Books  Sustainable Development  Politics, Policy & Planning  Environmental Politics 

From Apocalypse to Way of Life: Four Decades of Environmental Crisis in the US

By: Frederick Buell


Hardback | Dec 2003 | #141437 | ISBN: 0415934079
Availability: Usually dispatched within 6 days Details
NHBS Price: £39.99 $50/€47 approx

About this book

Decribes the growing number of ecological and social problems critical for the environment and their impact on American politics, society and culture.


Preface - the decade of crisis. Section I Contesting crisis: the politics of denial; taking crisis seriously? Section II Elaborating crisis - an introductory caution: natures in crisis part 1 - an inventory of the external world; natures in crisis part 2 - deepening intimacies; environmental crisis as social crisis; crisis history - from prophecy to risk, from apocalypse to dwelling place. Section III Imagining crisis: the culture of hyperexuberence; environmental crisis in popular fiction and film; taking crisis seriously - environmental crisis and contemporary literature.

Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!

Bestsellers in this subject

How Did We Get into This Mess?

NHBS Price: £9.99 $12/€12 approx

Reimagining Political Ecology

NHBS Price: £18.99 $24/€22 approx

Taking Stock of Environmental Assessment

NHBS Price: £32.99 $41/€39 approx

Environmental Protection Legislation 1990-2002

NHBS Price: £159.00 $198/€188 approx

Politics and the Environment

NHBS Price: £29.99 $37/€35 approx