Flash Points and Tipping Points: Security Implications of Global Population Changes

Jack A. Goldstone

"Population distortions - in which populations grow too young, or too fast, or too urbanized - make it difficult for prevailing economic and administrative institutions to maintain stable socialization and labor-force absorption," says Jack A. Goldstone. "The most logical way to overcome the population distortions in varied regions will be to ease the barriers to movement across borders."


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