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The environmental politics of sacrifice

Author: Michael Maniates; John M Meyer
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2010.
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This work provides an argument that the idea of sacrifice, with all its political baggage, opens new paths to environmental sustainability.
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Environmental politics of sacrifice.
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2009045912
(OCoLC)463454544
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Maniates; John M Meyer
ISBN: 9780262289603 0262289601
OCLC Number: 648759766
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 343 pages)
Contents: Must we sacrifice? confronting the politics of sacrifice in an ecologically full world / John M. Meyer and Michael Maniates --
Asking the right questions --
A democratic politics of sacrifice? / John M. Meyer --
Sacrifice in an age of comfort / Paul Wapner --
Freedom, values, and sacrifice : overcoming obstacles to environmentally sustainable behavior / Cheryl Hall --
Seeing sacrifice in everyday life --
Ordinary and extraordinary sacrifices : religion, everyday life, and environmental practice / Anna Peterson --
The sacred and the profane in the ecological politics of sacrifice / Karen Litfin --
Consumer sovereignty, heroic sacrifice : two insidious concepts in an endlessly expansionist economy / Thomas Princen --
Parental sacrifice as atonement for future climate change / Sudhir Chella Rajan --
Obstacles and opportunities --
Self-interest, sacrifice and climate change : (re- )framing the British Columbia carbon tax / Shane Gunster --
Civic virtue and sacrifice in a suburban nation / Peter Cannavò --
Bikes, sticks, carrots / Justin Williams --
Intelligent design? : unpacking geoengineering's hidden sacrifices / Simon Nicholson --
Struggling with sacrifice : take back your time and right2vacation.org / Michael Maniates --
Conclusion : sacrifice and a new environmental politics / Michael Maniates and John M. Meyer.
Responsibility: edited by Michael Maniates and John M. Meyer.

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