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Are our descendants doomed? Technological change and population growth. Edited by Harrison Brown and Edward Hutchings, Jr.

; Hutchings, Edward, editor ; California Institute of Technology
New York, Viking Press [1972] .
ISBN 9780670003419, 9780670132577, 0670003417, 0670132578

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Other Authors Brown, Harrison, 1917-1986,
Hutchings, Edward,
California Institute of Technology.
Subjects Birth control -- Congresses.
Birth control.
Family Planning Services -- Congresses.
Natalidad, Limitación de la.
Population -- Congresses.
Population -- Congrès.
Population Growth -- Congresses.
Population.
Régulation des naissances.
Socioeconomic Factors -- Congresses.
Technologie -- Aspect social.
Technology -- Congresses.
Technology -- Social aspects -- Congresses.
Technology -- Social aspects.
Tecnología -- Aspectos sociales.
Description vi, 377 pages 21 cm
Copyright Date [1972]
Notes Proceedings of a conference held at the California Institute of Technology.
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary Proceedigns of a conference held at the California Institute of Technology.
Contents Introduction: The growth and distribution of human population / Harrison Brown -- The changing balance of births and deaths / Kingsley Davis -- The consequences of rapid population growth / Roger Revelle -- Unemployment and underemployment / Bruce F. Johnston -- Population, GNP, and the environment / Alan R. Sweezy -- Birth control after 1984: a realistic appraisal of future contraceptive developments / Carl Djerassi -- Rapid population growth and the social structure / Donald F. Heisel -- The present state of family-planning programs / Bernard Berelson -- Population control in India / John P. Lewis -- Changing public attitudes toward population growth in Japan / Minoru Muramatsu -- The United Nations system and population problems / Charles F. Gallagher -- Population planning and belief systems: the Catholic Church in Latin America / Thomas G. Sanders -- Belief systems and family planning in peasant societies / Laila Shukry El-Hamamsy -- Some conclusions / Harrison Brown.
Genre Conference proceedings.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)319625
(OCoLC)ocm00319625
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