Identify and explain two responsibilities that you think governments have with respect to population growth.
geography-please help!! - Ms. Sue, Monday, November 10, 2008 at 9:35pm
Governments can legitimately limit immigration.
Governments also have a responsibility to see that its citizens receive good health care so that more people live longer.
But -- do governments have the right to limit the number of children a family has?
China's one-child per family policy was effective in curbing its population growth, but it was abhorrent to many people.
What do you think?
geography-please help!! - rebecca, Monday, November 10, 2008 at 9:43pm
I think on one hand, it was a good solution because it would help stop population growth, but on the other hand the people in china didn't like this new rule so im sot of in the middle.
geography-please help!! - Ms. Sue, Monday, November 10, 2008 at 9:47pm
Welcome to the real world! :-)
Sometimes solutions to real problems create more problems. Often there are no "good" answers, but "better" and "worse" answers.
In China's case, its one-child policy undoubtedly helped the majority of people prosper while it took away freedoms from would-be parents.
geography-please help!! - dbo, Monday, May 16, 2011 at 12:47pm
Governments that are not comfortable with the influence of outside cultures on their population encourage