Climate Change and Poverty: A New Agenda for Developed Nations

Climate Change and Poverty: A New Agenda for Developed Nations

by Tony Fitzpatrick


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Arguably the most important challenge facing the world in the twenty-first century is climate change, which will affect global issues of poverty and social exclusion such as food, fuel, housing, transportation, and air pollution. In Climate Change and Poverty, Tony Fitzpatrick offers a timely new “ecosocial” way to think about the conjunction of climate change and poverty, analyzing the causes, symptoms, and possible solutions to poverty and establishing a cross-national, multidisciplinary approach that will be of use to scholars, researchers, and policy makers alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781447300861
Publisher: Bristol University Press
Publication date: 10/15/2014
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Tony Fitzpatrick is a reader in the School of Sociology and Social Policy at the University of Nottingham and the author of a number of books on issues of welfare and the environment.

Table of Contents


Part One: Rethinking Poverty: Concepts and Principles

Part Two: Ecosocial Policies
Energy and Fuel Poverty
Food and Food Poverty
Land: Housing and Urban Densities
Land: Transport, Flooding, Waste
Air and Water


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