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Amos Henry Hawley (1910–) is the founder of neo-orthodox human ecology and a prominent scholar in population analysis, urban sociology, and population policy. He is currently professor emeritus at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and Kenan Professor at the University of North Carolina. He has served as president of the Population Association of America and of the American Sociological Association; as demographic adviser to the governments of the Philippines, the Netherlands Antilles, Thailand, and Malaysia; as adviser to the director of Selective Services during World War II and to the Michigan State Planning Commission. He has assisted the National Academy of Sciences and the U.S. Senate in population projects. He is a recipient ...

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