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Sustainable Failures: Environmental Policy and Democracy in a Petro-Dependent World

Sherry Cable
Format
Book
Published
Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2012.
Language
English
ISBN
9781439908990 (cloth : alk. paper), 1439908990 (cloth : alk. paper), 9781439909003 (pbk. : alk. paper), 1439909008 (pbk. : alk. paper), 9781439909010 (e-book), 1439909016 (e-book)
Contents
  • Shape of sustainable environmental policy
  • Modes of human subsistence, environmental impacts, and environmental policies
  • Poisoning of the biosphere : the petro-dependent mode of subsistence
  • Petro-dependent environmental polices
  • Violations of ecological principles : resource depletion and pollution
  • Living in the state of denial : conflict and contamination of workplaces, communities, and citizens
  • Broken promises : environmental injustices
  • Petro-dependent obstacles to sustainable polices : the corporate state and its institutional and cultural reflections
  • International environmental policymaking
  • Global environmental problems : overpopulation, peak oil, and climate change
  • Sustaining unsustainability : the transnational corporate state
  • Once there was a planet in the Milky Way galaxy
  • .
Description
x, 232 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [209]-222) and index.
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