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OPEN YALE COURSES - GLOBAL PROBLEMS OF POPULATION GROWTH
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  Books used in this course  

Why Population Matters
Nancy Birdsall, Steven Sinding
Oxford University Press
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Woman's Role in Economic Development
Ester Boserup
St. Martin's Press
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May You Be the Mother of a Hundred Sons: A Journey Among the Women of India
Elizabeth Bumiller
Ballantine Books
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Biology
Neil A. Campbell, Jane B. Reece, and Lawrence G. Mitchell
Addison Wesley Longman, Inc.
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Mendel's Legacy: The Origin of Classical Genetics
Elof Carlson
Cold Spring Laboratory Press
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How Many People Can the Earth Support?
Joel E. Cohen
W. W. Norton & Company
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When Children Want Children
Leon Dash
Penguin Books
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Our Inner Ape
Frans De Waal
Penguin Books
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Chimpanzee Politics: Power and Sex among Apes
Frans De Waal
Johns Hopkins University Press
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The Human Drama of Abortion: A Global Search for Consensus
Anibal Faundes and Jose Barzelatto
Vanderbilt University Press
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A Natural History of Sex: The Ecology and Evolution of Sexual Behavior
Adrian Forsyth
Charles Scribner and Sons
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Developmental Biology, 7th Ed.
Scott Gilbert
Sinauer Associates Inc.
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The European Experience of Declining Fertility, 1850-1970: The Quiet Revolution
John R. Gillis, Louise A. Tilly, David Levine
Blackwell Publishers
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The Chimpanzee of Gombe: Patterns and Behavior
Jane Goodall
Harvard University Press
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The Third Revolution: Environment, Population and a Sustainable World
Paul Harrison
I B Tauris & Co Ltd
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Ache Life History: The Ecology and Demography of a Foraging People
A. Magdalena Hurtado and Kim Hill
Aldine Books
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War before Civilization: The Myth of the Peaceful Savage
Lawrence H. Keeley
Oxford University Press
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Preparing for the Twenty-First Century
Paul Kennedy
Vintage Books
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Oedipus in the Stone Age: A Psychoanalytic Study of Masculinization in Papua New Guinea
Theodore Lidz and Ruth W. Lidz
International Universities Press
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A Concise History of World Population: An Introduction to Population Processes
Massimo Livi-Bacci
Blackwell Publishers
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Dubious Conceptions: The Politics of Teenage Pregnancy
Kristin Luker
Harvard University Press
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Abortion and the Politics of Motherhood
Kristin Luker
University of California Press
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Abortion in America: The Origins and Evolution of National Policy
James C. Mohr
Oxford University Press
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A Mother's Ordeal: One Woman's Fight Against China's One-Child Policy
Steven Mosher
Houghton Mifflin
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The Morality of Abortion: An Almost Absolute Value in History
John T. Noonan
Harvard University Press
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Demonic Males: Apes and the Origins of Human Violence
Dale Peterson and Richard Wrangham
Houghton Mifflin
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Communication Networks: Toward a New Paradigm for Research
Everett Rogers and D. Lawrence Kincaid
Collier MacMillan Publishers
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The Women of Suye Mura
Robert J. Smith and Ella Wiswell
University of Chicago Press
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The Fear of Population Decline
Michael Teitelbaum and Jay Winter
Academic Press
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Going All the Way: Teenage Girls' Tales of Sex, Romance, and Pregnancy
Sharon Thompson
Hill and Wang
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A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century
Barbara Tuchman
Knopf
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Population: An Introduction to Concepts and Issues, 8th Ed.
John R. Weeks
Wadsworth Publishing Company
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Daughther of the River
Ying Hong
Grove Press
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  Additional books of interest  

The Crowded Greenhouse
Population, Climate Change, and Creating a Sustainable World



This book presents a revolutionary vision of how we can create a sustainable planet. Focusing on two critical global issues—rapid population growth and a human-induced climate change—it prescribes steps and a view of the future that we can adopt to stabilize both population and climate.

2002   258 pp.
Cloth ISBN: 9780300093209
$65.00 / $58.50
 
Sexual Chemistry
A History of the Contraceptive Pill



The revolutionary and highly regarded contraceptive pill, introduced in the 1960s, transformed the lives of millions of women. Yet the pill proved not to be the social panacea its inventors envisioned. This fascinating and original history explores the little-known origins of the pill, the obstacles to its acceptance, the challenges it presented to science and society, its transformation into a we...

2010   416 pp.   -   Paper ISBN: 9780300167917
$27.50 / $24.75


The Bridge at the Edge of the World
Capitalism, the Environment, and Crossing from Crisis to Sustainability



The author of Red Sky at Morning would be the first to agree that we are in deep environmental trouble, but he offers hope that there is still time to avert global catastrophe. Gus Speth explores a wide variety of promising and even radical ideas for transforming modern capitalism so as to protect and restore the natural world.


2009   320 pp.
Paper ISBN: 9780300151152
$18.00 / $16.20
 
The Politics of Food Supply
U.S. Agricultural Policy in the World Economy



This book explores the forces that have shaped agricultural policies in the U.S. during the past eighty years, showing how divisions and coalitions within agriculture affected supply management policy and highlighting the roles played by the world economy, the civil rights movement, and existing national policy.

Yale Agrarian Studies Series
2012   302 pp.   -   Paper ISBN: 9780300181869
$26.00 / $23.40


The Politics of Food Supply
U.S. Agricultural Policy in the World Economy



This book explores the forces that have shaped agricultural policies in the U.S. during the past eighty years, showing how divisions and coalitions within agriculture affected supply management policy and highlighting the roles played by the world economy, the civil rights movement, and existing national policy.

Yale Agrarian Studies Series
2009   304 pp.
Cloth ISBN: 9780300139242
$60.00 / $54.00


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