Study Guide - -Explain the core of Mathuss argument and the associated concern he expresses/consequence Population has the ability to grow exponentially

Study Guide - -Explain the core of Mathuss argument and the...

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-Explain the core of Mathus’s argument and the associated concern he expresses/consequence. Population has the ability to grow exponentially, however resources cannot, because the amount of resources is capped. Resource depletion can lead to poverty, hunger, and environmental degradation. -How does contemporary Europe support or undermine Malthus’s argument? Contemporary Europe undermines Malthus’s argument because Europe does not experience hunger, poverty, or environmental degradation because of their ability to import resources from other places outside of Europe. -Indicate 2 components of population policies that were enacted in Kerala, India in order to slow down population growth? One component was that the government began to invest in education for women. Another component was that the government began to enact healthcare in poor areas. -Name 2 countries that fit the 5 th stage of the Demographic Transition Model. Japan and Italy -Based of “Greed for Feed,” discuss if farming is cheap or not, why, and for who and where. Farming is both cheap and not cheap, depending on which part of the globe you are in. For people who buy it in stores in the global north, it is cheap. For people who deal with the environmental effects of the farming in the global south, it is not cheap. -Indicate in percentages the population size and consumption in the US relative to global.
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  • Spring '13
  • AllisonHayes-Conroy
  • Test 1 Of 3 Study Guide, World population, Environmental Degradation, Malthusian catastrophe, strict population control

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