PL 2143 Ethnics and Technology
Due date: Dec 14, 2010
Technology and Overpopulation – Prenatal Genetic Testing
Over population is the condition where the number of organisms exceeds the carrying capacity of their habitat. Our world is facing the effects of overpopulation. It has impacted the life of common man and has proved to be one of the gravest difficulties that have to be fought.
The first purpose of this paper is to demonstrate the overpopulation situation. The second object is to analyze should people use prenatal genetic testing before giving a birth.
There are many things must be taken into consideration, such as different views of racial problems and conflicting definitions of a social problem. Social problems can be defined in many different ways. They affect everyone and some of us encounter problems everyday as a result of our race, religion, gender, or low income. Others experience problems from technological change or declining neighborhoods, others are affected directly by crime and violence in their own neighborhood, and sometimes definitions of social problems are changed by society because of changes around you.
America's inner cities vs. Third World Countries
At first, it might appear impossible to compare conditions in America's inner cities with those that characterize overpopulated countries of the Third World. In both instances such factors as poverty, overcrowding and lack of educational and employment opportunities promote negative social patterns. In both the United States and Third World countries poor young males in particular are frequently forced to choose between a life of crime and competition for low-paying jobs under bad conditions. In the US, such employment can bring benefit to employers. They can take advantage of the relatively large pool of applicants due to the higher birthrate among the poor. In developing countries these conditions are in the process of being...