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The Global predicament : ecological perspectives on world order

Author: David W Orr; Marvin S Soroos
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1979.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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These eighteen essays present innovative perspectives on global policies by introducing new concepts and by redefining others within the ecological framework. The authors explore a variety of  Read more...

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Global predicament.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1979
(OCoLC)610589641
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David W Orr; Marvin S Soroos
ISBN: 080781346X 9780807813461 0807813494 9780807813492
OCLC Number: 4496553
Description: xvi, 398 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Anticipating the future: Watch for the foothills: signaling the end to growth in a finite world / Jørgen Randers and William Behrens --
Exploring global ecological futures / Marvin S. Soroos --
pt. 2. Growth and development in ecological perspective: Population dynamics and future prospects for development / Richard L. Clinton --
Modernization and the ecological perspective / David W. Orr --
International environmental concern: perspectives of and implications for developing states / Lawrence Juda --
pt. 3. Global food alternatives: A look at America's potential roles in a global food crisis / Thomas J. Sloan --
Lifeboat ethics versus one-worldism in international food and resource policy / Marvin S. Soroos --
Global food problems and Soviet agriculture / Ole R. Holsti --
pt. 4. The politics of resource scarcity: Resource politics: the future of international markets for raw materials / Alan R. Winberg --
Oil politics and the rise of codependence / Charles F. Doran --
Resupplying spaceship Earth: prospects for space industrialization / Jack D. Salmon --
pt. 5. International environment management: Global fisheries management / Andrew M. Scott --
Law, organization, and environmental concerns / James Larry Taulbee --
Unilateral acts of states with regard to environmental protection / Don C. Piper --
pt. 6. Social dangers and challenges: The logic of international interaction / Andrew M. Scott --
Leviathan, the open society, and the crisis of ecology / David W. Orr and Stuart Hill --
Ecology and the time dimension in human relationships / Marvin S, Soroos.
Responsibility: edited by David W. Orr and Marvin S. Soroos ; foreword by Richard A. Falk.

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