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FRANCISCO, Ma.

Francesca DL
2ASN2
CHAPTER 5 : POPULATION AND DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES
SUMMARY / REACTION :
This chapter ta!s a"#$t h#% the p#p$ati#n #& a c#$ntr' a(ects
its )e*e#p+ent #r in this case S#$th Asia as a %h#e.
The %h#e %#r) $ses a,ric$t$re in #r)er &#r a c#$ntr' t#
pr#,ress an) t# )e*e#p. The %estern c#$ntries in c#+paris#n t# the
S#$th Asian c#$ntries ha*e "i,,er an)s t# c$ti*ate %hie S#$th Asian
c#$ntries ha*e ess. Th$s, "eca$se #& the s+a an) S#$th Asia nee)s
t# ten) t# +#re pe#pe are $ne+p#'e)/$n)ere+p#'e).
-#%e*er, the s+a an) &#r a,ric$t$ra p$rp#ses is n#t the #n'
ca$se #& $ne+p#'+ent an) $n)ere+p#'+ent. The "i,,est ca$se #&
these iss$es an) pr#"e+s is the increasin, p#p$ati#n #& the S#$th
Asian re,i#n. .#p$ati#n #n the #ther han) is a ,##) thin, &#r the
/estern c#$ntries &#r the' ha*e a &e% n$+"er #& p#p$ati#n s# the' )#
n#t e0perience #r ha*e ess n$+"er #& $ne+p#'+ent an)/#r
$n)ere+p#'+ent.
Une+p#'+ent an) $n)ere+p#'+ent are 1$st s#+e #& the +an'
pr#"e+s ca$se) "' #*er2p#p$ati#n in the S#$th Asian re,i#n.
The #ther reas#ns %h' S#$th Asian c#$ntries %ere n#t a"e t#
)e*e#p an)/#r pr#,ress %as "eca$se #& the pr#"e+s "r#$,ht a"#$t
"' the #*er2p#p$ati#n. Na+e' : p#*ert' %hich ca$ses s#cia hierarch'
an) #% e*es #& n$triti#n.
T# c#$nteract this pr#"e+ s#+e S#$th Asian c#$ntries +a)e $se
#& $r"ani3ati#n, %hich is the reacti#n a,ainst the ac! #& *i,#r#$s
ec#n#+ic ,r#%th.
.#p$ati#n, is 1$st #ne #& the &act#rs %hich a(ect the s#% rate #&
pr#,ress an) )e*e#p+ent in the S#$th Asian re,i#n.