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Six Billion Plus Population Issues in the Twenty-First Century

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ISBN-10: 0742516172

ISBN-13: 9780742516175

Edition: 2002

Authors: K. Bruce Newbold

List price: $26.95
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Recognizing that world population growth will continue well into the twenty-first century, Six Billion Plus offers a geographical and global perspective on the implications of this trend. This compact, illustrated, and accessible text focuses on many of the strongest factors that will shape the global environment in the decades to come, including population fertility, epidemics like HIV/AIDS, legal and illegal immigration, refugee flows, scarce resources, and the potential for conflict. Six Billion Plus is ideal for population courses in geography as well as in areas such as economics, sociology, and politics. Visit our website for sample chapters!
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Book details

List price: $26.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/21/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Introduction: The World of Child Six Billion
Fertility and State Policy
The (Un?) Certainty of Death and Disease
The Impact of HIV and AIDS
Immigration: Closing or Opening the Door?
Refugees, Asylees, and IDPs: The Growing Crisis
Population, Economic Growth, Resources, and the Environment
The Potential for Conflict
Conclusion: Five Demographic Forces That Will Shape the World
Glossary of Key Terms and Acronyms
Selected Bibliography
Population Web Sites
Index
About the Author