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Inside the green economy : promises and pitfalls

Author: Thomas Fatheuer; Barbara Unmüssig; Lili Fuhr
Publisher: München, Germany : Oekom Verlag , [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. editionView all editions and formats
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This book puts the Green Economy to the test, its promises, consequences and blind spots.- Can efficiency be a solution if it results in more consumption?- Can we save nature by putting a price on  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Fatheuer; Barbara Unmüssig; Lili Fuhr
ISBN: 0857844156 9780857844156
OCLC Number: 956960090
Description: 199 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Preface by Tim JacksonPART ONEWhy "business as usual" is not an option1 The dominance of the climate killers2 The great loss of biological diversity3 Business as usual in agroindustry4 The world as we know it: inequality, poverty, hunger5 The Green Economy as a way out of the global crisis?PART TWORampant risk: questionable instruments and innovations6 Nature or natural capital?7 Progress in the service of the Green Economy: will innovation solve everything?PART THREEThe Green Economy's blind spots8 A star is born - or: environmental policy in neoliberal times9 Civil society amid depoliticisation and shrinking spacesConclusion: making the case for a new Political Ecology
Responsibility: Thomas Fatheuer, Lili Fuhr, Barbara Unmüßig.
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"Originally, the Green Economy was meant to create thepolitical space for a deeper conversation. Yet, as arguedin this book, such a conversation must go beyond ashallow `economisation' of nature and Read more...

 
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