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A pivotal moment population, justice, and the environmental challenge
Title:
A pivotal moment population, justice, and the environmental challenge
Publication Information:
Washington, D.C. : Island Press, 2010.
ISBN:
9781597266611

9781597266628

9781610911412
Physical Description:
xvii, 413 p. : ill.
Language:
English
Contents:
Foreword / Introduction / Human population grows up / The largest generation comes of age / People on the move : population, migration, and the environment / The urban millennium / Climate change and population growth / Fair weather, lasting world / Adapting to climate change : the role of reproductive health / Population growth, ecosystem services, and human well-being / Numbers matter : human population as a dynamic factor in environmental degradation / Environmental justice in an urbanizing world / The new economics of population change / Food : will there be enough? / Understanding the global food crisis : Malthusian nightmare or free-trade fiasco? / How much is left? an overview of the water crisis / The biggest footprint : population and consumption in the United States / Population growth, reproductive health, and the future of Africa / Cancún : paradise lost / The flip side : how the environment impacts our reproductive health / Cairo : the unfinished revolution / The new population challenge / Rethinking U.S. population policy / Going to extremes : population politics and reproductive rights in Peru / Mobilizing constituencies : achieving sexual reproductive health and rights for all / Women at the center / Taking stock : linking population, health, and the environment / From crisis to sustainability / Reproductive rights are human rights / Over-breeding and the population bomb : the reemergence of nativism and population control in anti-immigration policies / Christian perspectives on population issues / Ecomorality : toward an ethic of sustainability / Reconciling differences : population, reproductive rights, and the environment / Afterword : work for justice?
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