Women's Rights, Population and Climate Change: A Debate
Should supporters of women's rights campaign for population reduction? Two very different feminist perspectives ... Introduction The articles below were originally published in the Fall 2009 issue of On the Issues: The Progressive Women's Magazine. They are reproduced here by permission. Betsy Hartmann, author of "The 'New' Population Control Craze: Retro, Racist, Wrong Way to Go," is the director of the Population and Development Program at Hampshire College. She is the author of Reproductive Rights and Wrongs: The Global Politics of Population Control (South End Press, 1995). Laurie Mazur, author of "Population & Environment: A Progressive, Feminist Approach" is the director of the Population Justice Project. She is the editor of A Pivotal Moment: Population, Justice and the Environmental Challenge (Island Press, 2009) Climate and Capitalism will soon publish a commentary on some of the issues discussed in this exchange. UPDATE: see Why 'Population Justice' is the Wrong Way to