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Population Policy
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Population policy comes into play when population growth becomes a problem. This is especially the case when food production does not keep pace with this growth or when it is accompanied by greater consumption of natural resources and discharge of pollutants into the natural environment than is compatible with the goal of a “sustainable” economy (Sustainability). In the most general sense, the concept of “sustainable development” implies that that the needs of the present be satis…

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Sautter, Hermann, “Population Policy”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 02 December 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_01913>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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