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Green Hopes: The Future of Political Ecology

By: A Lipietz

Polity Press

Paperback | May 1995 | #41762 | ISBN: 0745613276
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Hardback | Dec 1995 | #41761 | ISBN: 074561325X
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A concise introduction to political ecology.

Excellent reading for the interested public as well as for students on a whole range of courses. It spreads Green hope and it helps to rectify a number of common misperceptions about the concerns of political ecology. Environmental Politics "Engaging and forthright.' Sociology "It should be studies by those concerned with the politics of the environment because it provides us with a comprehensive account of the beliefs, reasoning and arguments of the Green movement in France." Political Geography "Exceptionally interesting." Political Studies


Preface. Part I: Old Imperatives, New Hopes: 1. Ecology without Consciousness is Body without Soul. 2. Ecology and Democracy. 3. Political Ecology and the Workers' Movement: Similarities and Differences. 4. The Rise and Fall of Economic Liberalism. 5. Ecology as Post-Socialist Economic Logic. Part II: International and Worldwide Perspectives: 6. From Garden to Planet. 7. A Modest Internationalism. 8. The North-South Divide: Reality or Outmoded Concept? 9. The Rio Conference and New North-South Relations. 10. Pro-Europe Means Anti-Maastricht. 11. And Now, A Fresh Start. Part III: A New Political Force: 12. Greens and Others. 13. Political Ecology: The Urgent Task. Notes. Index.

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