The book owes its origin to the National Seminar on "Population Environment and Nexus" organized by Population ENVIS Center at International Institute for Population Sciences on October 21, 2005.
Population growth, movement, density and resource consumption are considered to be the main driver and multiplier of many environmental problems not only in India but all over the world. The ENVIS Center at IIPS has organized the Seminar, recognizing the need to examine the linkage between Population and Environment.
The book comprises of four sections pertaining to themes namely:
The book focuses on the interface between water demand, sanitation needs, growth of slums, household environmental factors and population dynamics. The research papers published in this edited book is an effort towards deeper understanding of the interface between Population and Environment.