World Population: A Reference Handbook / Edition 2

World Population: A Reference Handbook / Edition 2

by Geoffrey Gilbert
ISBN-10:
1851099271
ISBN-13:
9781851099276
Pub. Date:
07/17/2006
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

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Overview

World Population: A Reference Handbook / Edition 2

Exhaustively updated, this second edition provides a current assessment of world population and the range of economic, social, and environmental issues it raises.


• Primary documents including "Warning to Humanity, November 18, 1992" from the Union of Concerned Scientists, which warns of the perils of continued population growth among the poorer nations and continued "overconsumption" by the richer ones

• A chronology of population "milestones," such as the 1968 publication by the Sierra Club of Paul Ehrlich's The Population Bomb, which built public awareness of the effects of rapid population increase

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781851099276
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 07/17/2006
Series: Contemporary World Issues Series
Edition description: REV
Pages: 298
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Geoffrey Gilbert is professor of economics at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY, focusing on population and poverty. His published works include ABC-CLIO's World Poverty: A Reference Handbook.

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