With historical and economic detail, this book explores the reasons why a global economic system, geared toward private profit, has spelled vulnerability for the earth's fragile natural environment. It sets out to take the case for saving the planet beyond visions of doom, arguments about sustainability, and individual solutions.
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(229mm x 152mm x 11mm)
Monthly Review Press,U.S.
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Author Biography - John Bellamy Foster
John Bellamy Foster is editor of Monthly Review. He is professor of sociology at the University of Oregon and author of The Ecological Revolution, The Great Financial Crisis (with Fred Magdoff), Critique of Intelligent Design (with Brett Clark and Richard York), Ecology Against Capitalism, Marx's Ecology, and The Vulnerable Planet.