Changing things would allow more opportunities within the economy for growth in

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lower income areas to turn to crime and violence. Changing things would allow more opportunities within the economy for growth in farmlands, less pollution, lower crime rates, and better housing options. When considering future options for the growing population there are a few ways that could benefit society in a positive way. Zero population growth (ZPG) means that birth and death rates are close to equal which produces a zero rate of natural increase (Sullivan. 2016). The United States is close to reaching ZPG but there are many other countries who are not close to that goal which produces some of the global urbanization problems. Family planning, economic developments, and incentives could help to propel the world into being more aware of the population growth and urbanization problems. The problems that arise with the larger populations there are now government assistance programs that allow those that are lower income to receive housing, food, and healthcare but, the problem with these programs is that it makes it easier for more and more people to be less motivated to find work and just live off those that do make money. They are funded mostly from the taxes that working citizens must pay and it can create hostility among the working class and lower class. 2
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Urbanization can be linked with Industrialization and Immigration because more people now know how to cultivate their own agriculture and the inventions of machines creating factory work (“Urbanization in America.” n.d). People have also immigrated her in search of the American dream which allows you to have the big house and white picket fence, so to speak. Growing communities in the U.S. also means that houses in the suburbs had back yards for kids to play in but it also allows a division between middle and lower classes. The wealthier neighborhoods had homes more spread out with big yards and children were able to play together. With the lower-class neighborhoods homes were more rundown or smaller with many people living under one roof, this is usually relatable with minority groups. According to modern-day functionalist population growth becomes a problem in the terms of the relationship between uncontrolled population growth and the available resources. It also becomes a problem
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