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Are our descendants doomed? Technological change and population growth.

Author: Harrison Brown; Edward Hutchings; California Institute of Technology.
Publisher: New York, Viking Press [1972]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Proceedigns of a conference held at the California Institute of Technology.
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Congresses
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Are our descendants doomed?
New York, Viking Press [1972]
(OCoLC)643544423
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harrison Brown; Edward Hutchings; California Institute of Technology.
ISBN: 0670132578 9780670132577 0670003417 9780670003419
OCLC Number: 319625
Notes: Proceedings of a conference held at the California Institute of Technology.
Description: vi, 377 pages 21 cm
Contents: Introduction: The growth and distribution of human population / Harrison Brown --
The changing balance of births and deaths / Kingsley Davis --
The consequences of rapid population growth / Roger Revelle --
Unemployment and underemployment / Bruce F. Johnston --
Population, GNP, and the environment / Alan R. Sweezy --
Birth control after 1984: a realistic appraisal of future contraceptive developments / Carl Djerassi --
Rapid population growth and the social structure / Donald F. Heisel --
The present state of family-planning programs / Bernard Berelson --
Population control in India / John P. Lewis --
Changing public attitudes toward population growth in Japan / Minoru Muramatsu --
The United Nations system and population problems / Charles F. Gallagher --
Population planning and belief systems: the Catholic Church in Latin America / Thomas G. Sanders --
Belief systems and family planning in peasant societies / Laila Shukry El-Hamamsy --
Some conclusions / Harrison Brown.
Responsibility: Edited by Harrison Brown and Edward Hutchings, Jr.

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