Shall the religious inherit the earth?

Eric P Kaufmann | 06 April 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: demography, religion, secularism
Quite likely, on current demographic trends, argues a British political scientist in a book just published in Britain.

Barcelona: the demographic games

Carolyn Moynihan | 24 March 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: demography, immigration, religion, secularism
Sorry for the long gap in posts on this blog but following the two-day conference on demography that I attended in Barcelona on the 12th and 13th of March, I was travelling for another week with little access to the internet. Barcelona is an impressive city and the conference equally so. I set out from my homely base in the South Pacific with some preconceptions which were quickly blown apart.

China’s Cassandra prophecy

Constance Kong | 25 January 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: China, demography, one-child policy
The Government’s 2020 vision has been blind-sided by a think tank's report on its population policy disaster

Yeomanry making a comeback

Phillip Longman | 08 January 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: demography, family business, yeomanry
For reasons of technology, demography, culture, and efficiency, big is no longer necessarily better. Will the 21st century revive family businesses?

Abortion in Italy declines while fertility inches up

Vincenzina Santoro | 15 October 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, demography, Italy, population
Is Italy breaking out of a demographic nose-dive?

Did Borlaug’s work embarrass population controllers?

William West | 18 September 2009 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: demography, family planning, over-population, population control
Norman Borlaug should have been an American hero for his work in preventing the population bomb from exploding, but his name is still barely known in the United States.

Uganda welcomes growing population

William West | 17 September 2009 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: demography, development, Uganda
A new report on population in Uganda acknowledges the opportunities of growth.

Demographic Bomb - the movie that says demography is destiny

Andrea Mrozek | 17 August 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: demography, population
What should we make of a movie claiming the human family is headed for decline?

Iran’s plummeting birth rates

Michael Cook | 11 August 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: demography, economics, family planning, Islam, population control
Despite its fundamentalist Islamic reputation Iran has experimented with birth control with some unexpected, and unwelcome, consequences.

The shameful history of population control

Rosa Linda Valenzona | 25 June 2008 | FEATURES |  
tags: demography, population control
Countless millions of people in developing countries have been robbed of their human rights and dignity by a movement still regarded as humanitarian.

Dogs in prams

Carolyn Moynihan | 05 September 2007 | FEATURES |  
tags: demography, Japan, motherhood
Childless Japanese women push the country's culture of cute too far.

Clutching at straws to reverse the birth dearth

Michael Cook | 04 August 2007 | FEATURES |  
tags: demography, IVF, population
Subsidies don't work. Speed dating doesn't work. What about IVF?

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