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Comparison of Population Growth According to Marx and Malthus

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Describe Karl Marx's perspective on population growth. How does it differ from the earlier views of Thomas Malthus?

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A comparison of the views of Karl Marx and Thomas Malthus on the topic of population growth is undertaken in this response. The text contains 179 words.

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According to John R. Weeks (1999), in his Population: an Introduction to Concepts and Issues (Ch. 3, 7th ed), Karl Marx agreed with the earlier views of Thomas Malthus in that population grew out of human need to procreate. However, Marx disagreed with the Malthusian view that population ...

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