ERIC Number: ED067327
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
The World Population Dilemma.
Population Reference Bureau, Inc., Washington, DC.
This book is the third in a series published by the Population Reference Bureau aimed at illuminating the facts and consequences of human population dynamics for secondary and college-age students. Many illustrations, charts and graphs are included in this volume to help the reader grasp a number of the current ideas and concepts that are used in discussing the population question today. Chapter one examines the population explosion and what it means. Chapter two focuses on the origins of the population explosion while chapter three discusses the momentum of population growth. The roles of science, technology, agriculture, economics, and the environment are discussed in chapter four in terms of their relation to worldwide population growth. Chapter five focuses on population trends in the United States while the final chapter discusses three possible future models which would bring a more stable balance between man and his environment. Two appendices are also included: the first contains definitions and computations helpful for students and the second one contains a World Population Data Sheet. (FDI)
Descriptors: Higher Education, Overpopulation, Population Growth, Population Trends, Reading Materials, Secondary Education, Social Influences
Columbia Books, Inc., 917 15th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20005 ($2.00)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Population Reference Bureau, Inc., Washington, DC.