Fewer: how the new demography of depopulation will shape our future

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Ivan R. Dee, 2004 - Social Science - 241 pages
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Fewer tells a monumental human story, largely ignored, but which promises to starkly change the human condition in the years to come. Never before have birth and fertility rates fallen so far, so fast, so low, for so long, in so many places. Ben Wattenberg shows how and why this has occurred and explains what it means for the future.

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Review: Fewer: How the New Demography of Depopulation Will Shape Our Future

User Review  - Charlotte - Goodreads

The information that Wattenberg presents in Fewer is interesting: For the first time falling birth rates and not some disaster will be the cause for a drop in human popluation. This drop in population ... Read full review

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User Review  - Dedrick - Goodreads

I enjoyed the basic argument of the book, and I liked reviewing the factors that demographers must analyze to determine trends in population. However, this was definitely an amateur's argument of the ... Read full review

Contents

The Story of This Book
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And Then There Were Many Fewer
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Less Developed Less Fertility
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Copyright

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Author, columnist, and pundit Ben J. Wattenberg is the moderator of" Think Tank with Ben Wattenberg,""" an award-winning, nationally broadcast weekly program on PBS since 1994. He is also a senior fellow at both the American Enterprise Institute and the Hudson Institute in Washington, D.C. Born and raised in the Bronx, Wattenberg was an aide to and speechwriter for President Lyndon B. Johnson, served as an adviser to Senator Hubert Humphrey, and worked on Democratic senator Henry Jackson's two presidential campaigns, during which time he also helped write the Democratic National Platform. He has also been appointed to various boards under Carter, Reagan, and Bush Sr. Wattenberg is the author of several books on public policy and demographics, including" Fewer: How the New Demography of Depopulation Will Shape Our Future,"" The Birth Dearth, Values Matter Most," and (with Richard Scammon) the now-classic "The Real Majority,"

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