Edited By: Michael F Maniates and John M Meyer
The idea of sacrifice is the unspoken issue of environmental politics. Politicians, the media, and many environmentalists assume that well-off populations won't make sacrifices now for future environmental benefits and won't change their patterns and perceptions of consumption to make ecological room for the world's three billion or so poor eager to improve their standard of living.
This book challenges these assumptions, arguing that they limit policy options, weaken the ability to imagine bold action for change, and blind us to the ways sacrifice already figures in everyday life. The concept of sacrifice has been curiously unexamined in both activist and academic conversations about environmental politics, and this book confronts it directly.
An essential contribution to the literature on environmental political theory, environmental politics, and political theory... Elisabeth Ellis, Texas A&M University Perspectives on Politics
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