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The Local Politics of Global Sustainability

  • Kartonierter Einband
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Thomas Prugh is an energy analyst and writer who has written extensively on environment and energy issues. He is coauthor of "Nat... Weiterlesen
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Autorentext

Thomas Prugh is an energy analyst and writer who has written extensively on environment and energy issues. He is coauthor of "Natural Capital and Human Economic Survival" (ISEE, 1995).

Robert Costanza is director of the Institute for Ecological Economics at the University of Maryland, based in Solomons, Maryland, and coauthor of "Ecosystem Health" (Island Press, 1992).

Herman Daly is senior research scholar in the School of Public Affairs of the University of Maryland in College Park, and author of "Steady-State Economics" (Island Press, 1991) and "Beyond Growth "(Beacon Press, 1997).



Klappentext

In The Local Politics of Global Sustainability, author Thomas Prugh, with Robert Costanza and Herman Daly, two of the leading thinkers in the field of ecological economics, offer an in-depth examination of the elements of a re-energized political system that could lead to the development of more sustainable communities. The Local Politics of Global Sustainability explains in engaging, accessible prose the crucial biophysical, economic, and social issues involved with achieving sustainability, and offers a readable exploration of the political implications of ecological economics.

Zusammenfassung
This work explores the kind of politics that can help enable us to achieve a sustainable world of our choice, rather than one imposed by external forces. It offers an in-depth examination of the elements of a re-energized political system which directly involves citizens in decision-making.

Inhalt

Aiming for genotopia; the minimum technical requirements for sustainability; prelude to politics; engaging politics; the once and future democracy.

Produktinformationen

Titel: The Local Politics of Global Sustainability
Autor:
EAN: 9781559637442
ISBN: 978-1-55963-744-2
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: Island Press
Genre: Politikwissenschaft
Anzahl Seiten: 196
Gewicht: 296g
Größe: H229mm x B157mm x T12mm
Jahr: 1999
Auflage: 4th ed.