|Appears in Collections:||Management, Work and Organisation Journal Articles|
|Peer Review Status:||Refereed|
|Title:||Introduction: Economics of an ageing world|
Wright, Robert E
Social history 1945-
|Citation:||Lisenkova K, McQuaid R & Wright RE (2010) Introduction: Economics of an ageing world. Twenty-First Century Society, 5 (3), pp. 229-231. https://doi.org/10.1080/17450144.2010.480822|
|Abstract:||First paragraph: In the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s there was great concern that the population of the world was growing too rapidly. This concern generated a series of books aimed at getting the over-population message across to a more general audience. Perhaps three of the most influential were Karl Sax's Standing Room Only (1955), Paul Ehrlich's The Population Bomb (1968), and Donella H. Meadows et al.'s The Limits to Growth (1972). This view of impending ‘doom and gloom' is best exemplified by Ehrlich's chilling warning: ‘mankind will breed itself into oblivion (p. xii)'. It is safe to conclude that much of what was predicted in these books has not happened.|
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