Paper $28.95 ISBN: 9781780321684 Published January 2013 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $116.95 ISBN: 9781780321691 Published January 2013 For sale in North and South America only

Societies beyond Oil

Oil Dregs and Social Futures

John Urry

Societies beyond Oil

John Urry

Distributed for Zed Books

304 pages | 5.0625 x 7.8125
Paper $28.95 ISBN: 9781780321684 Published January 2013 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $116.95 ISBN: 9781780321691 Published January 2013 For sale in North and South America only
Contents
Introduction: the problem of energy

Part I Oil dregs
1. Oil and the crash of 2007-8
2. The century of oil
3. Consuming miles
4. Carbon capital
5. Peaking
6. The Chinese century?
7. The curse of oil

Part II Social futures
8. Magic bullet future
9. Digital lives
10. Resource fights
11. Low carbon society
12. After easy oil
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