Essays Tagged: "Population growth"

Democracy in Ancient Greece

he democracy that the Greeks came up with was based on two important factors. The first one was the population growth in Athens grew at a very fast rate. The second was the advocating of political, ec ...

(3 pages) 130 1 3.6 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

The threat of islamic terrorism after Sept 11

ries of problems was created, like ethnic conflicts, weapons proliferation, environmental problems, population growth, drug trafficking, and terrorism. Terrorism, as defined by Title 22 of the United ... the random nature by which innocent civilian are killed evokes a deep fear and insecurity upon the population. This form of terrorism was successfully used to target tourism and the economy of Egypt ...

(10 pages) 979 3 3.8 Feb/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

The Automobile's Role in Pollution

llution released in the modern day United States, specifically in its larger cities. Industrial and population growth have added to pollution deriving from man-made goods. Today's major contributor of ... e levels exceeded the Federal air quality standard in 20 cities through the United States where the population is over fourteen million people. In total, transportation accounts for two-thirds of atmo ...

(17 pages) 578 0 4.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Entertainment in Milwaukee and its Effect on Urban Areas

estivals and its variety of entertainment spectacles.Milwaukee is the largest city in Wisconsin. Itspopulation is 628,088 and has a population density of 6,543persons per square mile. In 1995 the popu ...

(4 pages) 83 0 4.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

We have an environmental crisis because we have a people crisis

'We have an environmental crisis because we have a people crisis - a crisis of population growth, of wasteful consumption of resources, and a crisis of apathy and inaction.'An env ... A people crisis is an emergency with the community that inhabits the world environment. A crisis of population growth is a turning point where the environment can no longer sustain the amounts of peop ... cause we have a people crisis is validbecause our environmental problems have largely resulted from population growth, which has lead to apathy and inaction with regard to the wasteful consumption of ...

(6 pages) 226 0 4.6 Apr/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

World Demographic Development (and Food Supply)

utionsThe two changes in the use of the earth's resources that had the greatest effect on the world population werethe neolithic and the industrial revolutions.The neolithic revolution (a.k.a. agricul ... tion of these societies.Improved conditions of life led to somewhat longer life spans. Nevertheless population growth remained lowdue to high infant mortality rates. The impact of the neolithic revolu ...

(7 pages) 188 0 4.3 Jan/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Third World Countries

sources and bibliographies. Outstanding. Only one main comment... use more of my own opinion.World PopulationHuman population has grown more rapidly during the last century than it ever has before. T ... ly on our age structure, survivorship, and fertility rates. All growing countries have slow growing populations. It is the countries with fast population growth that are suffering from rapid environme ...

(5 pages) 202 1 4.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Clinton on Issues

utional right to choose. I have gotten the United States back into the effort to control world wide population growth, which is an important human issue, not through abortion, but through basic contra ...

(3 pages) 48 0 5.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Obstacle to Development

high inequality, poor health and inadequate education.2. Low levels of productivity.3 High rates of population growth and Dependency Burdens.4. High levels of Unemployment and Underemployment.5. Signi ... tion and training and have morehigh tech machinery to increase in the productivity.The high rate of population growth is the third obstacle toward development. Thebirth rate in the third would country ...

(5 pages) 144 0 4.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Clinton on Issues

utional right to choose. I have gotten the United States back into the effort to control world wide population growth, which is an important human issue, not through abortion, but through basic contra ...

(3 pages) 49 0 2.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

Overpopulation

OverpopulationOverpopulation has been recognized as a problem since the late eighteenth century. In the ... ry, William Stanley Jevrons showed that the rate of increased energy consumption was exponential to population growth. In effect, energy consumption is an exponential rate of an exponential rate. Curr ... t and other habitats. We need to breathe clean air and not worry about pesticides or pollution. Overpopulation causes problems in the economy, increases in numbers of people, and technology.Our econom ...

(3 pages) 149 0 3.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Cultural Diversity in Local Politics

years have been extraordinary, both in scope and diversity.The area has witnessed a literal boom in population growth, increasing from 7 million in 1970 to 8.8 million in 1990. (US Bureau of the Censu ... (US Bureau of the Census) However, it is the dramatic change in ethnic and racial diversity of the population which has caught most observers attention.Los Angeles has taken on a new form in terms of ...

(14 pages) 355 0 4.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Thomas Robert Malthus and The Industrial Revolution A historical biography that also explains how Thomas Malthus impacted the Industrial Revolution in England.

y," Robert resolved to write his opinions and ideas on paper. Resulting in his theory of Malthusian population.This result came during the Industrial Revolution in Great Britain when the population gr ... e preaching their faith in man, Robert, being a realist replied with, "An Essay on the Principle of Population as it effects the Future Improvement on Society, with Remarks on the Speculation of and o ...

(1 pages) 122 0 4.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Population Control in Southeast Asia

Population Control in Southeast AsiaGovernments everywhere are concerned with the rapidly changing s ... rnments everywhere are concerned with the rapidly changing spatial distribution and growth of their populations, as people move to take advantage of different opportunities or are forced out of tradit ... ions or places of residence by changing conditions. Research into areas such as connections between population growth and development is still at its early stages. The relevance of this research for p ...

(2 pages) 67 0 4.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Country study of Egypt.

ptember 11th for Egypt and the Middle East.1 History and political situation.1.1 BackgroundFactsheetPOPULATION 65.3m (2001)POPULATION GROWTH 1.95% (average, 1997-2001)LAND AREA 1m sq kmFISCAL YEAR Sta ... the time-honored place of the Nile river in the agriculture and ecology of Egypt. A rapidly growing population (the largest in the Arab world), limited arable land, and dependence on the Nile all cont ...

(11 pages) 230 0 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Discuss the causes of high rates of population growth

After growing very slowly for most of human history, the world's population more than doubled in the last half century, crossing the six billion mark in late 1999. F ... an doubled in the last half century, crossing the six billion mark in late 1999. Furthermore, world population is still increasing by about 78 million people a year, despite the trend worldwide toward ... sing by about 78 million people a year, despite the trend worldwide towards smaller families. Total population size is likely to continue to grow for at least the next 40 years and by at least another ...

(6 pages) 260 0 4.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

China's one child policy.

The huge population growth over the past few decades has been a cause for concern globally. However, few coun ... been a cause for concern globally. However, few countries have responded in the way China has. The population has put a tension on the limited resources of china. Many people are moving to the cities ... china. Many people are moving to the cities, leaving less people to farm the land. Not only is the population increasing, people are living longer, due to better acts in medicines. The population of ...

(10 pages) 530 3 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Will the World Be Able to Feed Itself in the Foreseeable Future?

imon, author of The Ultimate Resource, and David Pimentel et al., authors of the article "Impact of Population Growth on Food Supplies and Environment". The debate centers on the question: "Will the W ... g developed, the world will easily be able to feed itself, regardless of the increasing size of its population. He explains how food production adheres to the law of supply and demand: an increase in ...

(5 pages) 68 0 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

THis essay pertains to the effects of our economy, if we do not take affirmative action to help minorites gain college educations.

mic trend. However, the problem is finding a way to encourage a larger representation of our Latino population to attain a higher education, because in twenty years they will account for over 50% of T ... his information contradicts the reason I am writing this paper. Without having the actual projected population numbers for 2040, I am offering this theory for my paper: (The total population growth of ...

(6 pages) 99 0 1.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

This is an Essay that could be no longer than a page that describes the way they are controlling the population in China and briefly how it affects the rest of the world!

China: A Look at the Way They Control PopulationChina, a country located in Eastern Asia has controls on population growth that are increa ... n Eastern Asia has controls on population growth that are increasingly unreal. In July of 2003, the population was estimated to be 1,286,975,468, and climbing. The population of China can be broken up ... 954,643; female 50,431,574). -CIA World Factbook. The way China is addressing its huge explosion of population growth, by only allowing two children per family, at least one hopefully male, is morally ...

(2 pages) 70 1 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology