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  • ISBN 1439908990
  • ISBN13 978-1439908990
  • Language English
  • Author Sherry Cable
  • Publisher Temple University Press (August 10, 2012)
  • Pages 242
  • Formats mobi lrf mbr txt
  • Category Social Science
  • Subcategory Politics and Government
  • Size ePub 1230 kb
  • Size Fb2 1725 kb
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Environmental policies fail in conspicuous and egregious ways to sustain the natural resource base and protect citizens from production-generated risky exposures. In her engaging study, "Sustainable Failures, " Sherry Cable asks, why does environmental policy seem to be a contributing cause rather than a partial solution to environmental problems?a

Melding a biophysical science perspective of environmental processes with sociological insights into human behavior, Cable examines the people, policies, and issues of petrochemical dependence and broader environment questions. She insists that our present policies around the manufacture and use of petroleum products violate rudimentary ecological principlesOCoand do so in complicated ways.

"Sustainable Failures" is a blistering wake-up call to what is at stake not only regarding the failure of policy outcomes and grievous natural resource depletion and pollution, but also concerning democracy and ecological survival, and eventually, potentially, the existence of our species.


In her engaging study,Sustainable Failures,Sherry Cable asks, why does environmental policy seem to be a. .8 Petro-dependent Obstacles to Sustainable Policies: The Corporate State and Its Institutional and Cultural Reflections.

In her engaging study,Sustainable Failures,Sherry Cable asks, why does environmental policy seem to be a contributing cause rather than a partial solution to environmental problems? Melding a biophysical science perspective of environmental processes with sociological insights into human behavior, Cable examines the people, policies, and issues of petrochemical dependence and broader environment questions. Environmental policy should maintain human life at the most fundamental level-the material fabric of life.

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In her engaging study, Sustainable Failures, Sherry Cable asks, why does environmental policy seem to be a.

In her engaging study, Sustainable Failures, Sherry Cable asks, why does environmental policy seem to be a contributing cause rather than a partial solution to environmental problems?&.Sustainable Failures is a blistering wake-up call to what is at stake not only regarding the failure of policy outcomes and grievous natural resource depletion and pollution, but also concerning democracy and ecological survival, and eventually, potentially, the existence of our species.

The Environment, Sustainability and Politics. Section: Core reading.

book by Sherry Cable. Examines environmental policy from a sociological perspective, showing how our petro-dependency causes unprecedented environmental damage and threatens our democracy. ISBN13:9781439909003. Release Date:August 2012.

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Social scientist Sherry Cable approaches this question by analyzing how our social and economic systems . Everything accelerated sharply after World War II with the emergence of what Cable terms the petro-dependent society

Social scientist Sherry Cable approaches this question by analyzing how our social and economic systems have evolved. She believes our current failures are due to the confluence of several trends: evolution of our economic system, the emergence of liberal democracies, and the rise and power of corporations. Everything accelerated sharply after World War II with the emergence of what Cable terms the petro-dependent society.

PART III Environmental Policy in the Petro-dependent Empire 9 International Environmental Policymaking 10 Global Environmental Problems: Overpopulation, Peak Oil, and Climate Change 11 Sustaining Unsustainability: The Transnational Corporate State

PART III Environmental Policy in the Petro-dependent Empire 9 International Environmental Policymaking 10 Global Environmental Problems: Overpopulation, Peak Oil, and Climate Change 11 Sustaining Unsustainability: The Transnational Corporate State. 12 Once There Was a Planet in the Way Galaxy.

Sustainable failures: environmental policy and democracy in a petro dependent world. In M. Ginsburg (E., Understanding educational reform in a global context: economy, ideology and the state. Philadelphia: Temple University Press. NewYork and London: Garland publishing. Global Justice Now (GJN).

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