Beyond the Numbers: A Reader on Population, Consumption and the Environment

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<p>Beyond the Numbers presents a thought-provoking series of essays by leading authorities on issues of population and consumption. The essays both define the poles of debate and explore common ground beyond the polarized rhetoric.<p>Specific chapters consider each of the broad topics addressed at the International Conference on Population and Development held in September 1994 in Cairo, Egypt. The essays are supplemented by sidebars and short articles featuring more impassioned voices that highlight issues of interest not fully explored in the overviews.<p>As well as providing a sense of the difficulties involved in dealing with these issues, the essays make clear that constructive action is possible.<p>Topics covered include: <ul> <li>the interrelationships between population, economic growth, consumption, and development <li>the history of population and family planning efforts <li>gender equality and the empowerment of women <li>reproductive rights, reproductive health, family planning, health and mortality</ul>
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  • ISBN-13: 9781559632980
  • Publisher: Island Press
  • Publication date: 4/1/1994
  • Edition description: 1
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 460
  • Product dimensions: 6.26 (w) x 9.32 (h) x 1.27 (d)

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Editor Laurie Ann Mazur is an independent writer and consultant to nonprofit organizations who has written extensively on population and environmental issues.

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