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Population and development

David C. Pitt

Population and development

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Published by University of Auckland Dept. of Sociology in [Auckland] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries
    • Subjects:
    • Developing countries -- Population.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. i-xxix.

      StatementDavid Pitt.
      SeriesWorking papers in comparative sociology ;, no. 7
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHB884 .P57
      The Physical Object
      Pagination112, xxix p. :
      Number of Pages112
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4474379M
      LC Control Number79301767

      Although Boserup is widely regarded as being anti-Malthusian, both her insights and those of Malthus can be comfortably combined within the same general theoretical framework. Lee, David S. Nevertheless, compared to most of the current scientific literature, the ICPD seems to underestimate the seriousness and urgency of the issues at stake. Competing hypotheses have been proposed to explain the late onset and slow pace of transition. In her later years, in the s, she lived in TicinoSwitzerland. When those lands have included foraging peoples, the results have usually been genocidal for the latter.

      Download PDF The essays assembled in this supplement to Population and Development Review address the history of national and international political responses to high fertility and rapid population growth; the demographic dimensions of economic globalization and international factor mobility; policy implications of population-linked changes in the natural and built environment; and problems of managing international migration. The fast increase in the size of the population in many developing countries is a serious obstacle to their attempts to overcome their backwardness, make a substantial improvement to their quality of life, and achieve a sustainable way of exploiting their renewable and non-renewable resources. Therefore, workloads tend to rise while efficiency drops. Transition has major implications for family and kinship patterns, urbanization, public finance and the welfare state, and intergenerational relations. These are followed by empirically rich chapters on each of the main components of population change - mortality, fertility, internal and international migration, age structures and skill base - each elaborating key ideas with detailed and contrasting case studies from all regions of the developing world. Retaining the structure of the well-received first edition, the book has been substantially revised and updated.

      Free shipping for individuals worldwide Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days. A final chapter attempts a synthesis of the various approaches to explaining and predicting age patterns of mortality. How does population size, distribution, age structure and skill base affect development patterns and prospects? How can we unravel the strong positive association between socioeconomic status and health? But in an all-out, civilization-shredding Malthusian crisis all bets are off. Population and development: the demographic transition Dyson, Tim Population and development: the demographic transition.


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Population and development book

Not enough food? The text is enlivened by a number of case studies from around the world, most of which are new or have been substantially revised. At this juncture, the future course of fertility in sub-Saharan Africa remains highly uncertain.

And much of her book demonstrates the point with various examples of the way that in non-industrial farming systems additional labour inputs into such things as irrigation, tillage and fertility management results in higher yields per unit area.

When those lands have included foraging peoples, the results have usually been genocidal for the latter. Brand new Book.

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The book will be valuable to students of sustainability, population and development, and governmental policy advising sectors as well as the NGO and humanitarian sectors. Download PDF The essays assembled in this supplement to Population and Development Review address the history of national and international political responses to high fertility and rapid population growth; the demographic dimensions of economic globalization and international factor mobility; policy implications of population-linked changes in the natural and built environment; and problems of managing international migration.

There is a large bibliography, with major new sections identifying a wide range of online resources for further study. The authors are leading scientists from demography, evolutionary biology, and field ecology, equipped to draw insights not only from human populations but also from the comparative mortality patterns and environmental circumstances of many other species: mammals, birds, fish, and insects.

Malthus is vanquished by scientific progress. Competing hypotheses have been proposed to explain the late onset and slow pace of transition. Boserup's work is widely credited as a motivation behind the United Nations Decade for Women.

Legal frameworks may be legislated, but are often rarely implemented. A managed agricultural involution would be one strand of that larger effort alluded to above of trimming human lifeways to extant ecological possibilities, which in a sub-critical juggle scenario would also unfurl in arenas of consumption other than food.

Written by a leading international scholar in population, the book successfully integrates cutting-edge academic research with the focus and efforts of international development agencies. The papers collected in this supplement to Population and Development Review contribute to the development of such a theory.

How can we unravel the strong positive association between socioeconomic status and health? And even if you do, new solutions beget new problems and rebound effects, so you may just be kicking the can down the road until it turns into an even bigger and more intractable problem later on.

Geertz, op cit. There are concluding and more integrative discussions on population policies and global population futures. Let me begin by offering you an exclusive behind-the-scenes peek into the intellectual ferment that is the Small Farm Future office.

Publisher Abstract The demographic transition and its related effects of population growth, fertility decline and ageing populations are fraught with problems and controversy.

Inshe and Mogens worked in India in a research project run by Gunnar Myrdal ; she and Mogens worked in India until Sep 15,  · Population and Development: The Demographic Transition [Tim Dyson] on sylvaindez.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The demographic transition and its related effects of population growth, fertility decline and ageing populations are fraught with problems and controversy.

When discussed in relation to the global south and the modern project of development5/5(2). Legal frameworks may be legislated, but are often rarely sylvaindez.com book will be valuable to students of sustainability, population and development, and governmental policy advising sectors as well as the NGO and humanitarian sectors.

Effect of Population Growth on Economic Development in India his theory in the book of population growth for economic development. Some view rapid population growth as a. 3 Two con⁄icting views on population and development 4 From stagnation to growth (Harvard Kennedy School) Hillel Rapoport PEDSpring 25 / From stagnation to growth As we have seen in the previous chapter, for millennia population growth remained low.

Bringing together Population Studies, Development Studies and Geography, the new edition of Population and Development is a key resource for undergraduate and postgraduate students across a range of programmes with specialist modules on population change.

There is a large bibliography, with major new sections identifying a wide range of online resources for further study. Brand new Book. The new edition of Population and Development offers an up-to-date perspective on one of the critical issues at the heart of the problems of development for all countries, and especially those that seek to implement major economic and social change: the reflexive relationships between a country's population and its development.