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Civilization's Crisis: A Set Of Linked Challenges

Civilization's Crisis: A Set Of Linked Challenges

by John Scales Avery

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Overview

Modern civilization faces a broad spectrum of daunting problems, but rational solutions are available for them all. This book explores the following issues: (1) Threats to the environment and climate change; (2) a growing population and vanishing resources; (3) the global food and refugee crisis; (4) intolerable economic inequality; (5) the threat of nuclear war; (6) the military-industrial complex; and (7) limits to growth. These problems are closely interlinked, and their possible solutions are discussed in this book.


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ISBN-13: 9789813222441
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/01/2017
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface vii

1 Economics, Ethics and Ecology 1

2 Threats to the Environment and Climate Change 41

3 Growing Population, Vanishing Resources 87

4 The Global Food and Refugee Crisis 117

5 Intolerable Economic Inequality 143

6 The Threat of Nuclear War 163

7 Facing a Set of Linked Problems 207

8 Outlawing War 227

9 The Evolution of Cooperation 261

10 Education for Peace 293

11 The Future of International Law 331

12 The Choice is Ours to Make 363

Index 383

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