author={W. Thompson},
  journal={American Journal of Sociology},
  pages={959 - 975}
  • W. Thompson
  • American Journal of Sociology
  • There are three types of countries in the world today as regards their population growth. Group A.-These countries have a very rapidly declining birth-rate, and although their death-rates are low their rates of natural increase are declining and they are rapidly approaching a stationary or decreasing population because of the general practice of conception control. Group B.-Birth-rates are coming under control in these countries, but rather slowly. Death-rates are declining more rapidly than… CONTINUE READING