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With the world population now at 5.7 billion, and increasing by about 90 million per year, we have clearly entered a zone where we can see, and may well encounter, limits on the human carrying capacity of the Earth. In this penetrating analysis of one of the most crucial questions of our time, a leading scholar in the field reviews the history of world population growth and appraises what can be known about its future.

Synopsis:

A compelling new analysis of world population issues and what the numbers tell us. . . .

About the Author

Joel E. Cohen is head of the Laboratory of Populations at the Rockefeller University. He lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393314953
Author:
Cohen, Joel E.
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Author:
Cohen, Joel E.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Environmental Science
Subject:
Government and political science
Subject:
History, theory and practice
Subject:
Demography
Subject:
Malthusianism
Subject:
Sociology - General
Copyright:
Publication Date:
19960931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
544
Dimensions:
9.3 x 6.2 x 1.3 in 1.68 lb

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