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The coming population crash : and our planet's surprising future

Author: Fred Pearce
Publisher: Boston, MA : Beacon Press, [2011], ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Pearce chronicles nearly 200 years of demographic issues, beginning with efforts to contain the demographic explosion, from the early environmental movement's racism and involvement in eugenics to coercive family-planning policies in China and India.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fred Pearce
ISBN: 9780807001226 0807001228 9780807085837 0807085839
OCLC Number: 762140928
Description: xviii, 289 p. ; 23 cm
Contents: Malthusian nightmares : A dark and terrible genius ; The road to Skibbereen ; Saving the white man --
Rise of the population controllers : An ornithologist speaks ; The contraceptive cavalry ; Three wise men ; Six dollars a snip ; Green revolution ; One child --
Implosion : Small towns in Germany ; Winter in Europe ; Russian roulette --
The reproductive revolution : Sisters ; Sex and the city ; Singapore sling ; Missing girls ; Where men still rule --
Migrants : Waving or drowning? ; Migrant myths ; Footloose in Asia ; God's crucible --
Reaching the limits : The tigers and the bulge ; Footprints on a finite planet ; Feeding the world ; Slumdogs arise --
Older, wiser, greener : The age of the old ; Silver lining ; Peak population and beyond.
Responsibility: Fred Pearce.

Abstract:

Pearce chronicles nearly 200 years of demographic issues, beginning with efforts to contain the demographic explosion, from the early environmental movement's racism and involvement in eugenics to coercive family-planning policies in China and India.

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