Political Ecology: Global and Local

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Political Ecology addresses environmental issues which Innis was concerned with, from a contemporary, political economy perspective. They explore a wide range of themes and issues including:
* sustainability
* risk and regulation
* population growth
* planetary management
* impact of humanity on environment
* role of technology and communication.
Case studies provide further insight into issues such as industrial racism, women and development and collective action by highlighting ethical and political questions and providing critical insights into the issues and debates in political ecology
 

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Contents

PART
4
PART
6
defining the issues
17
The role of money in the fossil mode of production
27
Global civil society beyond nation states?
34
Ecology and politics
37
References
42
Indicators of sustainable trade
57
Conclusion
212
ecofeminism and democracy
249
References
255
The vicious circles of the growth way of life
266
André Gorz and the Liberation from Work
281
Notes
290
questions for ecology
299
More free time or more consumption? Ecology and the destructive
305

Notes
63
Ecological brinkmanship
109
References
119
PART 3
139
Carboncredit schemes and planetary management authorities
150
References
156
Economics and the discourse of efficiency
163
Conclusion
170
The gender and environment debate
193
Classgender effects
203
Conclusions
312
References
319
The social causes of the crisis of sustainability
342
Conclusion
348
The general appeal of rights
356
Environmental rights and democratic theory
363
The constitutional question
370
Index
377
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