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Population Politics : the Choices That Shape Our Future

Author: Virginia Abernethy; Garrett Hardin
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2017.
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Why, after several decades of helping poor countries improve their standard of living, is poverty still the rule? This is a provocative examination of international efforts to regulate fertility  Read more...

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Abernethy, Virginia.
Population Politics.
London : Routledge, 2017
(DLC) 99023301
(OCoLC)41131706
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Virginia Abernethy; Garrett Hardin
ISBN: 9781351320832 1351320831 9781351320849 135132084X
OCLC Number: 1035762893
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Introduction to the Transaction Edition; Foreword to the 1993 Edition; Preface to the 1993 Edition; I. FRAMING THE ISSUES; 1. Growth: Why We Love It; 2. A Global Dilemma; II. WHY GROWTH FLIES OUT OF CONTROL; 3. Belief as Part of the Problem; 4. Cultural Brakes; 5. Where to Look for Balance; 6. Which Incentives?; 7. Development Alone May Spur Population Growth; 8. Culture: Make or Break; III. THE BIG PICTURE: POLITICS, INCENTIVES, AND STRATEGIES; 9. One-World: A Global Folly; 10. Potlatching Twentieth-Century Style 11. Helping While Not Harming12. Conservation, Incentives, and Ethics; 13. Limiting Factors; IV. AMERICA: PAST AND FUTURE; 14. Kissing the Blarney Stone and Other Tales; 15. History Does Not Stop; 16. The Path to Poverty; 17. All Our People; 18. The Carrying Capacity of the United States; 19. And Away We Go; 20. Let Freedom Ring; 21. Taking Hold; Bibliography; Index
Responsibility: Virginia D. Abernethy ; with a forward by Garrett Hardin.

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""A splendid critique of how U.S. foreign aid and liberal immigration [policy] result in population growth here and abroad.""-Donald L. Huddle, "Rice University"""Addresses one of the most vexing Read more...

 
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