neo-Malthusian
adjective Date: 1896 advocating control of population growth (as by contraception) • neo-Malthusian nounneo-Malthusianism noun

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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

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