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People and their Planet: Searching for Balance

Edited By: Barbara Sundberg Baudot and William R Moomaw

336 pages, Figs, tabs, maps


Hardback | Dec 1998 | #94296 | ISBN: 0333688112
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Brings together research on the relations between people and the planet's living and non-living resources.


Overview: The Population Environment Equation - Implications for Future Security, B.S.Baudot; Dimensions of the Population Environment Equation, B.S.Baudot. Part 1 Factors In The Equation: Population and Environment Relationships in Developing Countries - Recent Approaches and Methods, C.M.Marquette and R.E.Bilsborrow; Population, Environment, and Sustainable Development - Global Issues, J.N.Jordan; Population, Affluence, or Technology?, An Empirical Look at National Carbon, W.R.Moomaw and D.M.Tullis; Colonist Land Allocation Decisions, Land Use, and Deforestation in the Ecuadorian A. Frontier, F.J.Pichn; Population Environment Dynamics in Lahat - A Case Study of Deforestation in a Regency of South Sumatra Province, Indonesia, L.Heydir; Water, Food, and Population, S.L.Postel; Population as a Scale Factor - Impacts on Environment and Development, R.Engelman. Part 2 The Equation Out-Of-Balance: Population Dynamics Revisited - Lessons for Foreign Aid and US Immigration Policy, V.D.Abernethy; Population and Urbanization in the 21st Century: India's Megacities, S.F.Krishna Hensel; Mexico City - Current Demographic and Environmental Trends, H.Izazola and C.M.Marquette; The Environmental Impacts of Refugee Settlement - A Case Study of an Agricultural Camp in Zambia, V.Lassailly Jacob; The Struggle Over Transboundary Fresh Water Resources - Social and Economic Conflict in the Appropriation and Use of Water Along the US Mexico Border, R.A.Sanchez. Part 3 Searching For Equilibrium: Factors Leading to Population Growth in Bangladesh and their Impacts on the Environment, N.Firdaus; Two Threats to Global Security, Sherbinin; Population, Land Use, and the Environment in a West African Savanna Ecosystem - An Approach to Sustainable Land Use on Community Lands in Northern Ghana, G.T.Agyepong, et al; "Stay Together/Learn the Flowers/Go Light" - Education in a Time of Environmental Crisis, J.Elder; Ecological Security: Micro Threats to Human Wellbeing, D.Pirages.

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BARBARA SUNDBERG BAUDOT is Associate Professor at Saint Anselm College, Manchester, New Hampshire and a Research Associate at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. She received her B.A. from Goucher College and her M.A., M.A.L.D., and PhD from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University. Previously, she was a Fulbright Scholar in Norway, an International Relations Fellow with the Rochefeller Foundation, and an economist with the United Nations. WILLIAM R. MOOMAW is Professor of International Environmental Policy at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University. He is Director of the International Environment and Resource Policy program and co-founder and co-director of the Global Development and Environment Institute at Tufts. His work examines the relationship between environmental damage and demographic, economic and policy factors.

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