Globalization, Globalism, Environments, and Environmentalism (Linacre Lectures Series): Conceiving Connections

Globalization, Globalism, Environments, and Environmentalism (Linacre Lectures Series): Conceiving Connections

by Steven Vertovec
     
 

ISBN-10: 019926452X

ISBN-13: 9780199264520

Pub. Date: 01/01/2004

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

In both scientific research and public interest over the past two decades there has been a growing attention to environmental matters. This volume presents the views of a number of leading figures concerning the nature of environmental consciousness and the emergence of connections linking globalization (processes of intensifying social, political, and economic

Overview

In both scientific research and public interest over the past two decades there has been a growing attention to environmental matters. This volume presents the views of a number of leading figures concerning the nature of environmental consciousness and the emergence of connections linking globalization (processes of intensifying social, political, and economic networks), globalism (our sense of the world as a whole), specific environments (such as rainforests or cities), and environmentalism (expressed in the activities of social movement organizations).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199264520
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/01/2004
Series:
Linacre Lectures Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
206
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.30(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introductio&ngrave;, Steven Vertovec
1. How Ecology has Changes, Eugene P. Odum
2. International Trade and Environment: Towards Integrative Responsibility, Calestous Juma
3. Social Movements as Problematic Agents of Global Environmental Change, Stephen Yearly
4. Global Citizens: Campaigning for Environmental Solutions, Chris Rose and Peter Melchett
5. Global Networks and Local Societies: Cities in the Information Age, Manuel Castells
6. Cities, People, Planet, Herbert Girardet
7. Global Sustainable Development, Maurice Strong
8. Fragmenting Cosmic Connections: Converting Nature into Commodity, Darrell Addison Posey
9. The 'Wild', the Market and the Native: Indigenous People Face New Forms of Global Colonization, Marcia Langton

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