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Global issues : an introduction, John L. Seitz

Label
Global issues : an introduction
Title
Global issues
Title remainder
an introduction
Statement of responsibility
John L. Seitz
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1931-
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Seitz, John L.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Economic development
  • Economic history
  • Developing countries
  • Developing countries
Label
Global issues : an introduction, John L. Seitz
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [280]-289) and index
Contents
  • Preface
  • 1.
  • Wealth and Poverty of Nations.
  • p. 1
  • Orthodox Approach.
  • p. 2
  • Radical Approach.
  • p. 5
  • Growth-with-Equity Approach.
  • p. 8
  • Conclusions.
  • p. 12
  • Notes.
  • p. 15
  • 2.
  • Population and Development.
  • p. 17
  • Changing Population of the World.
  • p. 17
  • Causes of the Population Explosion.
  • p. 24
  • Population Growth Affects Development.
  • p. 26
  • Development Affects Population Growth.
  • p. 30
  • Governmental Population Policies.
  • p. 34
  • Future.
  • p. 39
  • Conclusions.
  • p. 43
  • Notes.
  • p. 44
  • 3.
  • Food and Development.
  • p. 46
  • Food Production.
  • p. 46
  • How Many Are Hungry?.
  • p. 47
  • Causes of World Hunger.
  • p. 48
  • Food Affects Development.
  • p. 51
  • Development Affects Food.
  • p. 53
  • Green Revolution.
  • p. 62
  • Governmental Food Policies.
  • p. 63
  • Future Food Supplies.
  • p. 66
  • Conclusions.
  • p. 71
  • Notes.
  • p. 72
  • 4.
  • Energy and Development.
  • p. 76
  • Energy Crisis.
  • p. 76
  • Responses by Governments to the Energy Crisis.
  • p. 80
  • Effect of the Energy Crisis on Third World Development Plans.
  • p. 84
  • Relationship Between Energy Use and Development.
  • p. 86
  • Greenhouse Effect.
  • p. 91
  • Energy Transition.
  • p. 94
  • Nuclear Power: A Case Study.
  • p. 103
  • Conclusions.
  • p. 111
  • Notes.
  • p. 113
  • 5.
  • Environment and Development.
  • p. 117
  • Awakening.
  • p. 117
  • Air.
  • p. 119
  • Water.
  • p. 123
  • Land.
  • p. 126
  • Workplace and the Home.
  • p. 132
  • Use of Natural Resources.
  • p. 135
  • Extinction of Species.
  • p. 139
  • Environmental Politics.
  • p. 142
  • Conclusions.
  • p. 144
  • Notes.
  • p. 146
  • 6.
  • Technology and Development.
  • p. 149
  • Benefits of Technology.
  • p. 149
  • Short-term versus Long-term Benefits.
  • p. 150
  • Unanticipated Consequences of the Use of Technology.
  • p. 153
  • Inappropriate Uses of Technology.
  • p. 156
  • Limits to the "Technological Fix".
  • p. 158
  • Threat of Nuclear War: A Case Study.
  • p. 160
  • Conclusions.
  • p. 166
  • Notes.
  • p. 167
  • 7.
  • Alternative Futures.
  • p. 170
  • Doom.
  • p. 171
  • Growth.
  • p. 175
  • Steady State.
  • p. 177
  • Conclusions.
  • p. 179
  • Notes.
  • p. 181
  • Selected Bibliography.
  • p. 183
  • Index.
  • p. 189
Control code
l82001025237
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xvi, 304 p.
Isbn
9780631226420
Lccn
2001025237
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Global issues : an introduction, John L. Seitz
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [280]-289) and index
Contents
  • Preface
  • 1.
  • Wealth and Poverty of Nations.
  • p. 1
  • Orthodox Approach.
  • p. 2
  • Radical Approach.
  • p. 5
  • Growth-with-Equity Approach.
  • p. 8
  • Conclusions.
  • p. 12
  • Notes.
  • p. 15
  • 2.
  • Population and Development.
  • p. 17
  • Changing Population of the World.
  • p. 17
  • Causes of the Population Explosion.
  • p. 24
  • Population Growth Affects Development.
  • p. 26
  • Development Affects Population Growth.
  • p. 30
  • Governmental Population Policies.
  • p. 34
  • Future.
  • p. 39
  • Conclusions.
  • p. 43
  • Notes.
  • p. 44
  • 3.
  • Food and Development.
  • p. 46
  • Food Production.
  • p. 46
  • How Many Are Hungry?.
  • p. 47
  • Causes of World Hunger.
  • p. 48
  • Food Affects Development.
  • p. 51
  • Development Affects Food.
  • p. 53
  • Green Revolution.
  • p. 62
  • Governmental Food Policies.
  • p. 63
  • Future Food Supplies.
  • p. 66
  • Conclusions.
  • p. 71
  • Notes.
  • p. 72
  • 4.
  • Energy and Development.
  • p. 76
  • Energy Crisis.
  • p. 76
  • Responses by Governments to the Energy Crisis.
  • p. 80
  • Effect of the Energy Crisis on Third World Development Plans.
  • p. 84
  • Relationship Between Energy Use and Development.
  • p. 86
  • Greenhouse Effect.
  • p. 91
  • Energy Transition.
  • p. 94
  • Nuclear Power: A Case Study.
  • p. 103
  • Conclusions.
  • p. 111
  • Notes.
  • p. 113
  • 5.
  • Environment and Development.
  • p. 117
  • Awakening.
  • p. 117
  • Air.
  • p. 119
  • Water.
  • p. 123
  • Land.
  • p. 126
  • Workplace and the Home.
  • p. 132
  • Use of Natural Resources.
  • p. 135
  • Extinction of Species.
  • p. 139
  • Environmental Politics.
  • p. 142
  • Conclusions.
  • p. 144
  • Notes.
  • p. 146
  • 6.
  • Technology and Development.
  • p. 149
  • Benefits of Technology.
  • p. 149
  • Short-term versus Long-term Benefits.
  • p. 150
  • Unanticipated Consequences of the Use of Technology.
  • p. 153
  • Inappropriate Uses of Technology.
  • p. 156
  • Limits to the "Technological Fix".
  • p. 158
  • Threat of Nuclear War: A Case Study.
  • p. 160
  • Conclusions.
  • p. 166
  • Notes.
  • p. 167
  • 7.
  • Alternative Futures.
  • p. 170
  • Doom.
  • p. 171
  • Growth.
  • p. 175
  • Steady State.
  • p. 177
  • Conclusions.
  • p. 179
  • Notes.
  • p. 181
  • Selected Bibliography.
  • p. 183
  • Index.
  • p. 189
Control code
l82001025237
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xvi, 304 p.
Isbn
9780631226420
Lccn
2001025237
Other physical details
ill.

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