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Mar 14

Population Decline and the Remaking of Great Power Politics

a book event

The conventional wisdom about the shifting balances of world power usually ignores demographic trends. When experts on geopolitics do consider demography, they usually conclude that population growth is a liability. In this provocative new edited collection on Population Decline and the Remaking of Great Power Politics, the distinguished contributors contend that a key challenge to global stability stems increasingly from the demographic transitions in key world powers. In the coming decades, the effects of diverging population trends in the U.S., Europe, Japan, India, and China will likely increase transatlantic tensions, and destabilize Asian security. In tomorrow’s world, the danger is not that there will be too many people being born, but that there will be too few. Join a panel of expert contributors to this collection as they review their findings and discuss the interactions between population declines, world security, and great power politics.

More About the Speakers

Susan Yoshihara, Ph.D.
Director, International Organizations Research Group at C-FAM, and co-editor, Population Decline and the Remaking of Great Power Politics

Gordon G. Chang
Author of The Coming Collapse of China and columnist, Forbes.com

Lisa Curtis
Senior Research Fellow, Asian Studies Center, The Heritage Foundation

Hosted By

Theodore R. Bromund, Ph.D. Theodore R. Bromund, Ph.D.

Senior Research Fellow in Anglo-American Relations Read More