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Material concerns : pollution, profit, and quality of life

Author: Tim Jackson
Publisher: [Stockholm, Sweden] : SEI, Stockholm Environment Institute ; London ; New York : Routledge, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An accessible introduction to preventative management and environmental policy in the industrial economy, Material Concerns offers realistic prospects for improving the quality of life.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Jackson
ISBN: 0415132487 9780415132480 0415132495 9780415132497
OCLC Number: 33008350
Description: xvi, 218 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Living in a Material World: Rough guide to a lonely planet --
2. Material Transitions: The birth of the industrial economy --
3. Farewell to Love Canal: From industrial afterthought to environmental foresight --
4. A Stitch in Time: The principles of prevention --
5. Easy Virtues: Saving money through pollution prevention --
6. Persistent Vices: Understanding resistance to change --
7. Back to the Future: Reinventing the service economy --
8. Negotiating Change: Dematerialisation and the profit motive --
9. Growth in Crisis: Untangling the logic of wealth --
10. Beyond Material Concerns: Regaining quality of life.
Responsibility: Tim Jackson.
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"Clear and compelling...Jackson provides both the conceptual framework and convincing illustration of the new evironmental paradigm of industrial production. In ten years' time all managers will be Read more...

 
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