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Main Title The bridge at the edge of the world : capitalism, the environment, and crossing from crisis to sustainability /
Author Speth, James Gustave.
Publisher Yale University Press,
Year Published 2008
OCLC Number 177820867
ISBN 9780300136111; 0300136110; 9780300151152; 0300151152
Subjects Environmental economics. ; Capitalism--Environmental aspects. ; Environmental policy. ; Kapitalismus.--(DE-588)4029577-1 ; Marktwirtschaft.--(DE-588)4037653-9 ; Nachhaltigkeit.--(DE-588)4326464-5 ; Umweltkrise.--(DE-588)4186806-7 ; Umweltpolitik.--(DE-588)4078523-3 ; Umweltèokonomie.--(DE-588)4061638-1 ; Wirtschaftswachstum.--(DE-588)4066527-6
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EIAM  HC79.E5S6652 2008 Region 2 Library/New York,NY 01/18/2010 STATUS
ELBM  HC79.E5S6652 2008 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 01/26/2010
ERAM  HC79.E5 S6652 2008 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 08/19/2009
ESAM  HC79.E5S6652 2008 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 07/06/2009
Collation xix, 295 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
"A Caravan book"--Title page verso. Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-279) and index.
Contents Notes
Looking into the abyss -- Modern capitalism : out of control -- The limits of today's environmentalism -- The market : making it work for the environment -- Economic growth : moving to a post-growth society -- Real growth : promoting the well-being of people and nature -- Consumption : living with enough, not always more -- The corporation : changing the fundamental dynamics -- Capitalism's core : advancing beyond today's capitalism -- A new consciousness -- A new politics -- The bridge at the edge of the world. Presents an analysis of modern capitalism and its impact on the global environmental crises, and discusses how the transformation of current economic and political systems can lead to environmental sustainability.