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Main Title The state of humanity /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Simon, Julian Lincoln,
Publisher Blackwell in association with the Cato Institute,
Year Published 1995
OCLC Number 30974009
ISBN 1557861196 (alk. paper); 9781557861191 (alk. paper); 155786585X (pbk. : alk. paper); 9781557865854 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Subjects Social prediction. ; Economic forecasting. ; Environmental protection. ; United States--Social conditions--1980- ; Milieu. ; ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT. ; STANDARD OF LIVING. ; QUALITY OF LIFE.
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EKAM  HN17.5.S74 1995 Region 4 Library/Atlanta,GA 08/19/2009
Collation viii, 694 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes Introduction / Julian L. Simon -- Human mortality throughout history and prehistory / Samuel H. Preston -- The decline of childhood mortality / Kenneth Hill -- Disease and health through the ages / Michael R. Haines -- The contribution of improved nutrition to the decline of mortality rates in Europe and America / Robert William Fogel -- Trends in health of the US population : 1957-89 / Eileen M. Crimmins and Dominique G. Ingegneri -- Mortality and health in the former Soviet Union / Murray Feshbach -- Worldwide historical trends in murder and suicide / Jean-Claude Chesnais -- The history of accident rates in the United States / Arlene Holen -- World trends in smoking / Allen M. Brandt -- Long-term trends in the consumption of alcoholic beverages / James S. Roberts -- Trends in the agricultural labor force / Richard J. Sullivan -- The standard of living through the ages / Joyce Burnette and Joel Mokyr -- Long-term trends in the US standard of living / Lebergott -- Long-term trends in productivity / Jeremy Atack -- The extent of slavery and freedom throughout the ages, in the world as a whole and in major subareas / Stanley L. Engerman -- Black Americans : income and standard of living from the days of slavery to the present / Robert Higgs and Robert A. Margo -- The long-term course of American inequality : 1647-1969 / Peter H. Lindert and Jeffrey G. Williamson -- Trends in unemployment in the United States / Alexander Keyssar -- Trends in costs and quality of housing / Richard F. Muth -- Trends in the quantities of education-USA and elsewhere / Julian L. Simon and Rebecca Boggs -- Trends in free time / John P. Robinson -- Trends in poverty in the United States / Rebecca M. Blank -- How "poor" are America's poor? / Robert Rector -- Homelessness in America / Randall K. Filer -- The recent US economy / Alan Reynolds. Long-term trends in energy prices / William J. Hausman -- Trends in the price and supply of oil / Morris A. Adelman -- The costs of nuclear power / Bernard L. Cohen -- Trends in availability of non-fuel minerals / John G. Myers, Stephen Moore and Julian L. Simon -- Trends in nonrenewable resources / H.E. Goeller -- Trends in availability and usage of outdoor recreation / Robert H. Nelson -- Global forests revisited / Robert A. Sedjo and Marion Clawson -- Species loss revisited / Julian L. Simon and Aaron Wildavsky -- Agricultural productivity before the green revolution / George W. Grantham -- The world's rising food productivity / Dennis Avery -- Recent trends in food availability and nutritional well-being / Thomas T. Poleman -- Trends in grain stocks / William J. Hudson -- Trends in food from the sea / John P. Wise -- Trends in soil erosion and farmland quality / Bruce L. Gardner and Theodore W. Schulz -- Water, water everywhere but not a drop to sell / Terry L. Anderson -- Trends in land use in the United States / H. Thomas Frey -- Long-run trends in environmental quality / William J. Baumol and Wallace E. Oates -- Atmospheric pollution trends in the United Kingdom / Derek M. Elsom -- Trends in air pollution in the United States / Hugh W. Ellsaesser -- Comparative trends in resource use and pollution in market and socialist economies / Mikhail S. Bernstam -- Acid rain / J. Laurence Kulp -- Stratospheric ozone : science and policy / S. Freed Singer -- The greenhouse effect and global change : review and reappraisal / Patrick J. Michaels -- Greenhouse scenarios to inform decision makers / Lester Lave -- The hazards of nuclear power / Bernard L. Cohen -- Pesticides, cancer, and misconceptions / Bruce N. Ames -- The carcinogen or toxin of the week phenomenon : the facts behind the scares / Elizabeth M. Whelan -- American public opinion : environment and energy / William M. Lunch and Stanley Rothman -- Public opinion about, and media coverage of, population growth / Rita J. Simon -- Risk within reason / Richard J. Zeckhauser and W. Kip Viscusi -- Natural ecology today and in the future : a personal view / Kenneth Mellanby -- What does the future hold? The forecast in a nutshell / Julian L. Simon.
Place Published Oxford, UK ; Cambridge, Mass.
PUB Date Free Form 1995
BIB Level m
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
LCCN 94031956
Merged OCLC records 35665102; 59947609; 123495699
OCLC Time Stamp 20090805180814
Language eng
Origin OCLC
Type CAT
OCLC Rec Leader 05370cam 2200649 a 45020