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Truth wars : the politics of climate change, military intervention and financial crisis

Author: Peter Lee
Publisher: Basingstoke ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"How 'true' is climate change, and how do we know? Who is to blame for the financial crisis? What is the truth about the drone wars? We live in an age of crises that are global in scale and, we are told, potentially apocalyptic in severity. In response, the language of war has been increasingly deployed across a whole spectrum of ecological, social and economic problems: war on terror; war on warming; war on want;  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Lee
ISBN: 9781137298478 1137298472 9781137298485 1137298480
OCLC Number: 898058019
Description: x, 226 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Politics, Truth and Climate Change. Climate, science and truth --
Politics and climate truth --
One world, two visions --
Politics, Truth and Military Intervention. Tyranny, freedom, democracy --
Gendering military intervention --
Drone wars --
Politics, Truth and the Global Financial Crisis. It's all your fault --
Govening greed --
Who mentioned the war?
Other Titles: Politics of climate change, military intervention and financial crisis
Responsibility: Peter Lee.
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We live in an age of crises that are global in scale and potentially apocalyptic in severity, affecting the lives of millions billions of people. Peter Lee examines the struggle for truth at the  Read more...

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