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Title Elephants in the Volkswagen : facing the tough questions about our overcrowded country / [edited by] Lindsey Grant.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : W.H. Freeman, c1992.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  304.6 El27 1992    ---  Available
Description xii, 272 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [246]-264) and index.
Contents Reconciling Texas and Berkeley : the concept of optimum population -- Land, energy, and water : the constraints governing ideal U.S. population size / David and Marcia Pimentel -- Energy and population : transitional issues and eventual limits / Paul J. Werbos -- Manning the American military in the twenty-first century : demographics and national security / Martin Binkin -- Political confrontation with economic reality : mass immigration in the postindustrial age / Vernon M. Briggs, Jr. -- Optimal city size and population density for the twenty-first century / Alden Speare, Jr., Michael J. White -- Plight of the Chesapeake / Stephen E. Tennenbaum, Robert Costanza -- You can't go West : stress in the high country / Dennis Brownridge -- Most overpopulated nation / Paul R. and Anne H. Ehrlich -- Cornucopian fallacies -- Too many old people? -- How to get there from here : the demographic route to optimal population size / Leon F. Bouvier -- Sustainable immigration : learning to say no / David E. Simcox -- How to influence fertility : the experience so far / John R. Weeks -- Escaping the overpopulation trap / Robert Costanza -- Europe in the energy transition : the case for a smaller population -- Neighbors' problems, our problems : population growth in Central America / Robert W. Fox.
Subject United States -- Population.
Population -- Economic aspects.
Population -- Environmental aspects.
Added Author Grant, Lindsey.
ISBN 0716722682 (pbk.) : $13.95
0716722674 : $22.95

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