Sustainable Development: Exploring the Contradictions

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Taylor & Francis, Nov 1, 2002 - Social Science - 240 pages
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Argues that environmental problems need to be looked at internationally, in terms of the global economic system, and that the degradation of the environment is not natural', but an historical process which is intrinsically linked and shaped by economic and political systems.

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Michael R. Redclift is Professor of International Environmental Policy and Head of the Environment, Society, and Politics Research Group in the Department of Geography at King's College, London. He is the author of, most recently, "Chewing Gum: The Fortunes of Taste" and "Sustainbility: Critical Concepts in Social Theory".

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