Volume 57 № 3 (September 2002)
Facing the HIV/AIDS Pandemic
by Peter Lamptey, Merywen Wigley, Dara Carr, and Yvette Collymore
Even as HIV continues its relentless spread across the
globe, most countries still lack the will, the commitment, and the
resources to create effective HIV/AIDS programs, according to the
newest Population Bulletin.
Volume 57 № 4 (December 2002)
What Drives U.S. Population Growth?
by Mary M.Kent and Mark Mather
The U.S. population is growing as fast as, or faster
than, any other developed country. The country's young age structure,
along with relatively high fertility and immigration, will fuel
continued growth over the next several decades.
Volume 58 № 1(March 2003)
Population Dynamics in Latin America
by Jorge A.Brea
Despite declining fertility, negative migration rates,
and declining growth rates, the size of Latin America's population
is expected to increase from 520 million to 800 million by 2050.
Volume 58 № 2(June 2003)
Immigration: Shaping and Reshaping America
by Philip Martin and Elizabeth Midgley
This Population Bulletin examines current immigration
patterns and policies in the United States, reviews the peaks and
troughs of immigration flows, and provides a historical perspective
on contemporary trends. Resolving the fundamental economic, social,
and political issues raised by immigration requires weighing the
choices or trade-offs between widely shared but competing goals
in American society.
Volume 58 № 3(September 2003)
Critical Links: Population, Health, and the Enviroment
by Roger-Mark De Souza, John S. Williams and Federick A.B. Meyerson
The impact of the world's 6.3 billion people on the
environment is unprecedented. The fundamental relationships are
easy to grasp: Earth provides energy and raw materials for human
activities, and those activities in turn generate pollution and
damage to environmental resources, in the process harming human
health and well-being. This Population Bulletin explores the critical
interactions among population, health, and the environment.
Volume 58 № 4(December 2003)
Population: A Lively Introduction, 4th Edition
by Joseph A. McFalls Jr.
In the new 4th edition of this Population Bulletin,
author Joseph McFalls discusses the basic forces of demographic
change - fertility, mortality, and migration - and common assessment
measures. Also covered are how these three forces affect a population's
size and growth rate, and how population projections are calculated;
common demographic variables such as age, sex, and race/ethnicity;
and issues and problems associated with population growth.