Sustainable population growth
Published Online: 4 FEB 2013
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The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration
How to Cite
Zoomers, A. 2013. Sustainable population growth. The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration. .
- Published Online: 4 FEB 2013
This essay analyzes “sustainable population growth and migration” in relation to the aim of achieving sustainable development. It is striking that in sustainability debates much attention is given to “population growth” and “overpopulation,” while issues such as aging, urbanization, and migration are neglected. What are the implications of these demographic trends for sustainable development? Given current globalization processes, how should we deal with concepts such as “carrying capacity” of regions?
- sustainable development;
- social change;