ERIC Number: ED049992
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1970-Jan-9
Population Growth: Crisis and Challenge.
Beaton, John R., Ed.; Doberenz, Alexander R., Ed.
The proceedings of this first annual symposium on population growth considers the consequences of this growth, along with possible means of regulation. Topics of speeches include: Population Outlook in Asia (Irene Taeuber); Malnutrition is a Problem of Ecology (Paul Gyorgy); The Leisure Explosion (E. H. Storey); Effects of Pollution on Population Growth (Dean Abrahamson); Fertility Reduction...(Robert McLaughlin); The Role of the Federal Government in Population Research (Jerry Combs, Jr.); and, Pregnancy Detection and Community Outreach (Ronald Pion). Two panel discussions, involving the speakers and audience, concern: the effects of pollution on humans, their quality of life, and the earth; levels of population capable of being sustained, and at what cost; future food supply; voluntary vs. legally prescribed population control, etc. A list of selected references conclude the report. The proceedings of the second annual symposium are reported in SO 001 170. (JLB)
Descriptors: Conferences, Contraception, Family Planning, Government Role, Majority Attitudes, Overpopulation, Pollution, Population Growth, Social Attitudes
College of Human Biology, University of Wisconsin, Green Bay, Wisconsin ($1.50)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Lilly (Eli) and Co., Indianapolis, IN.
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Green Bay. Coll. of Human Biology.