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Population : opposing viewpoints

Author: Karen Balkin
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, ©2005.
Series: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Summary:
Authors explore this issue along with other perennial population c oncerns, such as whether or not the growing human population poses a serious ecological threat.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Population.
Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2005
(OCoLC)654130875
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Balkin
ISBN: 0737729511 9780737729511 073772952X 9780737729528
OCLC Number: 61362577
Description: 186 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Is there a population problem? --
Overpopulation is a serious problem / Frosty Wooldridge --
Overpopulation is a myth / Austin Ruse --
Science will solve the population problem / Nicholas Eberstadt --
Science will not solve the population problem / Jared Diamond --
What problems are associated with population growth? --
Population growth is causing a global ecological disaster / Don Hinrichsen and Bryant Robey --
Population growth is unfairly blamed for ecological problems / Betsy Hartmann --
Overpopulation contributes to world hunger / Geoffrey Lean --
Overpopulation is not the main cause of world hunger / Pregnant Pause --
Overpopulation could lead to humanity's extinction / Niles Eldredge --
Declining population is a serious problem / Fred Pearce --
What are the effects of immigration on America's population? --
Immigration is the main cause of U.S. population increases / Edward Tabash --
Immigrants are unfairly blamed for U.S. population increases / Daniel T. Griswold --
Immigration increases unemployment / Steve Gill --
Immigration does not increase unemployment / Michael Tanner --
Population increases resulting from immigration undermine national unity / Rob Sobhani --
Population increases resulting from immigration do not undermine national unity / Henry Cisneros --
What population policies should be pursued? --
Governments should promote population control / K. Prasada Rao --
Governments should not promote population control / Christopher Lingle --
Aggressive population control policies should be supported / Carol A. Kates --
Aggressive population control policies should be abandoned / Amit Sen Gupta --
China's one-child policy should be continued / Information of the State Council of the People's Republic of China --
China's one-child policy should be ended / Society for the protection of unborn children --
The United States is justified in withdrawing funds from United Nations' Population Control Programs / Austin Ruse and Douglas A Sylva --
The United States is not justified in withdrawing funds from United Nations' Population Control Programs / Ellen Goodman.
Series Title: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Karen F. Balkin, book editor.
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Authors explore this issue along with other perennial population c oncerns, such as whether or not the growing human population poses a serious ecological threat.

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