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Malthusian Idea

  • By: Martin F. Farrell
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

The Malthusian idea is a central concept in discussions about the global future of the world's population. Although thinkers in many cultures have, since antiquity, concerned themselves with questions of population dynamics and their effects on various aspects of society and ...

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