The Nine Lives of Population Control

Decter, Midge
December 1993
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Dec1993, Issue 38, p17
Discusses the emergence of the idea of population control. Factors that led to the emergence of the idea; Background on the inclusion of courses in eugenics in a number of universities and colleges in the U.S.; Information on a formula by Paul Ehrlich, one of the most visible and vocal advocate of the Zero Population Growth, in measuring the impact of any human group on the environment; Benefits of returning to substinence farming to people in the U.S.


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