Material Concerns / Edition 1

Material Concerns / Edition 1

by Tim Jackson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415132495

ISBN-13: 9780415132497

Pub. Date: 05/09/1996

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Material Concerns offers new perspectives on key environmental issues - pollution prevention, ecological economics, limits to sustainability, consumer behaviour and government policy. The first non-technical introduction to preventative environmental management, Material Concerns offers realistic prospects for improving the quality of life.

Overview

Material Concerns offers new perspectives on key environmental issues - pollution prevention, ecological economics, limits to sustainability, consumer behaviour and government policy. The first non-technical introduction to preventative environmental management, Material Concerns offers realistic prospects for improving the quality of life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415132497
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/09/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
366
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. Chapter 1: Living in a Material World - rough guide to a lonely planet. Chapter 2: Material Transition - the birth of the industrial economy. Chapter 3: Farewel to Love Canal - from industrial afterthought to environmental foresight. Chapter 4: A Stitch in Time - t principles of prevention. Chapter 5: Easy Virtues - savin money through pollution prevention. Chapter 6: Persisten Vices - understanding resistance to change. Chapter 7: Ba to the Future - re-inventing the service economy. Chapter 8: Negotiating Change - de-materialisation and the profit motive. Chapter 9: Growth in Crisis - untangling the logic of wealth. Chapter 10: Beyond Material Concerns - regaini quality of life.

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