From Malthus to the Club of Rome and back : problems of limits to growth, population control, and migrations / Paul Neurath.

By: Neurath, Paul
Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Series: Columbia University seminar seriesPublisher: Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, c1994Description: xvi, 227 p. : 24 cmISBN: 1563244071 (alk. paper); 9781563244070; 156324408X; 9781563244087Subject(s): Population policy | Demography | MalthusianismDDC classification: 363.9 LOC classification: HB883.5 | .N48 1994Online resources: WorldCat details
Contents:
Table of contents The early history of demography before Malthus -- How many people could live on this earth? Changes of an argument -- The "limits to growth" debate: from Malthus to the "Club of Rome" and back -- Models of the world's problems and problems with the world models -- Comments at the 6th Global Modeling Conference, Vienna-Laxenburg, 1978 -- On a contradiction within the Bariloche Model (It computes for the people of Asia more years of average life expectancy than food on which to live that long) -- The price and availability of oil and the food situation of the Third World -- Chinese population policy from 1949 to 1984 -- Population policies in Japan, China, and India: a comparison of problems and of measures taken -- The great migrations of the nineteenth and twentieth century.
Summary: These articles on population growth are designed for scholars and students of demography, population issues, and economic development. Among the topics covered are, for example, the matters of the maximum number of people who could live on Earth, and the Chinese one-child-per-family rule.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of contents The early history of demography before Malthus --
How many people could live on this earth? Changes of an argument --
The "limits to growth" debate: from Malthus to the "Club of Rome" and back --
Models of the world's problems and problems with the world models --
Comments at the 6th Global Modeling Conference, Vienna-Laxenburg, 1978 --
On a contradiction within the Bariloche Model (It computes for the people of Asia more years of average life expectancy than food on which to live that long) --
The price and availability of oil and the food situation of the Third World --
Chinese population policy from 1949 to 1984 --
Population policies in Japan, China, and India: a comparison of problems and of measures taken --
The great migrations of the nineteenth and twentieth century.

These articles on population growth are designed for scholars and students of demography, population issues, and economic development. Among the topics covered are, for example, the matters of the maximum number of people who could live on Earth, and the Chinese one-child-per-family rule.

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