Political Ecology: Global and Local

Political Ecology: Global and Local

by David Bell
     
 

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

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415183802
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/28/1998
Series:
Routledge Studies in Governance and Change in the Global Era Series
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.06(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

David Bell is an assistant professor of English at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky. He received an M.A. in creative writing from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and a Ph.D. in American Literature and creative writing from the University of Cincinnati. He has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize.

Table of Contents

List of tables and figures
Notes on contributors
Acknowledgements
Editors' introduction1
Pt. 1The new global order and the environment: defining the issues
1Global order and nature19
2Sustainable trade: theoretical approaches46
3Growth or development?68
Pt. 2Economics, society and ecology
4A sustainable world food economy87
5The Atlantic fishery102
6Material cycle and sustainable economy120
Pt. 3Planetary management: tomorrow's world
7World justice, carbon credit schemes and planetary management authorities141
8Global climatic change157
9How do we know that there will be too many people?176
Pt. 4Environment, gender and development
10The gender and environment debate193
11Women, environment and development: From Rio to Beijing220
12The good-natured feminist: Ecofeminism and democracy240
Pt. 5Consumption: work and affluence
13Overconsumption259
14Work in a sustainable society272
15Ecological politics in Canada: Elements of a strategy of collective action292
Pt. 6Ecology and politics
16It's not easy being Green325
17Towards a social ecological politics of sustainability336
18Environment rights and democracy353
Index377

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