The Resource A pivotal moment : population, justice, and the environmental challenge, edited by Laurie Mazur, (ebook)

A pivotal moment : population, justice, and the environmental challenge, edited by Laurie Mazur, (ebook)

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A pivotal moment : population, justice, and the environmental challenge
Title
A pivotal moment
Title remainder
population, justice, and the environmental challenge
Statement of responsibility
edited by Laurie Mazur
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Language
eng
Summary
Through a series of essays by leading demographers, environmentalists and reproductive health advocates, A Pivotal Moment offers a new perspective on the complex connection between population dynamics and environmental quality. It presents the latest research on the relationship between population growth and climate change, ecosystem health and other environmental issues. It surveys the new demographic landscape-in which population growth rates have fallen, but human numbers continue to increase. It looks back at the lessons learned from half a century of population policy-and forward to propose twenty-first century population policies that are sustainable and just. A Pivotal Moment puts forth the concept of "population justice," which is inspired by reproductive justice and environmental justice movements. Population justice holds that inequality is a root cause of both rapid population growth and environmental degradation. As the authors in this volume explain, to slow population growth and build a sustainable future, women and men need access to voluntary family planning and other reproductive health services. They need education and employment opportunities, especially for women. Population justice means tackling the deep inequities-both gender and economic-that are associated with rapid population growth and unsustainable resource consumption. Where family planning is available, where couples are confident their children will survive, where girls go to school, where young men and women have economic opportunity-there couples will have healthier and smaller families
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Midwest
Dewey number
304.6
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Mazur, Laurie Ann
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  • Population
  • Social justice
  • Sustainable development
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adult
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A pivotal moment : population, justice, and the environmental challenge, edited by Laurie Mazur, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781610911412
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11451256
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remote
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11451256
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MWT11451256
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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A pivotal moment : population, justice, and the environmental challenge, edited by Laurie Mazur, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781610911412
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11451256
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11451256
System control number
MWT11451256
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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