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Growth of population: consequences and controls

Conference on Population Princeton, N.J. 1968.

Growth of population: consequences and controls

proceedings.

by Conference on Population Princeton, N.J. 1968.

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Published by Gordon and Breach, Science Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Population -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution under contract with the New York Academy of Sciences. Held Sept. 27-30, 1968.

    StatementEdited by M. C. Shelesnyak.
    ContributionsShelesnyak, M. C. 1909-, Smithsonian Institution., New York Academy of Sciences.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB849 .C58 1968
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 458 p.
    Number of Pages458
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4910381M
    LC Control Number76083733

    11 Wider Consequences for U.S. Society. The effects of high rates of incarceration extend far beyond the millions of people who have served time in jail or prisons and the . In writing an editorial for this issue on mineral resources, I was immediately reminded of The Limits to Growth (Meadows et al. ), a book that I read avidly from cover to cover as a young post-doc. For anybody interested in humanity’s effect on the environment and its near-term consequences, it is still a fascinating read. The authors summarised a computer model of the likely effects of.

    Population growth varies from one group of countries to another as a result of differences in initial population size and differences in growth rates. [T]he world’s less developed countries (LDCs) constituted more than two-thirds of world population in , and LDC growth rates have been much higher than those of the world’s more.   Population growth impacts our economic future and the resources needed for sustainability. As our aging population soars, so does the need for increase medical and long-term care support. Conversely.

    Been sympathising with Thanos a bit, have we? To be honest, I think anyone with a bit of nous winds up looking at Thanos and his “wipe out half the things to preserve the rest” policy and says, “Y’know, he’s got a point ” But back to your question. Despite these criticisms, the Malthusian theory of population growth has forever made an impact on the world. It can be seen in other writing and even in pop culture.


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