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what is mathus population growth theory?

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    "1.subsistence severely limits population-level 2.when the means of subsistence increases, population increases 3.population-pressures stimulate increases in productivity 4.increases in productivity stimulate further population-growth 5.because productivity increases cannot maintain the potential rate of population growth, population requires strong checks to keep parity with the carrying-capacity 6. individual cost/benefit decisions regarding sex, work, and children determine the expansion or contraction of population and production 7.checks will come into operation as population exceeds subsistence-level 8.he nature of these checks will have significant effect on the larger sociocultural system—Malthus points specifically to misery, vice, and poverty" ~ Wikipedia

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