Paper $41.95 ISBN: 9781842776575 Published December 2005 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $99.95 ISBN: 9781842776568 Published December 2005 For sale in North and South America only

Unsustainable

A Primer for Global Environmental and Social Justice

Patrick Hossay

Unsustainable

Patrick Hossay

Distributed for Zed Books

240 pages | 5.4375 x 8.5
Paper $41.95 ISBN: 9781842776575 Published December 2005 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $99.95 ISBN: 9781842776568 Published December 2005 For sale in North and South America only
Contents
1. The Trouble We're In
Hotter for Some than Others
The Air We Breathe
Ecocide
Toxic Planet
It's Going to Get Worse

2. How Did We Get In This Mess?
An Unenlightened Enlightenment
Industrializing Nature
A Global System
US Dominance
American Affluence and Global Catastrophe
A Public-Private Empire
Corporate Globalization

3. Making the Rules
Banking on Poverty
Subsidizing Destruction
Free Trade Isn't Free
The World Trade Organization

4. There's Got To Be A Limit
Money is Everything
The Inefficiency of the Market
Pricing the Priceless
Modernization
Racing to the Bottom
Commodified Lives

5. Everything's For Sale
Food as a Commodity
Plants and Animals as Commodities
Water as a Commodity

6. Changing The Rules
Cleaning up Our Act
Clean Water and Air
Lowering Our Sights
Lots of Talk, Little Action
A Small Step in the Right Direction
A Model of Successful Resistance?
Kyoto

7. Conclusion: Resistance is Fertile
Buy a Hybrid Car, Save the World?
Challenging the Rules of the Game
Taking Back Democracy
The New Environmentalism
Talking About Power
Demanding the Unreasonable
You Say You Want a Revolution
Reason for Hope
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