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Choosing Future Population

By Cohen, Joel E.

How will the twenty-first century differ from the twentieth? The human population will probably be larger, more slowly growing, more urban, and older. The human population will interact in the twenty-first century with dramatic economic changes, which could take place in information technology, biotechnology, and economic inequality. These demographic and economic possibilities will in turn hold the potential for major cultural changes in education and the status of women. There will also be major changes in the relationships between humans and our physical, chemical and biological environment.

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Sociology / Environment and Nature / Education Studies / Demography / Population Growth / Economics / Public Policy / Environmental Studies /