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America's most respected population experts offer solutions ...
America's most respected population experts offer solutions to the coming crisis of widespread starvation. A key to escaping this dilemma, the authors argue, is to increase the equity of all peoples in the world. When women are given power over their own bodies, birth rates fall, and when farmers in poor countries receive support, increased food production follows.
|A Personal Preface|
|Introduction: The Dilemma||1|
|Ch. 1||The Human Juggernaut||9|
|Ch. 2||The Only Animal That Practices Birth Control||33|
|Ch. 3||Slowing the Stork||63|
|Ch. 4||Government in the Bedroom||103|
|Ch. 5||Gathering, Hunting, and Farming||138|
|Ch. 6||The Environmental Connection||168|
|Ch. 7||Expanding Food Availability||201|
|Ch. 8||Toward Global Security||246|