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The No-Nonsense Guide to World Population

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The No-Nonsense Guide to World Population

Are we heading for a population 'explosion'? How many people can the planet sustain? Ideal for students, academics and anyone interested in the growing issues surrounding world population, climate change, human rights and the future of the world.
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Are we heading for a population 'explosion'? How many people can the planet sustain? With world population reaching 7 billion and predicted to exceed 9 billion by 2050 we are in the grip of a panic about human numbers. But is this panic justified or is it a fear tactic being used to support other agendas?

This timely No-Nonsense Guide looks at what the numbers really mean, exploding some widely believed myths along the way. It analyzes all the factors that make up this complex and divisive subject, such as aging populations, migration, scarcity of resources, women's rights, climate change and family planning. In doing so Vanessa Baird challenges the narrow focus on 'how many people' and suggests it could be one of our biggest mistakes.

About the Author: Vanessa Baird has been co-editor at New Internationalist magazine since 1986. Previous books include, as compiler and editor, Eye to Eye Women and The No-Nonsense Guide to Sexual Diversity.


Size: 18cm x 11cm, 144 pages, paperback
Publication date: 1 September 2011

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Supplier New Internationalist
Product keys Educational, New Internationalist

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