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2. Viewpoints on population are split into 'Pessimistic' and 'Optimistic'. Which of the following supports the Optimistic approach?

  • Julian Simon , Esther Boserup and the development of food supply to keep up with demand eg GM crops
  • Paul Ehrlich, Club of Rome and the 'Neo- Malthusians'.
  • Charles Wainwright , Julian Simon , Paul Ehrlich and a 'population cap.'

3. Name the 5 stages of the DTM.

  • High flucutating / Early expanding / late expanding / low fluctuating / decline
  • High fluctuating / rapid expansion / low fluctuating / slow expansion / decline
  • High expansion / low expansion / low fluctuating / slow fluctuating / decline

4. Migration can influence population. Name our Case study areas that investigate this issue.

  • Isle of Purbeck, Dorset (decline) and Southampton (growth)
  • Barra , Scotland (experiencing decline) and Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania (experiencing rapid growth)
  • Rusholme ,Manchester (decline) and Didsbury, Manchester (growth)

5. What is counter-urbanisation?

  • the expansion of large cities outwards
  • people leaving a city and moving towards suburbs / rural - urban fringe.
  • people leaving a city temporarily.


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