Environment and society in transition; scientific developments, social consequences, policy implications.

; Albertson, Peter, editor ; Barnett, Margery, editor ; American Geographical Society of New York ; World Academy of Art and Science. American Division
[New York], [New York Academy of Sciences] 1971.

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Other Authors Albertson, Peter,
Barnett, Margery,
American Geographical Society of New York.
World Academy of Art and Science. American Division.
Subjects Environnement.
Science -- Congresses.
Series Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences ; v. 184.
Description 699 pages portraits 23 cm.
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Copyright Date 1971.
Notes Editors: P. Albertson and M. Barnett.
Papers of the International Joint Conference of the American Geographical Society and the American Division of the World Academy of Art and Science, Apr. 27-May 2, 1970.
Contents Recent advances in astronomy and space sciences / A.G.W. Cameron -- A physicist looks at geographical and environmental problems / Serge A. Korff -- The big view / Richard W. Porter -- Future scientific events in human biometeorology / Solco W. Tromp -- The environmental consequences of man's quest for food / Lester R. Brown -- The environment doctor / Willard F. Libby -- The development of seismology from Biblical times to 1970 / J. Joseph Lynch -- Recent advances in astrophysics / Lloyd Motz -- Approaches and prospects for the control of age-dependent deterioration / Johan Bjorksten -- On re-doing man / Kurt Hirschhorn -- Potential of applied microbiology / Carl-Göran Hedén -- The world we will live in / Jonas Salk -- Why fertility control? / Hudson Hoagland -- Control of population : numbers / John B. Calhoun -- Control of population growth and family planning / Yusuf Ali Eraj -- Superspecialization : the trend and its impact on American medicine / N. Henry Moss -- Civilizational conditions of proliferative diseases / Julian Aleksandrowicz -- Recent advances in chemical sciences / Ernst Bergmann -- Production and disposal of wastes : social consequences -- policy implications / Jacob Feld -- Social implications of the computer / Herman H. Goldstine -- The chemical sciences / Minoru Tsutsui -- Water and energy 50 years from now / Léopold Escande -- Psychological adaptation in a world of programmed machines / Robert Cancro -- Computing in the semantic domain / Heinz von Foerster -- Recent advances in energy systems / Francis Perrin -- The expansion of scientific knowledge / Derek de Solla Price -- Youth and population / Emily H. Mudd -- Cultural relativism and premarital sex norms : research bases for moral decision / Harold T. Christensen -- On the state of psychology / Gardner Murphy -- Education : balancing conditioned response and responsible claims / Ralph W. Tyler -- Communications -- key to man's self-awareness / Henry R. Cassirer -- Anthropology in 1970 / Margaret Mead -- Objectivity in an international communicative system / Hugh Goitein -- New tasks for the United Nations -- the environment, population, space, and seabeds / Richard N. Gardner -- The administration of justice / Philip C. Jessup -- Legal bases for securing the integrity of the earth-space environment / Myres S. McDougal -- World production and its distribution / Josué de Castro -- From economic to socioeconomic development / Jan Tinbergen -- Policy sciences : developments and implications / Yehezkel Dror -- Economic and social strategies : expansion of scientific knowledge / Vincenzo Caglioti -- The timetable project / John McHale -- Discussions -- The World University program / Harold Lasswell, Hugo Boyko, chairmen ; Boris Pregel, John McHale, cochairmen -- An interim report on the conference / Harold Lasswell -- Discussion / Arne Tiselius -- The positive power of science / Glenn Seaborg -- Summary of the sense of the conference / Boris Pregel, chairman -- In conclusion : implementing conference objectives / Boris Pregel, Harold Lasswell and John McHale.
Genre Electronic books
Conference papers and proceedings.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)194930
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