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The Historical Roots of Ecological Modernization

Maarten A. Hajer

in The Politics of Environmental Discourse: Ecological Modernization and the Policy Process

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293330
eISBN:
9780191599408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829333X.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Contextualizes the contemporary environmental conflict in the tradition of thinking about man and nature relationships. Discusses the origins of environmentalism and gives a detailed interpretation ... More


Towards a Contemporary Understanding of The Limits to Growth

Ian Johnson

in Is the Planet Full?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199677771
eISBN:
9780191757235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677771.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter 5 surveys what has changed since The Limits to Growth first appeared, in 1972. The chapter identifies how the concept of ‘overshoot’ advanced by Donella Meadows and associates launched a new ... More


Growth: A Historical Accident?

Christian de Perthuis and Pierre-André Jouvet

in Green Capital: A New Perspective on Growth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171403
eISBN:
9780231540360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171403.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The first chapter seeks to refine the diagnosis of complex relationships linking natural capital to economic growth. The pace of global growth has scarcely diminished since the end of the post-war ... More


The Cultural: The Magic, the Vision, the Power

Thomas Princen

in Ending the Fossil Fuel Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262028806
eISBN:
9780262327077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028806.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Thomas Princen, in this chapter, argues that extraction of fossil fuels is far more than a utilitarian pursuit that motors industry. It is a way of life that impacts culture. Throughout the chapter, ... More


Getting in Motion: German Environmentalism, 1945 to 1980

Frank Uekötter

in The Greenest Nation?: A New History of German Environmentalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262027328
eISBN:
9780262322409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027328.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

After World War Two, demands for environmental improvement grew in frequency and vigor. While environmentalists later took much pride in challenging unrestrained consumerism, the greening of Germany ... More


Ecological Limits and Economic Development

Ramprasad Sengupta

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198081654
eISBN:
9780199082407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081654.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The book has a comprehensive coverage of issues relating to the role of ecological constraints in limiting the availability of natural resources and eco-services for economic development and ... More


Eco World

Evan Hillebrand and Stacy Closson

in Energy, Economic Growth, and Geopolitical Futures: Eight Long-Range Scenarios

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028899
eISBN:
9780262328722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028899.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This sixth scenario is marked by high energy prices, weak growth, and global harmony. The United States and the European Union have only weak recoveries from the travails of 2008-2013, and China is ... More


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