Category: Judith Blake

Excerpt from Piotrow’s “World Population Crisis” Re: Jaffe

Source: WORLD POPULATION CRISIS by Phyllis Piotrow, pgs 150-156.  1973 Excerpt: [Strategies] Ravenholt who had drafted much of the cable was even more determined than Gaud to meet or exceed the congressional targets of $35 million in 1968 and $50 million in 1969. Under his leadership the Population Service became more than just a staff …

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Berelson’s Response to Jaffe

The table in Jaffe’s memorandum is singled out because it distills into one page the callous mindset of the ‘family planning’ advocates, regardless of whether or not any particular proposal was eventually implemented or discarded: the fact that they were even willing to consider them at all is quite telling.  However, Jaffe was only one …

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Judith Blake: Demographic Science and the Redirection of Population Policy

Judith Blake’s essay,  “Demographic Science and the Redirection of Population Policy” as found in M.C. and Ridley, J.C. (Ed.) Sheps “Public Health and Population Change” is listed as a source for Jaffe’s table. [The development school of thought maintains that] “Policy must be therefore directed at accelerating overall social and economic development which, in turn, …

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