7 edition of Population Growth & Policies in Mega-Cities found in the catalog.
by United Nations Pubns
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why south africa needs an explicit population policy 1 past policy and planning contexts for population and population size and growth rate 18 age, sex and racial composition 18 fertility 20 morbidity and mortality 23 migration, urbanisation and the spatial distribution. Zero population growth, sometimes abbreviated ZPG (also called the replacement level of fertility), is a condition of demographic balance where the number of people in a specified population neither grows nor declines, considered as a social aim by some. According to some, zero population growth, perhaps after stabilizing at some optimum population, is the ideal .
Shocking in description and crammed with detail, this book is about where and how geopolitics plays out in the twenty-first century. Drawing on the authors’ three decades of international field work and seasoned policy analysis, The Real Population Bomb hits like a pile driver. Its essential truths can no longer be ignored: we have never been here before in human Reviews: 4. 6 Will slower population growth increase per capita levels of schooling and health? 7 Will slower population growth decrease the degree of inequality in the distribution of income? 8 Will slower population growth facilitate the absorption of workers into the modern economic sector and alleviate problems of urban growth?
One cause of the extreme diversity in modal choice in developing countries is income; because much of the population is unable to afford private or motorized transport, walking and other means of nonmotorized transport need to be an integral and key part of transportation policies and investment strategies in the developing world. The long term effects of those policies mean the country will soon enter an era of “negative growth,” or a contraction in the size of the total population. Annual population growth .
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Subjects: Cities and towns -- Brazil -- São Paulo. The study deals with problems and policy options facing Third World mega-cities. It examines the major sources of urban population growth and spatial concentration and analyses the conflict between economic efficiency and decentralization.
It also assesses the implications of rapid urban population. Population growth and policies in mega-cities. Jakarta United Nations New York Australian/Harvard Citation. United Nations. Department of International Economic and Social Affairs.
Population growth and policies in mega-cities. Jakarta United Nations New York. Wikipedia Citation. Humankind's future will unfold largely in urban settings. The turn of the twenty-first century will mark a divide from a predominantly rural world to one where the majority of people will be living in cities.
By the year there will be more than cities in the world with over 1 million inhabitants. Of these, 28 will be mega-cities with populations exceeding 8 million, and two 5/5(2). The Numbers Game: Myths, Truths and Half-Truths about Human Population Growth and the Environment By Motavalli, Jim E Magazine, Vol.
15, No. 1, January-February Read preview Overview Sustainability Ethics: World Population Growth and Migration By Cairns, John, Jr Mankind Quarterly, Vol.
45, No. 2, Winter The book explores patterns of population growth and urbanization, use of different governance approaches in addressing challenges, as well as different tools and systems of appropriate allocation to address issues.
The book is a comprehensive reference for academicians, students, practitioners, professionals, managers, urban planners and. Past, current and projected future population growth is outlined. Barring a calamitous pandemic, a further increase in the world’s population from 7 to between and 10 billion by mid-century.
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Exploding the Link Between Overpopulation and Climate Change authors Pierre Desrochers and Joanna Szurmak challenge the notion that limiting population growth.
Environment 1 3(3) Corsa, L., Jr., and D. Oakley () Consequences of population growth for heals services in less developed countries an initial appraisal. in National Academy of Sciences, Rapid Population Growth: Conseq~caces and Policy Implications, Vol.
Baltimore, Aid.: Johns Hopldas University Press. The decline in population growth rate has exacerbated another problem familiar in the West: rapid ageing.
There will be million Chinese over the age of 60 as of the year Byone in four will be elderly (twice the total present population of the United States) - a rare burden for a low income country. The study deals with problems and policy options facing Third World mega-cities.
It examines the major sources of urban population growth and spatial concentration and analyses the conflict between economic efficiency and decentralization.
Population Growth, Employment and Poverty in Third-World Mega-Cities by A. Oberai,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. icted with the population-control-policies heavily. Those policies rst raise the relative amount of working population (because 1The model according to Malthus predicts that because of scarcity of resources (espe-cially land) population growth at some point leads to more poverty and therefore hampers economic growth.
Dev South Afr. Feb;8(1) Population policy in South Africa: a critical perspective. Klugman B. PIP: The argument in this article is that population growth and the concept of balancing resources against population growth is flawed when the context, in this case South Africa, is gross inequalities in resource distribution.
Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. Population growth and policies in mega-cities: Mexico City in SearchWorks catalog. “The book is a welcome addition to the literature on population policy. the author has written an informative survey of a complex, multidimensional topic.
It is especially useful for those who want a concise overview of diverse population policies in many parts of the world including their origin, evolution, and, to a lesser extent. This document is one in a series of studies that focus on the population policies and plans of a number of mega-cities in developing countries.
The object of the series is to examine the formulation, implementation, and evaluation of the population policies of mega-cities from a broad perspective, emphasizing the reciprocal links between population and development.Population Policies Definition: Population policies to influence population growth and distribution involve a wide range of decisions and actions by governments, both direct and indirect, which influence individual and family decisions regarding marriage and childbearing, working arrangements, place of residence, etc.ii interpretations; and the Impact of rapid population growth on health and other socio-economic development.
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