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On the Web: Articles

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Audubon Population & Habitat Program.

Bush vs. Earth.

Negative Population Growth (sees US as already too populated to achieve sustainable economy. Motto: "All causes are lost without population control")

Population Communication International.

Population Connection (Previously Zero Population Growth. Lobbies against growth)

Population Institute (Political action group)

Population Council

Population Media Center

In the Library: Articles

Beck, Roy & Leon Kolankiewicz. "Have U.S. environmentalists abandoned population stabilization?" World Watch (jul/aug 2001).

Foster, John Bellamy. "Malthus' Essay on Population at age 200: a Marxian view," Monthly Review 7 (12/98):1-18.

Gimenez, Martha E. "Population & capitalism," Latin American Perspectives 4,4 (fall 77):5-40.

Rivlin, Michael. "When hate goes green," On Earth 24,2 (sum 02). On the environmentalist's argument for limiting immigration.

van Beusekom, Monica M. "From underpopulation to overpopulation: French perceptions of population, environment & agricultural development in French Soudan (Mali), 1900-1960," Environmental History 4,2 (4/99):198-219.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Allison, Anthony (ed.) Population Control (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1970).

Alonso, William & Paul Starr (eds.) The Politics of Numbers (NY: Russell Sage, 1987).

Anon. (ed.) Three Great Economists (NY: Oxford, 1997). Smith, Malthus & Keynes.

Back, Kurt W. Family Planning & Population Control: The Challenges of a Successful Movement (Boston: Twayne, 1989).

Bandarage, Asoka. Women, Population & Global Crisis (London: Zed, 1997).

Brown, Lester. In the Human Interest: A Strategy to Stabilize World Population (NY: Norton, 1974).

__________ & Erik Eckholm. By Bread Alone (NY: Praeger, 1974).

__________ (ed.) annual State of the World reports, published by World Watch in Washington.

Chaudhry, Muhammad Sharif. Family Planning in Islam (Lahore: Impact, 1996).

Coleman, Samuel. Family Planning in Japanese Society: Traditional Birth Control in a Modern Urban Culture (Princeton: Princeton U, 1983).

Colinvaux, Paul. The Fates of Nations: A Biological Theory of History (NY: Simon & Schuster, 1980). Applies niche theory to Homo sapiens.

Dolan, Brian (ed.) Malthus, Medicine & Morality: Malthusianism after 1798 (Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2000).

Dupaquier, J. et al. (eds.) Malthus Past & Present (NY: Academic, 1983).

Ehrlich, Paul. The Population Bomb (NY: Ballantine, 1968).

__________. The End of Affluence: A Blueprint for Your Future (NY: Ballantine, 1974).

__________; Anne H. Ehrlich & John P. Holdren. Ecoscience: Population, Resources, Environment (San Francisco: W.H. Freeman, 1977).

__________ & John P. Holdren (eds.) The Cassandra Conference: Resources & the Human Predicament (College Station TX: Texas A&M, 1988).

__________ & Anne H. Ehrlich. The Population Explosion (NY: Simon & Schuster, 1990).

__________; Anne H. Ehrlich & Gretchen C. Daily. The Stork & the Plow: The Equity Answer to the Human Dilemma (NY: Putnam's, 1995).

__________. A World of Wounds: Ecologists & the Human Dilemma (Oldendorf/Luhe: Ecology Institute, 1997).

Elwell, Frank W. A Commentary on Malthus' 1798 Essay on Population as Social Theory (Lewiston NY: E. Mellen, 2001).

Fagley, Richard Martin. The Population Explosion & Christian Responsibility (NY: Oxford, 1960).

Gibbs, Lois Marie. Dying from Dioxin: A Citizen’s Guide to Reclaiming our Health and Rebuilding Democracy (Boston, MA : South End Press, 2003).

Glass, David V. Introduction to Malthus (London: Watts, 1953).

Hardin, Garret. Living Within Limits: Ecology, Economics & Population Taboos (NY: Oxford, 1993).

Kellman, Mitchell. World Hunger: A Neo-Malthusian Perspective (NY: Praeger, 1987).

Keysers, Loes & Ines Smyth. Family Planning: More than Fertility Control? (East Lansing: Michigan State U., 1989).

Khalifa, Mona. Family Planning & Sustainable Devleopment in Egypt (Cairo: Cairo Demographic Center, 1994).

Lakshmanna, Mamata. Population Control & Family Planning in India (Delhi: Discovery, 1988).

Lappé, Frances Moore & Rachel Schurman. The Missing Piece in the Population Puzzzle (San Francisco: Institute for Food & Development Policy, 1988).

__________ & Rachel Schurman. Taking Population Seriously (San Francisco: Institute for Food & Development Policy, 1990).

Lenica, Jan & Alfred Sauvy. Population Explosion, Abundance or Famine (NY: Dell, 1962).

Mahadevan, K. & M. Sumangala. Social Development, Cultural Change & Fertility Decline: A Study of Fertility Change in Kerala (New Delhi: Sage, 1987).

Malthus, Thomas Robert. An Essay on Population [1798] (NY: Dutton, 1958).

Mamdani, Mahmood. The Myth of Population Control: Family, Caste, & Class in an Indian Village (NY: Monthly Review, 1978).

McCormack, Arthur. The Population Explosion & World Hunger (London: Burns & Oates, 1963).

Meadows, Donella H. et al. The Limits to Growth: A Report for the Club of Rome's Project on the Predicament of Mankind (NY: Universe, 1972).

__________. Beyond the Limits: Confronting Global Collapse, Envisioning a Sustainable Future (Post Mills VT: Chelsea Green, 1992).

Meek, Ronald L. (ed.) Marx & Engels on the Population Bomb: Selections from the Writings of Marx & Engels Dealing with the Theories of Thomas Robert Malthus (Berkeley: Ramparts, 1971).

Michaelson, Karen L. And the Poor Get Children: Radical Perspectives on Population Dynamics (NY: Monthly Review, 1981).

Negative Population Growth & Federation for American Immigration. Reinventing Malthus for the 21st Century: A Bicentennial Event on Malthus' Original Population Essay (Washington: Negative Population Growth, 1997).

Nickerson, Jane Soames. Homage to Malthus (Port Washington NY: Kennikat, 1975).

Ohlin, Goran. Population Control & Economic Development (Paris: OECD, 1967).

Omran, Abdel Rahim. Family Planning in the Legacy of Islam (NY: Routledge, 1992).

Pestel, Eduard. Beyond the Limits to Growth: A Report to the Club of Rome (NY: Universe, 1989).

Phillips, J.F.& J.A. Ross (eds.) Family Planning Programs & Fertility (Oxford: Clarendon, 1992).

Pirages, Dennis & Paul R. Ehrlich. Ark II: Social Response to Environmental Imperatives (NY: Viking, 1974).

Pohlman, Edward (ed.) Population: A Clash of Prophets (NY: New American Library, 1973).

Rohe, John F. A Bicentennial Malthusian Essay: Conservation, Population, & the Indifference to Limits (Traverse City MI: Rhodes & Easton, 1997).

Ross, Eric B. The Malthus Factor: Population, Poverty & Politics in Capitalist Development (London: Zed, 1998).

Ross, John A et al. Family Planning & Population: A Compendium of International Statistics (NY: Population Council, 1993).

Russell, Maud. Population Control in China: Up-Date on the "One-Child-per-Family" Program (NY: M. Russell, 1986).

Shapiro, Thomas. Population Control Politics: Women, Sterilization & Reproductive Choice (Philadelphia: Temple, 1985).

Serron, Luis A. Scarcity, Exploitation & Poverty: Malthus & Marx in Mexico (Norman: U. Oklahoma, 1980).

Smith, Kenneth. The Malthusian Controversy (NY: Octagon, 1978).

Talmor, Ezra (ed.) Malthus Our Contemporary (NY: Pergamon, 1983).

Turner, Michael (ed.) Malthus & His Time (NY: St. Martin's, 1986).

Watson, Walter B. (ed.) Family Planning in the Developing World: A Review of Programs (NY: Population Council, 1977).

Wood, John Cunningham (ed.) Thomas Robert Malthus, Critical Assessments (London: Croom Helm, 1986).

Zinke, George W. The Problem of Malthus: Must Progress End in Overpopulation? (Boulder: U. Colorado, 1967).

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CD & Audio

Noam Chomsky, "Population control in the New World Order" (audiotape). From Radio Free Maine; P.Ol. Box 2705; Augusta, ME 04338.

Film & Video

"Dodging Doomsday" [2000], dir. Bettina Lerner, 51m. From Films for the Humanities & Sciences.

"The Legacy of Malthus" [1994], dir. Deepa Dhanraj, 50m. From Bullfrog Films.

"Paul Ehrlich" [1986], dir. John M. Whiteley, 29m.

"Paul Ehrlich & the Population Bomb" [1996], by KQED & Buffalo Gap Television, 60m. From Films for the Humanities & Sciences.

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