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Material Concerns Pollution Profit and Quality of Life

By: Tim Jackson
224 pages, 9 b/w photos, 33 line illus
Publisher: Routledge
Material Concerns
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Offers new perspectives on key environmental issues. ` important book arriving at an important time. Jackson's analysis is incisive and persuasive. His prescriptions are both radical and viable - a rare and powerful combination' - Jonathon Porritt.


Preface. Chapter 1. Living in a Material World - rough guide to a lonely planet Chapter 2. Material Transitions - the birth of the industrial economy Chapter 3. Farewell to Love Canal - from industrial afterthought to environmental foresight Chapter 4. A Stitch in Time - the principles of prevention Chapter 5. Easy Virtues - saving money through pollution prevention Chapter 6. Persistent Vices - understanding resistance to change Chapter 7. Back to the Future - re-inventing the service economy Chapter 8. Negotiating Change - de-materialisation and the profit motive Chapter 9. Growth in Crisis - untangling the logic of wealth Chapter 10. Beyond Material Concerns - regaining quality of life

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By: Tim Jackson
224 pages, 9 b/w photos, 33 line illus
Publisher: Routledge
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