Sökning: "Malthus"

Hittade 3 avhandlingar innehållade ordet Malthus.

  1. 1. Land Matters : Agrofuels, Unequal Exchange, and Appropriation of Ecological Space

    Detta är en avhandling från Human Ecology Division, Lund University

    Författare :Kenneth Hermele; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2012]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Land; Agrofuels; Ecologically unequal exchange; Environmental load displacement; Land grabbing; Malthus; Brazil; Ethanol; Resource wars; Land Use change; Indirect land use change;

    Sammanfattning : As a global society we are entering an era where land areas and land-based resources are coming to the fore once again for capital accumulation and economic growth, for the first time since the end of the 18th century when Malthus forecasted a contradiction between population growth and agricultural output. That constraint on economic growth, imposed by limited land areas, was overcome by the combination of fossil fuels (coal, oil) and appropriation of space overseas (colonialism, trade). LÄS MER

  2. 2. Making the Most of It? Understanding the social and productive dynamics of small farmers in semi-arid Iringa, Tanzania

    Detta är en avhandling från Department of Sociology, Lund University

    Författare :Peter Gregersen; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2003]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social changes; Malthus; Boserup; Tanzania; semi-arid Africa; Iringa; conservation; sustainability; soil fertility; degradation; population; Matthew principle; social differentiation; farmerisation; de-peasantisation; livelihood diversification; rural change; agrarian change; agricultural change; small farmers; dynamics; theory of social work; Sociala förändringar; teorier om socialt arbete;

    Sammanfattning : While much of semi-arid Africa is still sparsely populated with unused land, there are everywhere pockets of high and increasing population density in attractive locations. Small-scale farmers can respond to beginning land-scarcity in a number of ways. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Scarcity, Abundance and Sufficiency: Contributions to Social and Economic Theory

    Detta är en avhandling från Department of Sociology, Lund University

    Författare :Adel Daoud; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economics; sociology; scarcity; abundance; sufficiency;

    Sammanfattning : Economic sociology has established itself as a strong and vibrant field in the social sciences. A number of significant studies have been conducted on the relation between the economy and society: on firms, markets, networks, money, and general action theory. But little has been done on the issues of scarcity, abundance, and sufficiency (SAS). LÄS MER