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1.25.11 Vulnerability model – says that people who are already poor and have little resources  are more vulnerable to catastrophes Population growth is occurring at a much higher rate in places like Asia and poorer, less  developed areas. This may be because of a lack of contraceptives or because of  cultural norms of having many children for work and daily life.  Rather than Malthusian, there are often very rational reasons at the individual level that  people decide to have kids. Thomas Malthus was an early social scientist who wrote about political economy in  Britain in the 19 th  century. Argued in  An Essay on the Principle of Population  that  population was destined to grow geometrically (exponentially), while the food supply  could only increase in a arithmetic (linear) rate. He said once there was overpopulation,  ‘population checks’ (famine, disease) would bring back the population. He wrote this 
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