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The Environmental Crisis (FastBack Series)

Harold W. Helfrich

The Environmental Crisis (FastBack Series)

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Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental Science,
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Environmental Studies

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10317593M
    ISBN 100300014325
    ISBN 109780300014327

    Countering the current view of many environmental activists that sovereign nations cannot provide effective environmental governance, The State and the Global Ecological Crisis offers analyses and case studies that explore the prospects for "reinstating the state" as a facilitator of progressive environmental change rather than a contributor to environmental destruction.


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