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Too many people? : population, immigration, and the environmental crisis

Author: Ian Angus; Simon Butler
Publisher: Chicago, IL : Haymarket Books ; [Minneapolis, MN] : Distributed by Consortium Book Sales and Distribution, ©2011.
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Too Many People? provides a clear, well-documented, and popularly written refutation of the idea that "overpopulation" is a major cause of environmental destruction, arguing that a focus on human numbers not only misunderstands the causes of the crisis, it dangerously weakens the movement for real solutions. No other book challenges modern overpopulation theory so clearly and comprehensively, providing invaluable  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Angus, Ian, 1945-
Too many people?
Chicago, Ill. : Haymarket Books, ©2011
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Angus; Simon Butler
ISBN: 9781608461400 1608461408
OCLC Number: 709681363
Description: xxi, 266 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Are people the problem? --
Varieties of populationism today --
Dissecting those "overpopulation" numbers --
Is the world full? --
The bomb that didn't explode --
Too many mouths to feed? --
The populationist war against the poor --
Control without coercion? --
Lifeboat ethics --
Allies, not enemies --
Too many consumers? --
The myth of consumer sovereignty --
The military-corporate pollution complex --
A system of growth and waste --
Populationism or ecological revolution?
Responsibility: Ian Angus and Simon Butler.

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