GOG 244Y: Global Population Debates

Professor:  Youqin Huang

 

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This course satisfies the “Oral Discourse” and “Global and Cross-Cultural Perspectives” category of the General Education requirements at UAlbany!

 

·         Supplementary Readings:

 

                Commoner: Poverty Breeds "Overpopulation"

                Hardin: Lifeboat Ethics: A Malthusian View

                Hardin: The Tragedy of the Commons

                Ritchie_Calder: UNICEF's Response to Population Growth: Family Planning

                Harvey: A Marxian Analysis of the Population-Resource Problem

               

 Immigration: Shaping and Reshaping America

            Managing Migration: The Global Challenge

                        Demography and Public Debt

 

 

 

 

 

 

·          Peer Evaluation Form for Presentation

 

UAlbany is competing with 160 other schools to see who can recycle the most. 

UAlbany dorms are competing with each other!

 

§ Land reform in Scotland (NY Times) 

§ How much do you know about world poverty and development?   Take a quiz on poverty and development

§ Food Crisis in North Korea

§   Malnourished boy

§   Kindergarden run by government

§   Orphans

§   Rice fields damaged by flood

§   Waiting outside of  public distribution center

§   UN World Food Program - Work for Food  

                              
                    Should we provide unconditional food aid to North Korea?

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