4 edition of Global Population Policy found in the catalog.
Global Population Policy
Department for Economic & Social Informa
by United Nations
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||205|
1. Overview. Population gained acceptance as an environmental issue in the late s and early s, following the publication of Paul Erlich's book The Population Bomb (Ehrlich ) and the celebration of the first ‘Earth Day’.Yet, more than 30 years later, population seems to have largely dropped off the environmental movement's agenda, owing . The Book That Incited a Worldwide Fear of Overpopulation ‘The Population Bomb’ made dire predictions—and triggered a wave of repression around the world.
Past, current and projected future population growth is outlined. Barring a calamitous pandemic, a further increase in the world’s population from 7 . Get this from a library! Global population policy data base, [United Nations. Department of Economic and Social Development.;].
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Global Report to the President was a report commissioned by President Jimmy Carter. It warned that world population growth would have dramatic consequences by the year if no changes in public policy were made. Gerald O. Barney was the study director. POPULATION POLICY On a piecemeal basis, the U.S. Government began helping less developed countries to slow their population growth in the s, but the idea of an integrated policy on world and U.S. population growth came on the scene from an unexpected source: President Nixon. In a J , speech, he said bluntly that “One of the most.
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SThis book examines the history behind the formulation, implementation, and evaluation of population policies in the more developed, the less developed, and the least developed countries from until today, as well as their future s: 2. The book highlights the role that the US and other developed countries play in affecting Global Population Policy book population policy, looking in particular at the stance of the George W.
Bush administration since taking by: This book examines the history behind the formulation, implementation, Global Population Policy book evaluation of population policies in the more developed, the less developed, and the least developed countries from until today, as well as their future : Springer Netherlands.
Global Population Policy chapter 7 Norms, UN Global Conferences, and Constructivism This chapter addresses some broad normative questions regarding the value and utility of UN global conferences in effecting normative change and nascent norm : Paige Whaley Eager.
The book assembles a great deal of pertinent history and is well-documented The material is well-organized and carries through the important theme of normative change, making the book of interest to scholars in the field of global governance and not just population experts.'Cited by: Population policies are primarily a response to the anticipated consequences of fertility and mortality, and secondarily to internal and international migration that also modify the size, age composition, and regional distribution of the population.
From: Handbook of Development Economics, Background Global population is increasing by about percent per year, a growth rate (should it persist) that in less than half a century will double the number of people who live on the planet.
On the other hand, modern medical techniques are producing life extension but not healthy life extension, and we are seeing numbers of old and chronically sick or disabled elderly people in. A global repository of current abortion laws and policies for all countries in the world.
World Population Policies An interactive online database containing population policy. And he comes up with a much lower number for global population insomewhere between 8 billion and 9 billion. JI: Lutz has this saying that the. Between and world population is projected to increase by nearly billion, rising from billion to an estimated billion.
The vast majority of that projected increase—an estimated 97 percent—will occur in the developing world. Demography is not destiny, but population growth in the developing world is a challenge‐multiplier.
Even if overpopulation were to prove to be a problem, it is one with an expiration date: due to falling global birth rates, demographers estimate the world population will decrease in the long run.
For most of human history, the world’s population grew so slowly that for most people alive, it would have felt static. Between the year 1 andthe human population went from about million to about million; byit had barely hit one billion.
A population policy is a policy that a country engages in in order to get its population to a level that it feels is optimal for it. Though we often think of this in terms of policies that are. Drawing on international conference transcripts and personal and organizational archives, this book reconstructs the twentieth-century population problem in terms of migration, colonial expansion, globalization, and world food plans.
Population was a problem in which international relations and intimate relations were one. This has been drilled into our collective consciousness, certainly since Paul Ehrlichman’s bombshell book, The Population Bomb, in Over the decades the population explosion has been the stuff of both public policy planning and science fiction.
After all, who could forget Soylent Green. But think how different the world was in World Population Policies report is part of a series that provides comprehensive and up-to-date available information on the population policy situations and.
Global Population and Reproductive Health explores the inextricable link between population and reproductive health – a connection that is often overlooked – as well as their impact on global and local environmental issues and the need for integrated policies and.
Genre/Form: Databases: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Global population policy database, New York: United Nations, Dept. of International Economic and. 2This intellectual attitude is partly inspired by the success of population policies put in place between andat that time in the form of family-planning programs (in the global population was three billion people).
These programs, combined with other socioeconomic advances (women’s education as well as their access to paid. Similarly, a policy report for the European Commission found that "the impact of climate change on agricultural production in is negative but relatively small at the aggregated global.
The book provides numerous concrete examples from all over the world, and shows how population policies are actually implemented and what have been their successes as well as their constraints. Above all, the book highlights the importance of understanding underlying demographic trends when assessing the development prospects of any country.
by Max Kummerow. In Empty Planet: The Shock of Global Population Decline (Crown Publishing Group, New York, ) Darrell Bricker and John Ibbitson argue that population decline will bring many social and economic changes—some good, some bad.
They assert that “In three decades, give or take global population starts to decline.”.Reproductive Rights and Wrongs: The Global Politics of Population Control By Betsy Hartmann South End Press, (Revised edition).