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neo-Malthusianism Line breaks: neo-Malthu¦sian¦ism
Pronunciation: /ˌniːəʊmalˈθjuːzɪənɪz(ə)m/

Definition of neo-Malthusianism in English:


[mass noun]
The view that the rate of increase of a population should be controlled.
Example sentences
  • Its authors focus attention on three paradigms that have dominated research and interpretation in the past century: neo-Malthusianism; Marxism; and commercialization.
  • These kinds of ecology, these ideas of Malthusianism, as they're called, or neo-Malthusianism, are always incompetent.
  • Unlike The Dialectics of Nature, The Concept of Nature in Marx was scripted in the context of a neo-Malthusianism arguably as intellectually and politically pervasive as the idealism which Engels had struggled against.


adjective& noun
Example sentences
  • So, the idea of sustainable development, which was developed by the neo-Malthusians, who were genocidal artists, was developed with malice aforethought.
  • Today's neo-Malthusians share the old prejudices, but in addition they harbour a powerful sense of loathing against the human species itself.
  • The late Julian Simon wrote dozens of books and articles debunking neo-Malthusians.
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