Material Concerns: Pollution, Profit and Quality of Life

Material Concerns: Pollution, Profit and Quality of Life

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by Tim Jackson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415132487

ISBN-13: 9780415132480

Pub. Date: 06/28/1996

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.  See more details below

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:
9780415132480
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/28/1996
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)
Lexile:
1300L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

List of plates
List of figures
List of boxes
Preface
Acknowledgements
1Living in a Material World: Rough guide to a lonely planet1
2Material Transitions: The birth of the industrial economy22
3Farewell to Love Canal: From industrial afterthought to environmental foresight40
4A Stitch in Time: The principles of prevention58
5Easy Virtues: Saving money through pollution prevention85
6Persistent Vices: Understanding resistance to change105
7Back to the Future: Reinventing the service economy126
8Negotiating Change: Dematerialisation and the profit motive144
9Growth in Crisis: Untangling the logic of wealth160
10Beyond Material Concerns: Regaining quality of life177
Notes194
Select bibliography208
Index210

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Material Concerns: Pollution, Profit and Quality of Life 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Smirks at the others. "I picked up a pet while you two were scurying away from nothing." She steps over a rock and reaches the creak. The bunny squirms and she takes a container. She purifies it and gives it to the bunny. She purifies a little for her and heads off.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Dosnt stop running
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
* marks the end of grounder territory and leads to a stream. Cross it and you'll be on your way to the human camp*