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The local politics of global sustainability

Author: Tom Prugh; Robert Costanza; Herman E Daly
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Island Press, ©2000.
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"In The Local Politics of Global Sustainability, Thomas Prugh, Robert Costanza, and Herman Daly explore the political implications of ecological economics. They envision a reenergized political system based on a type of self-governance that political scientist Benjamin Barber calls "strong democracy." A politics of engagement rather than consignment, strong democracy empowers citizens to participate directly in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Prugh, Thomas.
Local politics of global sustainability.
Washington, D.C. : Island Press, ©2000
(DLC) 99048263
(OCoLC)43114964
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Prugh; Robert Costanza; Herman E Daly
ISBN: 9781597269322 1597269328
OCLC Number: 824698163
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 173 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Minimum technical requirements for sustainability --
Aiming for genotopia --
Prelude to politics --
Engaging politics --
The once and future democracy --
Sustainability and strong democracy.
Responsibility: Thomas Prugh, Robert Costanza, Herman E. Daly.
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This work explores the kind of politics that can help enable us to achieve a sustainable world of our choice, rather than one imposed by external forces. It offers an in-depth examination of the  Read more...

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