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On Infertile Ground: Population Control and Women's Rights in the Era of Climate Change

Jade S. Sasser


In On Infertile Ground, Jade S. Sasser explores how a small network of international development actors, including private donors, NGO program managers, scientists, and youth advocates is bringing population back to the center of public environmental debate. With an increasing focus on climate change coming to dominate news media and international development circles, population advocates have harnessed an opportunity to reframe population growth as an urgent source of climate crisis, and a unique opportunity to support women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) via funding inter ... More

Keywords: Population, Environment, Climate Change, Reproductive politics, International Development, Gender, Women, Family planning

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781479873432
Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.18574/nyu/9781479873432.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jade S. Sasser, author
University of California, Riverside