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Population, economic development, and the environment

Author: Kerstin Lindahl-Kiessling; Hans Landberg
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1997, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Prompted by growing and urgent concerns about the environmental impact of high consumption levels and population growth, and by fears of major ecological breakdown, this book by distinguished  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kerstin Lindahl-Kiessling; Hans Landberg
ISBN: 0198292422 9780198292425
OCLC Number: 39756980
Notes: "Clarendon paperbacks"--Cover.
Description: xxii, 284 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Population, development, and institutional change: summary and analysis / Tommy Bentsson, Christer Gunnarsson --
The environmental resource base and human welfare / Partha Dasgupta, Carl Folke, Karl-Göran Mäler --
Population and reasoned agency: food, fertility, and economic development / Amartya Sen --
An ecologist view of the Malthusian conflict / C.S. Holling --
'Children are like young bamboo trees': potentiality and reproduction in Sub-Saharan Africa / Caroline Bledsoe --
Economic analysis of fertility: micro-foundations and aggregate implications / Robert J. Willis --
Government, population, and poverty: a 'win-win' tale / Nancy Birdsall --
Institutional analysis of fertility / Geoffrey McNicoll --
The relevance of Malthus for the study of mortality today: long-run influences on health, mortality, labour force participation and population growth / Robert Fogel.
Other Titles: Making of our common future
Responsibility: edited by Kerstin Lindahl-Kiessling and Hans Landberg.

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...the book is still valuable. - Professor R H Cassen. Population Studies. The contributions to this book provide many insights into different aspects of the population-development-environment issue. Read more...

 
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