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Homework to prepare for the discussion of Reader articles "Taking Population Seriously"
Tuesday's Discussion: For our discussion, students should think about the structures of economic and political power, the role of women, and the role of poverty in countries with high rates of population growth. Also think about the broader perspective and be ready to discuss the international debt crisis.

Thursday's Discussion:
Know the viewpoints of the different groups presented in the article.
Know the problems present in third world countries today.
Brainstorm ways to improve the situation.
Know the role of the "power structure."
Friday's Discussion: forthcoming . . .