The State of Humanity

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Julian Simon
Wiley, 1995 - Science - 694 pages
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This book provides a comprehensive and balanced assessment of the state of the Earth and its inhabitants at the close of the twentieth century. More than fifty scholars from all over the world present new, concise and accessible accounts of the present state of humanity and the prospects for its social and natural environment. The subjects range from deforestation, water pollution and ozone layer depletion to poverty, homelessness, mortality and murder. Each contributor considers the present situation, historical trends, likely future prospects, and the efficacy or otherwise of current activity and policy. The coverage is worldwide, with a particular emphasis on North America.

The State of Humanity is a magnificent and eye-opening synthesis of cultural, social, economic and environmental perspectives. It will interest all those - including geographers, economists, sociologists and policy makers - concerned to understand some of the most pressing problems of our time.

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The State of Humanity: Steadily Improving
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The state of humanity.
Title: The state of humanity. POPLINE Document Number: 251137. Author(s):. Simon JL. Source citation:. Cambridge, Massachusetts, Blackwell, 1995. x, 694 p. ... docs/ 1175/ 251137.html

GEL 305 Energy and Mineral Resources
576-587, in The State of Humanity, Julian L. Simon (ed.). 2/28, Nuclear waste disposal, p.82-91 (CVS) Ahearne, jf (1993) "The Future of Nuclear Power", ... mary.rodentice/ courses/ syllabi/ gel_305.html

Julian Simon, Whaling and the "Good News"
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The State of Humanity updates and vastly expands 1984's The Resourceful Earth, edited by Simon and the late Herman Kahn. That book was intended to refute ... index.asp?fa=ProductDetails& method=& pid=1441074

About the author (1995)

Julian Simon is Professor of Economics at the University of Maryland. He has published widely. His books include The Resourceful Earth (with Herman Kahn), The Economics of Population Growth, The Ultimate Resource, The Management of Advertising, Basic Research Methods in Social Science, and Applied Managerial Economics.

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