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- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 39.95
Written in an accessible and jargon-free way, Environment and Social Theory examines: * the historical relationship between social theory and the environment *pre-Enlightenment and Enlightenment social theory and the environment * twentieth century social theory and the environment * economic theory and the environment * the relationship between ecology,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 59.95
Written in an engaging and accessible manner by one of the leading scholars in his field, Environment and Social Theory , completed revised and updated with two new chapters, is an indispensable guide to the way in which the environment and social theory relate to one another. This popular text outlines the complex interlinking of the environment,... more...
- SAGE Publications 1998; US$ 47.00
Rethinking Green Politics offers a wide-ranging and critical analysis of the theoretical framework that underpins the values, principles and concerns of contemporary green politics. John Barry challenges the ecocentric and anarchistic traits of much green political ideology; proposes that we rethink green politics by refocusing attention away... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 114.95
This is a challenging time to be an academic with an interest in either the economy or the environment: we are being deluged with an over-supply of bad news. From the evidence of accelerating climate change to the increasingly desperate policies of fiscal stimulus and quantitative easing it is difficult enough to keep up with... more...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 98.99
Going against both the naive techno-optimism of 'greening business as usual' and a resurgent 'catastrophism' within green thinking and politics, The Politics of Actually Existing Unsustainability offers an analysis of the causes of unsustainability and diminished human flourishing. It makes a case for seeing that it is profound and... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2005; US$ 18.00
"Monumental... powerfully intelligent... not just a masterful narrative... but also an authoritative and disturbing morality tale." ? Chicago Tribune "Easily our fullest, richest, most panoramic history of the subject." ? The New York Times Book Review "Hypnotizing, horrifying, energetic, lucid prose..." ? Providence Observer "A sobering account... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2007; US$ 18.00
An American epic of science, politics, race, honor, high society, and the Mississippi River, Rising Tide tells the riveting and nearly forgotten story of the greatest natural disaster this country has ever known -- the Mississippi flood of 1927. The river inundated the homes of nearly one million people, helped elect Huey Long governor and made Herbert... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2012; US$ 18.00
"A gifted author." ? The New York Times Book Review "John Barry's Roger Williams and the Creation of the American Soul establishes Williams as a brave thinker and also a deft political actor . . . Mr. Barry puts Williams squarely among our great political thinkers, crediting him with bringing liberal democracy to the American colonies." ? ... more...
- De Gruyter 1974; US$ 133.00
Perzeption und Produktion im sub-phonemischen Bereich eine kontrastive Untersuchung an intersprachlichen Minimalpaaren des Deutschen und Englischen more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 163.00
Assuming that liberalism, liberal democracy and the free market are here to stay, this book asks how sustainability can be interpreted in ways that respect liberal democratic values and institutions. Among the problems addressed are the compatibility of liberal proceduralism with substansive 'green' ideals, the existence and potential of eco-friendly... more...