Soc Change Jan 11

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Soc Change Jan 11
Due to birthrate canadas population would be declining if no immigration we are consuming too much.
Issues of inequality of resources
access to contraception and abortion
needs, greeds and wants
main target of population control is 3rd world women
Thomas Malthus
- urge to reproduce, ability to control sexual passion which leads to birth
- people need food to survive, land, social organization
- the more ppl there are, more resources required, population growth will outweigh the amount of available food
- people increase geometrically while food increases arithmetically
- he did not realise capacity for production or the increase in economics and immigration
Positive and Preventative checks
- positive increase in death war, famine ect
- preventive reduce births, abstinence and late marriage
relationship between number of births and industrialization
Sterilia vs Fertilia
-both highly populated countries there were no diffs in development from india (sterilized men)
fertilia - india
sterilia - communist china
pg134-135 robbins why no diff
5 reasons
- argues that we manage to produce enough resources to sustain
-malthus and others seem to only see ppl as consumers rather than also producers
-economies of scale - ie 2 small towns build a road between them is an expense no matter what the population
need is the mother of invention
Educated girls marry later and have less children
lower mortality rate of babies
effects of educated girls on society
-decrease pregnancy
-increase education of children
-more educated members of society
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Due to birthrate canadas population would be declining if no immigration we are consuming too much. Issues of inequality of resources access to contraception and abortion needs, greeds and wants main target of population control is 3rd world women. Urge to reproduce, ability to control sexual passion which leads to birth. People need food to survive, land, social organization. The more ppl there are, more resources required, population growth will outweigh the amount of available food. People increase geometrically while food increases arithmetically. He did not realise capacity for production or the increase in economics and immigration. Positive increase in death war, famine ect. Preventive reduce births, abstinence and late marriage relationship between number of births and industrialization. Both highly populated countries there were no diffs in development from india (sterilized men) fertilia - india sterilia - communist china pg134-135 robbins why no diff. Argues that we manage to produce enough resources to sustain.

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