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Population, theory and policy

discussions by faculty members of the three University of Illinois campuses and their guests at the Conference on Population, April 20-21, 1979, at the Harrison Conference Center, Lake Bluff, Illinois

by Conference on Population (1979 Lake Bluff, Ill.)

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Published by University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Population -- Congresses.,
  • Population policy -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Robert Schoen and David Landman.
    ContributionsSchoen, Robert., Landman, David, 1917-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB849 .C583 1979
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 88 p. ;
    Number of Pages88
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3508355M
    LC Control Number82050790

    In the very long-run, population growth has been accelerating, not decelerating; the positive relationship is compatible with the KSB view and incompatible with the MEB view. In the last period population growth has been decelerating;however this is due to falling birth rates, not to to increasing death rates, as the Malthusian theory would. Thomas Robert Malthus was the first economist proposed a systematic theory of population he articulated his views in his book 'Essay on the Principle of Population’ (). Malthus proposed the principle that human populations grow exponentially (i.e. doubling with each cycle) while food production grows at an arithmetic rate (i.e. by the.

    Below we will look at four theories about population that inform sociological thought: Malthusian, zero population growth, cornucopian, and demographic transition theories. Malthusian Theory Thomas Malthus (–) was an English clergyman who made dire predictions about earth’s ability to sustain its growing population. Population and the environment affect each other. Normal population growth is essential for any society, but population growth that is too great or too little leads to various problems. Environmental problems are to be expected in an industrial society, but severe environmental problems are dysfunctional. Conflict theory.

    “The book is a welcome addition to the literature on population policy. the author has written an informative survey of a complex, multidimensional topic. It is especially useful for those who want a concise overview of diverse population policies in many parts of the world including their origin, evolution, and, to a lesser extent Reviews: 2. Books shelved as population: The Coming Population Crash: and Our Planet's Surprising Future by Fred Pearce, An Essay on the Principle of Population by T.


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Population, theory and policy: discussions by faculty members of the three University of Illinois campuses and their guests at the Conference on Population, April, at the Harrison Conference Center, Lake Bluff, Illinois.

[Robert Schoen, (Demographer); David Landman;].The Springer Series on Demographic Methods and Population Analysis, volume Edited by ROBERT SCHOEN. Dordrecht: Springer International Publishing.

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