Population and Global Security / Edition 2

Population and Global Security / Edition 2

by Nicholas Polunin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521563720

ISBN-13: 9780521563727

Pub. Date: 04/16/1998

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The human population of the world is increasing by about one thousand million people each year. There is wide acceptance that the world's human population cannot go on growing indefinitely. In this important new book, leading authorities examine the implications of rapid human population growth for global stability and security. The book represents an important

Overview

The human population of the world is increasing by about one thousand million people each year. There is wide acceptance that the world's human population cannot go on growing indefinitely. In this important new book, leading authorities examine the implications of rapid human population growth for global stability and security. The book represents an important assessment of current prospects for the process of sustainable development, based on care for the environment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521563727
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/16/1998
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Population growth and global stability Nafis Sadik; 2. Global population and emergent pressures Norman Myers; 3. Human population prospects Robert Engelman; 4. Where is the time bomb ticking? Sir Shridath Ramphal; 5. Population, economic change, and environmental security Clement A. Tisdell; 6. Imperatives for environmental sustainability: decrease overconsumption and stabilize population Robert J. A. Goodland and Herman E. Daly; 7. Health of people, health of planet Morris Schaefer and Winifred Kreisel; 8. World population and nutritional well-being Valeria Menza and John R. Lupien; 9. Global migration: a thousand years' perspective Johan Galtung; 10. Women and the family planning imperative Pramilla Senanayake; 11. The attitudes and involvement of religions in population planning Garry W. Trompf; 12. Energy for a sustainable world population José Goldemberg; 13. Facing Nature's limits Lester R. Brown; 14. Hopes for the future Sir Martin W. Holdgate and Gayl D. Ness; Index.

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