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What to expect when no one's expecting : America's coming demographic disaster

Author: Jonathan V Last
Publisher: New York : Encounter Books, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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For years, we have been warned about the looming danger of overpopulation. However, since the 1970s we have been facing exactly the opposite problem: people having too few babies. Population growth has been slowing for two generations. The author explains why the population implosion happened and how it is remaking culture, the economy, and politics both at home and around the globe.--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan V Last
ISBN: 9781594036415 1594036411 9781594036545 1594036543
OCLC Number: 778419424
Description: 230 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: America's falling fertility --
The roots of one-child --
Sex! (and maybe marriage) --
What you can, and cannot, measure --
Very bad things --
The bright side --
Domestic politics, foreign policy --
Losing battles (what not to do) --
How to make babies.
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For years, we have been warned about the looming danger of overpopulation. However, since the 1970s we have been facing exactly the opposite problem: people having too few babies. Population growth has been slowing for two generations. The author explains why the population implosion happened and how it is remaking culture, the economy, and politics both at home and around the globe.--Provided by publisher.

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