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Miracle or Malthus?

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Some Africans think they face demographic disaster, others that they could reap a demographic dividend. They will get either?


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Thomas Malthus and Population Growth

Learn more: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=r1ywppAJ1xs Thomas Malthus's views on population. Malthusian limits.

 

This is a succinct (but not perfect) summary of Malthusian ideas on population.  What do you think of his ideas?  Any specific parts of his theory that you agree with?  Do you disagree with some of his ideas?  What did history have to say about it?  

 

Tags: Demographics, population, models, APHG,  unit 2 population. 


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Unit 2

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A little overview of Malthus's theory on population. 

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U.S. Birth Rate Hits Record Low

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The U.S.birth rate dropped to its lowest level in more than 90 years, led by a drop among immigrants, according to a report of 2011 data released Thursday by the Pew Research Center.  (RT @nationaljournal: U.S.birthrate hits record low
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malthus.pdf

An Essay on the Principle of Population (Author: Thomas Malthus), as it...


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Population growth weighs on world's resources - Boston Globe

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Population growth weighs on world's resourcesBoston GlobeThe front-page story “Bipartisan steps urged on climate change policy” (Nov. 19) includes myriad solutions to slow down global warming. The problem is, it is too little, too late.
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