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Population and Poverty

Population and Poverty CENTRAL to Mamdani's analysis is the understanding that motivations originate in social experience, not in "education" which often negates the reality of social experience. People will be motivated to limit the size of (heir family only when the social conditions become conducive to such an activity (p 20), Therefore, the roots of the problem, and the reasons for the failure of the current family planning programmes have to be found in the reason why many men and women, particularly amongst the poorest half of the population, feel no compelling motivation to limit their fertility.

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