neo-Malthusianism
noun see neo-Malthusian

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Neo-Malthusianism — is a set of doctrines derived from Thomas Malthus s theory that limited resources keep populations in check and reduce economic growth. A current proponent of Neo Malthusianism is the Club of Rome. Fact|date=October 2008Malthus believed… …   Wikipedia

  • Neo-Malthusianism — Neo Malthusian Ne o Mal*thu sian, a. Designating, or pertaining to, a group of modern economists who hold to the Malthusianism doctrine that permanent betterment of the general standard of living is impossible without decrease of competition by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • neo-malthusianism — |nē(ˌ)ō+ noun Usage: often capitalized N & usually capitalized M : neo Malthusian views or beliefs …   Useful english dictionary

  • Neo-Malthusianism — Ne·o Mal·thu·sian·ism (nē ō măl tho͞oʹzhə nĭz əm, môl ) n. A doctrine advocating control of population growth.   Ne o Mal·thuʹsian adj. & n. * * * …   Universalium

  • Neo-Malthusianism —   a contentious school which holds that Mathus theory of population dynamics is correct and that modern contraceptive technology and widespread acceptance of abortion are examples of preventative checks to population growth …   Geography glossary

  • Malthusianism — refers primarily to ideas derived from the political/economic thought of Reverend Thomas Robert Malthus, as laid out initially in his 1798 writings, An Essay on the Principle of Population, which describes how unchecked population growth is… …   Wikipedia

  • neo-Malthusian — adjective Date: 1896 advocating control of population growth (as by contraception) • neo Malthusian noun • neo Malthusianism noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Neo-Malthusian — See Neo Malthusianism. * * * …   Universalium

  • Neo-Malthusian — Ne o Mal*thu sian, a. Designating, or pertaining to, a group of modern economists who hold to the Malthusianism doctrine that permanent betterment of the general standard of living is impossible without decrease of competition by limitation of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Neo-Malthusian — Ne o Mal*thu sian, a. Designating, or pertaining to, a group of modern economists who hold to the Malthusianism doctrine that permanent betterment of the general standard of living is impossible without decrease of competition by limitation of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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