Population Policy: Contemporary Issues


This volume addresses some of the most important questions that have arisen in recent debates about population policy in the Third World: What are some of the national policy priorities? How are they implemented? How successful have they been? What is the role of international agencies in the implementation of population policy? What are some of the legal and ethical issues involved? The contributors focus on the Asian region, but also offer a geographically balanced treatment of the subject by including papers that discuss the experiences of countries such as Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, and African nations.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Donald P. Warwick
  • Julian L. Simon
  • Godfrey Roberts
  • H. Yuan Tien
  • Harbans Singh
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 1990


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