The Vulnerable Planet: A Short Economic History of the Environment

The Vulnerable Planet: A Short Economic History of the Environment

by John Bellamy Foster
ISBN-10:
085345874X
ISBN-13:
9780853458746
Pub. Date:
01/01/1994
Publisher:
Monthly Review Press
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The Vulnerable Planet: A Short Economic History of the Environment

The Vulnerable Planet has won respect as the best single-volume introduction to the global economic crisis.

With impressive historical and economic detail, ranging from the Industrial Revolution to modern imperialism, The Vulnerable Planet explores the reasons why a global economic system geared toward private profit has spelled vulnerability for the earth's fragile natural environment.

Rejecting both individualistic solutions and policies that tinker at the margins, John Bellamy Foster calls for a fundamental reorganization of production on a social basis so as to make possible a sustainable and ecological economy.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780853458746
Publisher: Monthly Review Press
Publication date: 01/01/1994
Series: Cornerstone Bks.
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.51(d)

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