Unformatted text preview: 3 - pop growth is a non-issue, and what is really needed is more economic and social development 4 - some add a fourth - population is in decline, so it is the almost the opposite of #1 (overall US perspective) Laissez-Faire perspective = let individuals decide a related issue on population: Cultural Genocide: Rwanda, Darfur; Guatemala; Holocaust; Bosnia & other ethnic (cleansing) wars a related issue: Population Ethics - can a government of an overpopulated country (think China) coerce a woman to have an abortion? Individual vs. Society? who decides? Population & Business issues: Range & Threshold Also, business forcasting - social security paid to retirees; who are the Baby Boomers, and what are their demands/needs? Politics: You tell me what's going on out there. Who's saying what about whom? And how is the demographics of an aging America making changes? Labor Force Issues Education & School Enrollment Issues...
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- Fall '09
- Demography, Population ethics, Pop Growth, projection vs prediction