Adapting to Population Growth: The Evolutionary Alternative to Malthus
Júlíusson, Árni Daníel
- Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
(issn: 2373-7530, eissn: 2373-7530)
HC10-1085 | Economic history and conditions | Iceland | Rapa Nui | History | History (General) | Tiwanaku | Population growth | Göbekli Tepe | Farming | D1-2009 | Boserup | Cultural evolution | Malthus
A long-standing debate on the dynamics of population growth in human history has become polarized between a Malthusian stance and a Boserupian one. The former tends to view population growth as limited by carrying capacity, dependent on environment and technology, where...