quality of life and environmental amenities * Population redistribution and land use change * Population composition and energy consumption * Urbanization’s impact on environment and human health * Gender and environmental concern * Disease patterns and climate change * demographic aspects of consumption-environment linkages.

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Marzo 1995
Rwanda

The paper first describes the interactions between population growth, land use, and environment in Rwanda, a small, densely populated landlocked nation in the East-African Great Lakes region. These interactions are modelled using a conceptual framework applied to the neighboring Kivu region in Zaire, but adapted to the Rwandan case study.

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