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neomalthusianism, malthusianism
A doctrine which advocates birth control, abortion, and sterilization, together or separately, in order to curb population growth.

Based on the theory that population increases faster than food supplies and is checked only by famine, disease, and war. Named for Thomas Robert Malthus, an English political economist, 1766-1834.

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