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Posted July 6, 2002
Deep ecology concept and movement
It is an anthology on deep ecology. It documents 39 articles which are diveded into six parts. Part one pvovides views on deep ecology by various theorist and addresses the environmental movement. According to Thomas Berry,catholic theologian,Industrial entrepreneurs have promoted an economic /technological/consumerist wonderland, wheareas in actuality they are creating a 'wasteland'for both humans and the rest of the nature. Reducing the planet to a resource base for consumer use, is already a spiritual and psychic degradation. Part two provides history of the development of deep ecology.Historical root in modern literature is the environmental consciousness expressed by 20th century writers like D.H.Lawrence,Aldus Huxley,Robinson Jeffers and Gary Snyder. Part three is devoted to deep ecology and deep ecology movement bt Arne Naess. Part four discusses the issues of the relation of deep ecology to gender issues i.e. ecofeminism;relation of deep ecology to social justice i.e. social ecology and comments the new age anthropocentric megatechnological utopia scenarios for the future. Part five discusses wilderness and wild. Lastly Part six centres on the politics of ecological sustainability.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.