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Materials concerns : pollution, profit and quality of life

Author: Tim Jackson
Publisher: 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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Jackson
ISBN: 0415132487 9780415132480 0415132495 9780415132497
OCLC Number: 442650312
Description: XVI, 218 str. : ilustr. ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface. 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 - re-inventing the service economy 8. Negotiating Change - de-materialisation and the profit motive 9. Growth in Crisis - untangling the logic of wealth 10. Beyond Material Concerns - regaining quality of life.
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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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