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Published: 02 September 2021 (Estimated)

296 Pages


ISBN: 9780197558942

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Building the Population Bomb

Emily Klancher Merchant

  • Provides a definitive history of demography and population control in the United States
  • Challenges the popular perception that population growth itself is problematic
  • Explains how human population growth came to be seen as the root of the world's most serious problems
  • Defines and historicizes concepts of birth control, family planning, and population control