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ERIC Number: EJ118125
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Publication Date: 1975
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The Limitation of Human Population: A Natural History
Dumond, Don E.
Science, 187, 4178, 713-721, Feb 75
Suggests that overproduction of offspring by early human populations would have tended to work to the selective disadvantage of the entire society. Decisions regarding population limitations have been highly personal ones based on the amount of short run effort that individuals were able and willing to invest in each child. (GS)
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