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Actualizing Human Rights : Global Inequality, Future People, and Motivation

Actualizing Human Rights : Global Inequality, Future People, and Motivation

Publication Type:eBook

Abstract:This book argues that ultimately human rights can be actualized, in two senses. By answering important challenges to them, the real-world relevance of human rights can be brought out; and people worldwide can be motivated as needed for realizing human ...

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Technology, Polity, and Societal Development.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Administrative Science Quarterly. Mar1974, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p6-21. 16p.

Abstract:This paper notes the historical trend toward fewer societies with larger populations, associated with expanding interdependence, and suggests that interdependence is not only expanding by volume and territory, but that it is also changing in type, and ...

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The birth and development of the language of global development in light of trends in global population, international politics, economics and globalisation.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Third World Quarterly. Aug2017, Vol. 38 Issue 8, p1753-1766. 14p. 7 Graphs.

Abstract:The 1940s saw an intensification of worldwide interest in the problems of development and underdevelopment. One consequence of this was a rapid evolution of the language of global development. The reconstruction of its genesis is most commonly attempte...

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City planning and population health: a global challenge.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Lancet. 12/10/2016, Vol. 388 Issue 10062, p2912-2924. 13p. 2 Charts.

Abstract:Significant global health challenges are being confronted in the 21st century, prompting calls to rethink approaches to disease prevention. A key part of the solution is city planning that reduces non-communicable diseases and road trauma while also ma...

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Closing a Sociodemographic Chapter of Chinese History.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Population & Development Review. Dec2015, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p681-686. 6p.

Abstract:At its recent Fifth Plenary Session held in Beijing, the Eighteenth Central Committee of the Communist Party of China decided to abolish the one-child policy and allow all couples to have two children, thus closing an important chapter of China's socia...

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Population and Food Resources.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Bulletin of the University of Agricultural Sciences & Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca. Agriculture. 2011, Vol. 68 Issue 1, p102-106. 5p.

Abstract:Demographic explosion of the early modern society, which constituated the basic material for the Malthusian theory, is a major problem of mankind. Population growth remains high in absolute terms (in 1950 lived on earth only 2.5 million inhabitants in ...

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Analyzing the impact of urban planning on population distribution in the Montreal metropolitan area using a small-area microsimulation projection model.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Population & Environment. Dec2015, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p131-156. 26p. 6 Charts, 5 Maps.

Abstract:L'objectif de cet article est de projeter la population des municipalités de la Communauté Métropolitaine de Montréal pour la période 2006-2031 et de mesurer l'effet de changements dans les plans de développement urbain sur la distribution future de la...

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Long-Term Contribution of Immigration to Population Renewal in Canada: A Simulation.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Population & Development Review. Mar2015, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p109-126. 18p.

Abstract:We analyze the direct and indirect demographic contribution of immigration to the foreign-origin composition of the Canadian population according to various projection scenarios over a century, from 2006 to 2106. More specifically, we use Statistics Ca...

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A TALE OF TWO WORLDS.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Scientific American; Sep2016, Vol. 315 Issue 3, p42-47, 6p, 5 Color Photographs

Abstract:The article discusses the possible social and economic conditions in developed and developing countries in the future year of 2050, including the aging population in Germany, population growth and the challenges to attain clean water in Nigeria. An ove...

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Migrations in the European Union: Looking Ahead to 2050.

Publication Type:Conference

Source(s):Papers from the 8th Annual Conference on European Integration: Out of the Crisis: EU Economic & Social Policies Reconsidered. 2013, p63-81. 19p.

Abstract:Migration can be defined as a process whereby people move from one place to another, either for a certain period of time or forever. Europe was built on migrations and its peoples have helped populate other continents. The European Union (EU) is an int...

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