Politics and Population Control: A Documentary History, 1st Edition

  • Kathleen A. Tobin
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  • ISBN-10: 0313059675
  • ISBN-13: 9780313059674
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 171 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2004 | Published/Released September 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2004

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Covers a wide spectrum of issues from the threat of a population explosion, to birth control, women's rights, and lawmakers' desires to address social ills. Includes primary documents that illustrate population issues from the mid-18th century to the present.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Resources.
An Essay on the Principle of Population; or, A View of Its Past and Present Effects on Human Happiness; With an Inquiry Into Our Prospects Respecting the Future Removal or Mitigation of the Evils Which It Occasions.
Of Population. An Enquiry Concerning the Power of Increase in the Numbers of Mankind, Being an Answer to Mr. Malthus's Essay on That Subject.
A Letter to the Rev. T. R. Malthus, M.A. F.R.S. Being An Answer to the Criticism, On Mr. Godwin's Work On Population, Which Was Inserted In The LXXth Number of the Edinburgh Review: To Which Is Added An Examination of the Censuses of Great Britain and Ireland.
"Outlines of a Critique of Political Economy".
Contemporary Social Problems: A Course of Lectures Delivered at the University of Padua.
The Science of Society.
"Population Pressure in Japan".
The Population Bomb.
Our Overcrowded World: A Background Book on the Population Crisis.
"The Conundrum of Consumption".
"The Human Factor".
2: Economics.
A Modest Proposal for Preventing the Children of Poor People in Ireland, from being a Burden to Their Parents or Country; and for Making Them Beneficial to the Publick.
An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations.
On Political Economy in Connection With the Moral State & Moral Prospects of Society (1832).
Surplus Population: And Poor-Law Bill. A Comedy in Three Acts.
Wage Labor and Capital.
The Economics of Progress.
"Birth Control in Soviet Russia".
"Some Economic Consequences of a Declining Population".
The Affluent Society.
"Declaration of Population Strategy for Development".
3: Eugenics.
Population and Progress.
The Small Family System, Is It Injurious or Immoral?.
"Prevention of Racial Deterioration and Degeneracy".
"Is Race Suicide Possible?".
Population Problems.
"What Is Happening to Our Population?".
Eugenics: A Reassessment.
4: Race.
"A Theory of Population Deduced from the General Law of Animal Fertility".
"The Races of Man".
Inquiries into Human Faculty and Its Development.
Malthus and His Work.
The Declining Birth-Rate: Its National and International Significance.
The Passing of the Great Race: or, The Racial Basis of European History.
"Constructive Aspect of Birth Control".
Mankind at the Crossroads.
"Shall the Negro Be Exterminated?".
"ATSIC's Requirements for Social Statistics in the 1990s".
"Historical Census Statistics on Population Totals by Race, 1790 to 1990, and by Hispanic Origin, 1970 to 1990, for the United States, Regions, Divisions, and States".
5: Colonialism and Imperialism.
The History of the Brasils, From the Original Discovery, in 1500, to the Emigration of the Royal Family of Portugal, in 1807: Comprising Every Interesting Fact Connected with the Geography, Extent, Boundaries, Population, Progressive Improvements, Religion, Singular Customs and Manners, Soil, Mineral and Other Produce, Political and Commercial Relations, Etc., Etc..
"Social Conditions in Ireland".
"Conversation with Msgr. Kinseley".
The New Morality: An Interpretation of Present Social and Economic Forces and Tendencies.
Empire and Commerce in Africa, A Study in Economic Imperialism.
Danger Spots in World Population.
The Tropical World, Its Social and Economic Conditions and Its Future Status.
"Imperialism and the Pill: Humanae Vitae in Latin America".
"Demography in the Reconstruction of African Colonial History".
"A Threat to the Nation and a Threat to the Men: The Banning of Depo-Provera in Zimbabwe, 1981".
6: War.
Birth Rate and Empire.
"Over-Population of the Earth and Its Dangers".
"Birth Control or War".
"A League of Low Birth Rate Nations".
Marriage and Morals.
"War and Eugenics, Symposium".
Population Roads to Peace or War.
"Editorial: The Only Real Defense".
"Japan's Population: Past Achievements and New Problems".
Population Control and National Security: A Review of U.S. National Security Policy on Population Issues, 1970–1988.
7: Nation and Migration.
The Interest of Great Britain Considered, With Regard to her Colonies, And the Acquisitions of Canada and Guadaloupe. To Which Are Added, Observations Concerning the Increase of Mankind, Peopling of Countries, Etc..
An Enquiry into the Principles of Population, Exhibiting a System of Regulations for the Poor; Designed Immediately to Lessen, and Finally to Remove, the Evils Which Have Hitherto Pressed Upon the Labouring Classes of Society.
Familiar Letters on Population, Emigration, Home Colonization, &c. &c..
The Book of Murder! A Vade-mecum for the Commissioners and Guardians of the New Poor Law Throughout Great Britain and Ireland, Being an Exact Reprint of The Infamous Essay on the Possibility of Limiting Populousness.
The Principles of Sociology.
Mein Kampf.
My New Order.
8: President Trujillo: His Work and the Dominican Republic.
Population: A Problem for Democracy.
Proceedings of the World Population Conference, Rome, 31 August-10 September 1954, Summary Report.
Population and World Power.
"The Population of Latin America".
"Population in Israel".
9: Religion.
Remarks on the Influence of Climate, Situation, Nature of Country, Population, Nature of Food, and Way of Life, on the Disposition and Temper, Manners and Behaviour, Intellects, Laws and Customs, Form of Government, and Religion, of Mankind.
An Inquiry Concerning The Population of Nations: Containing A Refutation of Mr. Malthus's Essay on Population.
"Address on the Tercentenary of the Submission of the Augsburg Confession (25 June 1830)".
The Principles of Population, and Their Connection with Human Happiness.
A History of the Oriental Nations, Chiefly Possessions of Great Britain, Comprising India, China, Australia, South Africa, and Her Other Dependencies or Connexions in the Eastern and Southern Seas, A Complete Account of Their History, Religion, Laws, Manners and Customs, Commercial Resources, &c..
Womanhood, Lectures on Woman's Work in the World.
"Some Moral Aspects of Eugenics".
Family Limitation.
Birth Control.
"Birth Control".
"Some Arguments Considered".
"The Synagogue and Birth Control".
The Time Has Come: A Catholic Doctor's Proposals to End the Battle Over Birth Control.
Humanae Vitae (On the Regulation of Birth).
"Cairo's Wake-Up Call".
"Buddhist Resources for Issues of Population, Consumption, and the Environment".
10: Children and Family.
The Science of a New Life.
Sex Equality: A Solution of the Woman Problem.
Eugenics, Marriage and Birth Control.
The Foes of Our Own Household.
Modern Marriage.
The Child's Heredity.
"The Children's Charter".
The Struggle for Population.
The Human Multitude.
"The Humanitarian and Technical Dilemmas of Population Control in China".
11: Gender and Sexuality.
Fruits of Philosophy. An Essay on the Population Question.
"The Law of Population: Its Consequences, and Its Bearing upon Human Conduct and Morals".
"Decline of the Birthrate".
Marriage and the Sex Problem.
The Woman Rebel.
"The Outlook in India".
"Sex and Race Progress".
On Life and Sex: Essays of Love and Virtue.
The Second Sex.
Memoranda Presented to the Royal Commission on Population.
And the Poor Get Children: Sex, Contraception, and Family Planning in the Working Class.
"Symposium on Law and Population, Text of Recommendations, June 17-21, 1974, Tunis".
12: Technology.
"To the Married of Both Sexes of the Working People".
Protection of Women and Children in Soviet Russia.
The New You and Heredity.
"Report of the President".
Fabricated Man: The Ethics of Genetic Control.
Social Aspects of Applied Human Genetics—Series: Social Science Frontiers, Occasional Publications Reviewing New Fields for Social Science Development.
"Birth-Control Market-Segmentation Strategy, or How to Increase Contraceptive Usage".
"Technologies and Organization for Sustainable Provision of Basic Health Needs in the Arab World".
The Perfect Baby: Parenthood in the New World of Cloning and Genetics.
13: Numbers.
Essays. I. On the Populousness of Africa. II. On the Trade at the Forts on the Gold Coast. III. On the Necessity of Erecting a Fort at Cape Appolonia.
Principles of Political Economy, With Some of Their Applications to Social Philosophy.
Five Civilized Tribes in Indian Territory: The Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek, and Seminole Nations.
Birth Control: A Statement of Christian Doctrine Against the Neo-Malthusians.
Population Movements.
"World Population".
"International Conference on Population and Development".
"Too Many People Pose Global Risk".
About the Author.