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Malthusian Theory and Demographic Transition Theory

Malthusian Theory and Demographic Transition Theory

Author: Sadie Pendaz
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This lesson will compare and contrast the Malthusian theory and the demographic transition theory.

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TERMS TO KNOW
  • Malthusian Theory

    A theory of population growth that argues that rapid population growth increases would outpace food production leading to social chaos.

  • Population Pyramid

    This pyramid graphically represents a population broken down by age and sex.

  • Sex-ratio

    A way to express the number of males relative to the number of females in a population.

  • Demographic Transition Theory

    A theory of population growth that argues that population growth varies as society progresses technologically.