Unformatted text preview: • In many countries, inheritance is left for male children only. • Male children carry on the family name. • Male children are a ready-made work force (girls may work, but once they marry, they go with their husband's family). • Male children are the social security for the elderly. D. The Emotional Conditioning of the Male In many cases large families equal status for the males. A large family is living proof of the virility of the male. E. A General Problem People act, not for the good of society, but for their own immediate needs. In order for a population policy to be effective, individuals have to be convinced that they (and their family) will benefit....
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- Fall '10
- Biology, male children, tremendous population pressures