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Envisioning a sustainable society

learning our way out

by Lester W. Milbrath

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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human ecology,
  • Economic policy -- Environmental aspects,
  • Environmental policy,
  • Social change

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLester W. Milbrath.
    SeriesSUNY series in environmental public policy
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGF41 .M53 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 403 p. :
    Number of Pages403
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2058450M
    ISBN 100791401626, 0791401634
    LC Control Number88037558

    Inspired by medieval arts and crafts, Morris became one of Europe's foremost graphic designers and established a well-known firm of artisans. Exactly how lobbyists communicated with legislators was a focus of Milbrath's study. But I also grew up at a time when renewable energy was growing fast; a world in which poverty was waning; one that was more connected than ever before. Asking ourselves about the actions we take and what their future effects will be — not just in terms of market share and profits, but in terms of future resource availability and environmental impact — will challenge us to make the right decisions for a shared world. I can envision climbing to the top of a tree and flying off.

    In Ecological Utopias, de Geus offers a concise review, critical analysis, and synthetic appraisal of the works of nine authors whose utopian writings span the last five centuries. Achieving a healthy relation to nature, Bookchin insists, will only be possible if humans first achieve egalitarian social relations. If the limit is very distant or growing faster than the demand, growth can continue without interruption. Milbrath joined the Department of Political Science at University at Buffalo inwhich had a newly established doctoral program in political science.

    These are the questions addressed by a follow-up to The Limits to Growth that was published just last month — a book that is likely to prompt more debate and awareness as well as more action. Being able to track the costs associated with harmful by-products of manufacturing will become increasingly more important. Human Ecology Review 21 2 If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here.


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