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An Overcrowded World?: Population, Resources and the Environment


Series: The Shape of the World Volume: 3

Edited By: P Sarre and J Blunden

279 pages, Col & b/w photos, figs, tabs

Oxford University Press

Paperback | Jun 1995 | #46194 | ISBN: 0198741898
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Hardback | Dec 1995 | #46192 | ISBN: 019874188X
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Explores issues of resource use and depletion, as well as the topic of population growth and contraction. The key topic is the impact that developments in one part of the world have upon people's lifestyles in other parts, and the forms of inequality inscribed in the connections between rich and poor countries.


PREFACE; INTRODUCTION; 1. Paradise lost, or the conquest of the wilderness; 2. Population and environmental change: the case of Africa; 3. Stabilizing population growth: the European experience; 4. Sustainable resources?; 5. Trade globally, pollute locally; 6. Uneven development and sustainability; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INDEX

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