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The Resource Population puzzle : boom or bust?, edited by Laura E. Huggins and Hanna Skandera

Population puzzle : boom or bust?, edited by Laura E. Huggins and Hanna Skandera

Label
Population puzzle : boom or bust?
Title
Population puzzle
Title remainder
boom or bust?
Statement of responsibility
edited by Laura E. Huggins and Hanna Skandera
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Drawing from government reports, think tank studies, scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, and books, this insightful overview offers a range of contrasting viewpoints and policy perspectives on the major issues concerning world population growth, with particular emphasis on the impact of population trends on the United States
Member of
Cataloging source
OCLCE
Dewey number
304.6/2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HB871
LC item number
.P6695 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1976-
  • 1973-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Huggins, Laura E.
  • Skandera, Hanna
Series statement
Hoover Institution Press publication
Series volume
no. 529
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Overpopulation
  • Population
  • Quality of life
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Overpopulation
  • Population
  • Quality of life
Label
Population puzzle : boom or bust?, edited by Laura E. Huggins and Hanna Skandera
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 401-403) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Man's march to 'the summit' / Kenneth Boulding -- pt. I. Beginnings -- Quick facts -- Introduction -- 1. Framing the debate -- Population, resources, and environment : a survey of the debate / Ann F. Wolfgram, Maria Sophia Aguirre -- An essay on the principle of population / Thomas Malthus -- Marx and Engels on Malthus / Ronald L. Meek -- Too many people / Paul R. Ehrlich -- Conclusion / Julian Simon -- The population challenge / Lester R. Brown, Gary Gardner, Brian Halweil -- Population, resources and the quest to 'stabilize human population' : myths and realities / Nicholas Eberstadt / Ronald Bailey -- 2. Ethical divide -- The contribution of ethics / J. Philip Wogaman -- Human choices / Joel E. Cohen -- Living on a Lifeboat / Garrett Hardin -- Ultimately, what are your values? / Julian Simon
  • pt. II. Population and natural resources -- Quick facts -- Introduction -- 3. Water -- Governments failing to protect societies from spreading water scarcity / Worldwatch Institute -- Priming the invisible pump / Terry L. Anderson, Pamela S. Snyder -- Snapshot : desalination -- Cities look to sea for fresh water / John Ritter -- 4. Pollution -- Population and atmosphere / Paul Harrison, Fred Pearce -- Take a deep breath ... air quality is getting better / Bjørn Lomborg -- Snapshot : global warming -- Greenhouse gas emissions and climate change / United Nations Population Fund -- The scientific case against the global climate treaty / S. Fred Singer -- 5. Food -- Feeding nine billion / Lester R. Brown -- Food security and world trade prospects / D. Gale Johnson -- 6. Land -- Concern for land / Anthony Young -- Are we losing ground? / Julian Simon -- Snapshot : forests -- Changing demands on the world's forests : meeting environmental and institutional challenges / Roger A. Sedjo -- 7. Energy -- The case for renewables / Worldwatch Institute -- Energy in the twenty-first century / Dave Gorak
  • pt. III. Population and quality of life -- Quick facts -- Introduction -- 8. Fertility -- The contemporary population challenge / John C. Caldwell -- The population explosion is over / Ben Wattenberg -- Snapshot : aging -- Grey dawn : the global aging crisis / Peter G. Peterson -- 9. Mortality and disease -- Disease / Richard H. Robbins -- The population implosion (Death makes a comeback) / Nicholas Eberstadt -- Snapshot : AIDS -- HIV/AIDS pandemic spreads further / Radhika Sarin -- 10. Immigration -- Migration washes over ambivalent America / Alvin Powell -- Muddles masses / Stuart Anderson -- Snapshot : migration -- Global shifts in population / RAND -- 11. War and violence -- The transformation of security / Michael Renner -- The security dynamics of demographic factors / Brian Nichiporuk -- Snapshot : conflict -- Violent conflicts continue to decline / Michael Renner
  • pt. IV. Population and prosperity -- Quick facts -- Introduction -- Population and economic growth : theory / Richard Easterlin -- 12. Prosperity by design -- Women and fertility -- Population control and women's health : balancing the scales / Adrienne Germain, Jane Ordway -- Snapshot : China -- White paper on family planning in China 1995 and White paper on family planning in China 2000 / The Information Office of the State Council of the People's Republic of China -- Education -- Overall impact of education on population dynamics / United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization -- Snapshot : education -- Is mass schooling essential for fertility decline to begin? / Population Council -- Poverty -- Demographic dimensions of poverty / United Nations Population Fund -- Snapshot : hunger -- Grim facts on global poverty / Jeff Madrick -- 13. Prosperity laissez faire style -- Institutions -- Population growth, economic freedom, and the rule of law / Seth Norton -- Technology -- Population size and technological development / Ester Boserup -- Snapshot : technology -- Technology and economic growth in the information age / W. Michael Cox, Richard Alm -- Globalization -- Trade openness, sound policies, and prosperity / James Gwartney, Robert Lawson -- Snapshot : trade -- When globalization suffers, the poor take the heat / Gary S. Becker
  • pt. V. Who decides -- Quick facts -- Introduction -- 14. The spectrum -- Whose choice? / Robert Whalen -- The failure of leadership / Lindsey Grant -- Population policy : will current programs succeed? / Kingsley Davis -- There is no global population problem : can humanists escape the 'Catch-22' of population control? / Garrett Hardin -- Population growth : disaster or blessing? / Lord Peter T. Bauer -- Trust the parents / Robert Whalen
  • pt. VI. Predictions -- Quick facts -- Introduction -- 15. Forecasts -- Projection methods : the hazy crystal ball / Joel E. Cohen -- Beyond six billion : forecasting the world's population (Executive summary and Introduction) / John Bongaarts, Rodolfo A. Bulatao -- Snapshot : prediction -- Forecast sees halt to population growth by end of century / John Roach -- 16. A shift in thinking -- A further word on the new, calmer thinking / Karl Zinsmeister -- Conclusion -- Appendixes -- Appendix A.A brief history of population -- Appendix B. Population timeline -- Appendix C. Population vocabulary
Control code
655018992
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvi, 425 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817945381
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 551713
  • 9728b55b-062d-4416-ac9f-86f4de815b9f
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)655018992
Label
Population puzzle : boom or bust?, edited by Laura E. Huggins and Hanna Skandera
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 401-403) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Man's march to 'the summit' / Kenneth Boulding -- pt. I. Beginnings -- Quick facts -- Introduction -- 1. Framing the debate -- Population, resources, and environment : a survey of the debate / Ann F. Wolfgram, Maria Sophia Aguirre -- An essay on the principle of population / Thomas Malthus -- Marx and Engels on Malthus / Ronald L. Meek -- Too many people / Paul R. Ehrlich -- Conclusion / Julian Simon -- The population challenge / Lester R. Brown, Gary Gardner, Brian Halweil -- Population, resources and the quest to 'stabilize human population' : myths and realities / Nicholas Eberstadt / Ronald Bailey -- 2. Ethical divide -- The contribution of ethics / J. Philip Wogaman -- Human choices / Joel E. Cohen -- Living on a Lifeboat / Garrett Hardin -- Ultimately, what are your values? / Julian Simon
  • pt. II. Population and natural resources -- Quick facts -- Introduction -- 3. Water -- Governments failing to protect societies from spreading water scarcity / Worldwatch Institute -- Priming the invisible pump / Terry L. Anderson, Pamela S. Snyder -- Snapshot : desalination -- Cities look to sea for fresh water / John Ritter -- 4. Pollution -- Population and atmosphere / Paul Harrison, Fred Pearce -- Take a deep breath ... air quality is getting better / Bjørn Lomborg -- Snapshot : global warming -- Greenhouse gas emissions and climate change / United Nations Population Fund -- The scientific case against the global climate treaty / S. Fred Singer -- 5. Food -- Feeding nine billion / Lester R. Brown -- Food security and world trade prospects / D. Gale Johnson -- 6. Land -- Concern for land / Anthony Young -- Are we losing ground? / Julian Simon -- Snapshot : forests -- Changing demands on the world's forests : meeting environmental and institutional challenges / Roger A. Sedjo -- 7. Energy -- The case for renewables / Worldwatch Institute -- Energy in the twenty-first century / Dave Gorak
  • pt. III. Population and quality of life -- Quick facts -- Introduction -- 8. Fertility -- The contemporary population challenge / John C. Caldwell -- The population explosion is over / Ben Wattenberg -- Snapshot : aging -- Grey dawn : the global aging crisis / Peter G. Peterson -- 9. Mortality and disease -- Disease / Richard H. Robbins -- The population implosion (Death makes a comeback) / Nicholas Eberstadt -- Snapshot : AIDS -- HIV/AIDS pandemic spreads further / Radhika Sarin -- 10. Immigration -- Migration washes over ambivalent America / Alvin Powell -- Muddles masses / Stuart Anderson -- Snapshot : migration -- Global shifts in population / RAND -- 11. War and violence -- The transformation of security / Michael Renner -- The security dynamics of demographic factors / Brian Nichiporuk -- Snapshot : conflict -- Violent conflicts continue to decline / Michael Renner
  • pt. IV. Population and prosperity -- Quick facts -- Introduction -- Population and economic growth : theory / Richard Easterlin -- 12. Prosperity by design -- Women and fertility -- Population control and women's health : balancing the scales / Adrienne Germain, Jane Ordway -- Snapshot : China -- White paper on family planning in China 1995 and White paper on family planning in China 2000 / The Information Office of the State Council of the People's Republic of China -- Education -- Overall impact of education on population dynamics / United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization -- Snapshot : education -- Is mass schooling essential for fertility decline to begin? / Population Council -- Poverty -- Demographic dimensions of poverty / United Nations Population Fund -- Snapshot : hunger -- Grim facts on global poverty / Jeff Madrick -- 13. Prosperity laissez faire style -- Institutions -- Population growth, economic freedom, and the rule of law / Seth Norton -- Technology -- Population size and technological development / Ester Boserup -- Snapshot : technology -- Technology and economic growth in the information age / W. Michael Cox, Richard Alm -- Globalization -- Trade openness, sound policies, and prosperity / James Gwartney, Robert Lawson -- Snapshot : trade -- When globalization suffers, the poor take the heat / Gary S. Becker
  • pt. V. Who decides -- Quick facts -- Introduction -- 14. The spectrum -- Whose choice? / Robert Whalen -- The failure of leadership / Lindsey Grant -- Population policy : will current programs succeed? / Kingsley Davis -- There is no global population problem : can humanists escape the 'Catch-22' of population control? / Garrett Hardin -- Population growth : disaster or blessing? / Lord Peter T. Bauer -- Trust the parents / Robert Whalen
  • pt. VI. Predictions -- Quick facts -- Introduction -- 15. Forecasts -- Projection methods : the hazy crystal ball / Joel E. Cohen -- Beyond six billion : forecasting the world's population (Executive summary and Introduction) / John Bongaarts, Rodolfo A. Bulatao -- Snapshot : prediction -- Forecast sees halt to population growth by end of century / John Roach -- 16. A shift in thinking -- A further word on the new, calmer thinking / Karl Zinsmeister -- Conclusion -- Appendixes -- Appendix A.A brief history of population -- Appendix B. Population timeline -- Appendix C. Population vocabulary
Control code
655018992
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvi, 425 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817945381
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 551713
  • 9728b55b-062d-4416-ac9f-86f4de815b9f
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)655018992

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