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Global Population: History, Geopolitics, and Life on Earth

Alison Bashford

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231147668
eISBN:
9780231519526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231147668.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Concern about the size of the world's population did not begin with the “population bomb” in 1968. It arose in the aftermath of World War I and was understood as an issue with far-reaching ... More


Detonating the Population Bomb

Emily Klancher Merchant

in Building the Population Bomb

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197558942
eISBN:
9780197558973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197558942.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter 6 documents the fragmentation of what had previously been a consensus regarding global population growth at the end of the 1960s and beginning of the 1970s, resulting in the emergence of two ... More


Introduction

Rickie Solinger and Mie Nakachi

in Reproductive States: Global Perspectives on the Invention and Implementation of Population Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199311071
eISBN:
9780190245627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199311071.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

For centuries, nations have been concerned about the size and the composition of their populations. Are there enough adults to meet military and labor needs and to satisfy territorial aspirations? Is ... More


Reproductive States: Global Perspectives on the Invention and Implementation of Population Policy

Rickie Solinger and Mie Nakachi (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199311071
eISBN:
9780190245627
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199311071.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This is a collection of case studies that explore when and how half of the twenty most populous countries in the world invented and implemented population policies. It presents analyses of ... More


Towns of Tomorrow

Rosemary Wakeman

in Practicing Utopia: An Intellectual History of the New Town Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226346038
eISBN:
9780226346175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226346175.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Chapter Five looks at four new towns of tomorrow in the 1960s and the application of systems logic in Britain, France, India, and the United States. It concentrates on comprehensive land use planning ... More


Epilogue

Emily Klancher Merchant

in Building the Population Bomb

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197558942
eISBN:
9780197558973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197558942.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The epilogue briefly traces the history of population thought and policy from the 1974 UN World Population Conference to the present. It contends that the real problem with population is that it ... More


Bleeding across Time: First Principles of US Population Policy

Rickie Solinger

in Reproductive States: Global Perspectives on the Invention and Implementation of Population Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199311071
eISBN:
9780190245627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199311071.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

Throughout US history, “reproductive politics”—the terrain of struggle regarding who has power over sex, pregnancy, and satellite issues—has been a crucial aspect of policies and laws devised to ... More


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