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David Harvey’s Population-Resource Analysis

David Harvey’s Population-Resource Analysis. Malthus: Population-Resource Analysis. “over”population: but which groups are in “excess”?. Malthus: Population-Resource Analysis. Malthus: Population-Resource Analysis.

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David Harvey’s Population-Resource Analysis

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  1. David Harvey’s Population-Resource Analysis

  2. Malthus: Population-Resource Analysis

  3. “over”population: but which groups are in “excess”? Malthus: Population-Resource Analysis

  4. Malthus: Population-Resource Analysis 11th Duke of Devonshire. The Duke’s Chatsworth manor house consists 297 rooms, 112 fireplaces, 56 loos (toilets), and 2,084 light bulbs. The beautiful house is stacked with books, paintings, and sculpture collected for 450 years. He also owns another 40,000 acres, including Bolton Abbey, the most romantic ruin in Yorkshire; Lismore Castle in Ireland; a chunk of the West End in London; and a goodly extent of Eastbourne, a shabbily genteel resort on the Sussex coast. Unable to pay his bills in the 1950s, the duke opened his estates to the public. By 2002, Chatsworth was bringing in 500,000 visitors a year and making a profit. The Chatsworth staff, more than 600 of them, all of whom felt he had known and respected them, put on their uniforms and lined the road that led through the deer park to Edensor (see photo). Source: The Economist, 13 May 2004.

  5. Malthus: Population-Resource Analysis

  6. Ricardo: Population-Resource Analysis

  7. Ricardo: Population-Resource Analysis

  8. Ricardo: Population-Resource Analysis

  9. Ricardo: Population-Resource Analysis From 1880s to 1930s, the shift in the world’s economy from Western Europe to the USA resulted in the greatest transfer of art: Old Master paintings, Chinese porcelain, furniture, altar pieces, books, manuscripts, clocks, and carpets. The European elites sold; the USA wealthy bought. For example, when John Pierpont Morgan died in 1913, his art collection was valued at $60 million; today, it would be in the billions.

  10. Marx: Population-Resource Analysis

  11. Marx: Population-Resource Analysis

  12. Marx: Population-Resource Analysis

  13. Marx: Population-Resource Analysis How do these three perspectives inform population-resource relationships?

  14. Alternative Population-Resource Relationships • Several alternative changes in population-resource relationships result from the above statement: • change the ends we have in mind and the social organization • change our technical and cultural appraisals of nature • change our views of the things to which we are accustomed • or alter our population numbers! “There are too many people in the world because the particular ends we have in view and the materials available from nature, that we have the will and the way to use, are not sufficient to provide us with those things to which we are accustomed.”

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