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A pivotal moment : population, justice, and the environmental challenge

Author: Laurie Ann Mazur
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Island Press, 2010
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With contributions by demographers, environmentalists, and reproductive health advocates, this work offers a fresh perspective on the complex connection between population dynamics and environmental  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Pivotal moment.
Washington, D.C. : Island Press, 2010
(DLC) 2009026573
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Laurie Ann Mazur
ISBN: 9781597266611 1597266612 9781597266628 1597266620 9781610911412 1610911415
OCLC Number: 897050487
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 413 p.) illustrations
Contents: Foreword / Timothy E. Wirth --
Introduction / Laurie Mazur --
Human population grows up / Joel E. Cohen --
The largest generation comes of age / Martha Farnsworth Riche --
People on the move : population, migration, and the environment / Susan Gibbs --
The urban millennium / United Nations Population Fund --
Climate change and population growth / Brian C. O'Neill --
Fair weather, lasting world / Robert Engelman --
Adapting to climate change : the role of reproductive health / Malea Hoepf Young ... [et al.] --
Population growth, ecosystem services, and human well-being / Lynne Gaffikin --
Numbers matter : human population as a dynamic factor in environmental degradation / John Harte --
Environmental justice in an urbanizing world / Gordon McGranahan --
The new economics of population change / Rachel Nugent --
Food : will there be enough? / Lester R. Brown --
Understanding the global food crisis : Malthusian nightmare or free-trade fiasco? / Walden Bello --
How much is left? an overview of the water crisis / Eleanor Sterling and Erin Vintinner --
The biggest footprint : population and consumption in the United States / Vicky Markham --
Population growth, reproductive health, and the future of Africa / Fred T. Sai --
Cancún : paradise lost / Adriana Varillas --
The flip side : how the environment impacts our reproductive health / Charlotte Brody and Julia Varshavsky --
Cairo : the unfinished revolution / Carmen Barroso and Steven W. Sinding --
The new population challenge / Judith Bruce and John Bongaarts --
Rethinking U.S. population policy / Suzanne Petroni --
Going to extremes : population politics and reproductive rights in Peru / Susana Chávez Alvarado with Jacqueline Nolley Echegaray --
Mobilizing constituencies : achieving sexual reproductive health and rights for all / Adrienne Germain --
Women at the center / Ellen Chesler --
Taking stock : linking population, health, and the environment / Roger-Mark De Souza --
From crisis to sustainability / James Gustave Speth --
Reproductive rights are human rights / Jacqueline Nolley Echegaray and Shira Saperstein --
Over-breeding and the population bomb : the reemergence of nativism and population control in anti-immigration policies / Priscilla Huang --
Christian perspectives on population issues / James B. Martin-Schramm --
Ecomorality : toward an ethic of sustainability / Ursula Goodenough --
Reconciling differences : population, reproductive rights, and the environment / Frances Kissling --
Afterword : work for justice? / Laurie Mazur and Shira Saperstein
Responsibility: edited by Laurie Mazur

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