ECSP Report 11: Reviews of New Publications

By
Richard Cincotta, Kenneth C. Brill, Greg Foster, Robert Costanza, Duff Gillespie, Anthony Turton, Jennifer W. Kaczor, Anton Earle, Christian Leuprecht, Michael Renner, Ted Gaulin, Bidisha Biswas, and Toufiq Siddiqi

Experts review new publications:

  • Bare Branches: The Security Implications of Asia’s Surplus Male Population, by Valerie M. Hudson and Andrea M. den Boer (2004). Reviewed by Richard P. Cincotta.
  • Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed, by Jared Diamond (2004). Reviewed by Kenneth C. Brill.
  • From Conflict to Sustainable Development: Assessment and Clean-up in Serbia and Montenegro and Desk Study on the Environment in Liberia, by UN Environmental Programme (2004). Reviewed by Gregory D. Foster.
  • Global Crises, Global Solutions, edited by Bjørn Lomborg (2004). Reviewed by Robert Costanza.
  • Global Population Policy: From Population Control to Reproductive Rights, by Paige Whaley Eager (2004). Reviewed by Duff Gillespie.
  • Governing Water: Contentious Transnational Politics and Global Institution Building, by Ken Conca (2005). Reviewed by Anthony R. Turton.
  • HIV and National Security: Where Are the Links?, by Laurie Garrett (2005). Reviewed by Jennifer Wisnewski Kaczor.
  • Dams and Development: Transnational Struggles for Water and Power, by Sanjeev Khagram (2004) and Identity, Conflict and Cooperation in International River Systems, by Jack Kalpakian (2004). Reviewed by Anton Earle.
  • Journal of Peace Research: Special Issue on the Demography of Conflict and Violence, edited by Henrik Urdal and Helge Brunborg (2005). Reviewed by Christian Leuprecht.
  • The Party’s Over: Oil, War and the Fate of Industrial Societies, by Richard Heinberg (2003). Reviewed by Michael Renner.
  • The Return of Malthus: Environmentalism and Postwar Population-Resource Crises, by Björn-Ola Linnér (2003). Reviewed by Ted Gaulin.
  • Scarcity and Surfeit: The Ecology of Africa’s Conflicts, edited by Jeremy Lind and Kathryn Sturman (2002). Reviewed by Bidisha Biswas.
  • Twenty-First Century India: Population, Economy, Human Development, and the Environment, edited by Tim Dyson, Robert Cassen, and Leela Visaria (2004). Reviewed by Toufiq Siddiqi.

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