Population and Global Security / Edition 2

Population and Global Security / Edition 2

by Nicholas Polunin
     
 

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…  See more details below

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

Obituary
Preface
1Population Growth and Global Stability1
2Global Population and Emergent Pressures17
3Human Population Prospects47
4Where is the Time-bomb Ticking?79
5Population, Economic Change, and Environmental Security93
6Imperatives for Environmental Sustainability: Decrease Overconsumption and Stabilize Population117
7Health of People, Health of Planet133
8World Population and Nutritional Well-being157
9Global Migration: A Thousand Years' Perspective173
10Women and the Family Planning Imperative185
11The Attitudes and Involvement of Religions in Population Planning205
12Energy for a Sustainable World Population235
13Facing Nature's Limits251
14Hopes for the Future271
Index (including Acronyms etc.)299

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