Anthropological perspectives on population growth.

  title={Anthropological perspectives on population growth.},
  author={Alice Howard},
  journal={Mental health and society},
  volume={3 1-2},
Rapid population growth affects many different system levels simultaneously: the individual, the family, the community, the nation-state and the world. What may appear to be an optimal population level for one system, given certain value premises, may not be optimal for another. Anthropologists can contribute to an understanding of rapid growth by generating an appreciation for the complexity of the phenomenon, and by providing representation for a range of cultural viewpoints. This may help to… CONTINUE READING