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Critical Masses by George D. Moffett

Critical Masses

  • Paperback $19.00

    Dec 01, 1995 | 368 Pages

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Praise

“Illuminates the population problem in poor nations in terms of real people rather than just large numbers.… A book to read, enjoy, and learn from.”
—Paul R. Ehrlich, Los Angeles Times Book Review

“Vividly conveys the population-driven environmental, social, political, and economic disintegration that is occurring worldwide”
Scientific American

“Brings into stark relief the effects of over-population on the lives of real people.”
Publisher’s Weekly

Table Of Contents

Critical MassesAcknowledgments

Introduction

One
“Crowds, O World, Crowds”: The Explosion of Cities

Two
“A Place at the Banquet”: Feeding the World

Three
“The Limits to Growth”: Environmental Degradation and the Multitudes

Four
“Fewer Is Better”: A Model of Family Planning

Five
“A Woman’s-Eye View”: Redefining the Approach to Population

Six
“Go Forth and Multiply”: Faith and Family Planning

Seven
“A World Population Plan of Action”: The International Policy Response

Epilogue

Notes
Suggestions for Further Reading
Index

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