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Population puzzle : boom or bust?

Author: Laura E Huggins; Hanna Skandera
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Hoover Institution Press, ©2004.
Series: Hoover Institution Press publication, 529.
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Drawing from government reports, think tank studies, scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, and books, this insightful overview offers a range of contrasting viewpoints and policy perspectives on the major issues concerning world population growth, with particular emphasis on the impact of population trends on the United States.
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Population puzzle.
Stanford, Calif. : Hoover Institution Press, ©2004
(DLC) 2004004532
(OCoLC)54503848
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Laura E Huggins; Hanna Skandera
ISBN: 9780817945381 0817945385 9780817945336 0817945334
OCLC Number: 655018992
Description: 1 online resource (xxvi, 425 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Man's march to 'the summit' / Kenneth Boulding --
pt. I. Beginnings --
Quick facts --
Introduction --
1. Framing the debate --
Population, resources, and environment : a survey of the debate / Ann F. Wolfgram, Maria Sophia Aguirre --
An essay on the principle of population / Thomas Malthus --
Marx and Engels on Malthus / Ronald L. Meek --
Too many people / Paul R. Ehrlich --
Conclusion / Julian Simon --
The population challenge / Lester R. Brown, Gary Gardner, Brian Halweil --
Population, resources and the quest to 'stabilize human population' : myths and realities / Nicholas Eberstadt / Ronald Bailey --
2. Ethical divide --
The contribution of ethics / J. Philip Wogaman --
Human choices / Joel E. Cohen --
Living on a Lifeboat / Garrett Hardin --
Ultimately, what are your values? / Julian Simon. pt. II. Population and natural resources --
Quick facts --
Introduction --
3. Water --
Governments failing to protect societies from spreading water scarcity / Worldwatch Institute --
Priming the invisible pump / Terry L. Anderson, Pamela S. Snyder --
Snapshot : desalination --
Cities look to sea for fresh water / John Ritter --
4. Pollution --
Population and atmosphere / Paul Harrison, Fred Pearce --
Take a deep breath ... air quality is getting better / Bjørn Lomborg --
Snapshot : global warming --
Greenhouse gas emissions and climate change / United Nations Population Fund --
The scientific case against the global climate treaty / S. Fred Singer --
5. Food --
Feeding nine billion / Lester R. Brown --
Food security and world trade prospects / D. Gale Johnson --
6. Land --
Concern for land / Anthony Young --
Are we losing ground? / Julian Simon --
Snapshot : forests --
Changing demands on the world's forests : meeting environmental and institutional challenges / Roger A. Sedjo --
7. Energy --
The case for renewables / Worldwatch Institute --
Energy in the twenty-first century / Dave Gorak. pt. III. Population and quality of life --
Quick facts --
Introduction --
8. Fertility --
The contemporary population challenge / John C. Caldwell --
The population explosion is over / Ben Wattenberg --
Snapshot : aging --
Grey dawn : the global aging crisis / Peter G. Peterson --
9. Mortality and disease --
Disease / Richard H. Robbins --
The population implosion (Death makes a comeback) / Nicholas Eberstadt --
Snapshot : AIDS --
HIV/AIDS pandemic spreads further / Radhika Sarin --
10. Immigration --
Migration washes over ambivalent America / Alvin Powell --
Muddles masses / Stuart Anderson --
Snapshot : migration --
Global shifts in population / RAND --
11. War and violence --
The transformation of security / Michael Renner --
The security dynamics of demographic factors / Brian Nichiporuk --
Snapshot : conflict --
Violent conflicts continue to decline / Michael Renner. pt. IV. Population and prosperity --
Quick facts --
Introduction --
Population and economic growth : theory / Richard Easterlin --
12. Prosperity by design --
Women and fertility --
Population control and women's health : balancing the scales / Adrienne Germain, Jane Ordway --
Snapshot : China --
White paper on family planning in China 1995 and White paper on family planning in China 2000 / The Information Office of the State Council of the People's Republic of China --
Education --
Overall impact of education on population dynamics / United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization --
Snapshot : education --
Is mass schooling essential for fertility decline to begin? / Population Council --
Poverty --
Demographic dimensions of poverty / United Nations Population Fund --
Snapshot : hunger --
Grim facts on global poverty / Jeff Madrick --
13. Prosperity laissez faire style --
Institutions --
Population growth, economic freedom, and the rule of law / Seth Norton --
Technology --
Population size and technological development / Ester Boserup --
Snapshot : technology --
Technology and economic growth in the information age / W. Michael Cox, Richard Alm --
Globalization --
Trade openness, sound policies, and prosperity / James Gwartney, Robert Lawson --
Snapshot : trade --
When globalization suffers, the poor take the heat / Gary S. Becker. pt. V. Who decides --
Quick facts --
Introduction --
14. The spectrum --
Whose choice? / Robert Whalen --
The failure of leadership / Lindsey Grant --
Population policy : will current programs succeed? / Kingsley Davis --
There is no global population problem : can humanists escape the 'Catch-22' of population control? / Garrett Hardin --
Population growth : disaster or blessing? / Lord Peter T. Bauer --
Trust the parents / Robert Whalen. pt. VI. Predictions --
Quick facts --
Introduction --
15. Forecasts --
Projection methods : the hazy crystal ball / Joel E. Cohen --
Beyond six billion : forecasting the world's population (Executive summary and Introduction) / John Bongaarts, Rodolfo A. Bulatao --
Snapshot : prediction --
Forecast sees halt to population growth by end of century / John Roach --
16. A shift in thinking --
A further word on the new, calmer thinking / Karl Zinsmeister --
Conclusion --
Appendixes --
Appendix A.A brief history of population --
Appendix B. Population timeline --
Appendix C. Population vocabulary.
Series Title: Hoover Institution Press publication, 529.
Responsibility: edited by Laura E. Huggins and Hanna Skandera.
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