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Abstract

Because I know this part of the story best, the chapters that follow start out with actions at the Ford Foundation, move on to its interactions with other participants, and try to describe the social, political, and intellectual environment in which these interactions took place. While antecedents of the population movement can be traced to the campaigns of Margaret Sanger and a variety of Malthusian leagues early in the century, this account begins in 1952, a watershed year in which the Ford Foundation made its first population grant, the year in which the Population Council and the International Planned Parenthood Federation were founded, and the year in which India became the first Third World nation to announce an antinatalist population policy.

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Population Movement Family Planning Program Ford Foundation Population Council Population Program 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Oscar Harkavy
    • 1
  1. 1.The Ford FoundationNew YorkUSA

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