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The shadows of consumption : consequences for the global environment / Peter Dauvergne
Bib ID 4505734
Format BookBook
Author
Dauvergne, Peter
 
Description Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2008 
xvi, 315 p. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 9780262042468
0262042460
Full contents
  • Introduction. The Ecological Shadows of Rising Consumption
  • 1. An Unbalanced Global Political Economy
  • 2. Dying of Consumption
  • I. Automobiles
  • 3. Accidental Dependency? The Road to an Auto World
  • 4. A Better Ride: Selling Safe and Clean
  • 5. The Road Tolls
  • 6. The Globalization of Accidents and Emissions
  • II. Leaded Gasoline
  • 7. Leaded Science: Pumping Out Profits and Risks
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [263]-287) and index.

Subjects Consumption (Economics) -- Environmental aspects.  |  Environmentalism.
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505 0 |aIntroduction. The Ecological Shadows of Rising Consumption -- 1. An Unbalanced Global Political Economy -- 2. Dying of Consumption -- I. Automobiles -- 3. Accidental Dependency? The Road to an Auto World -- 4. A Better Ride: Selling Safe and Clean -- 5. The Road Tolls -- 6. The Globalization of Accidents and Emissions -- II. Leaded Gasoline -- 7. Leaded Science: Pumping Out Profits and Risks -- 8. Lead Must Go -- 9. Taking the Lead Out of Africa -- 10. The Globalization of Risk -- III. Refrigerators -- 11. Refrigerating the Ozone Layer -- 12. Phasing Out CFC Refrigerators -- 13. Selling the "Superior" Refrigerator -- 14. The Globalization of Plugging In -- IV. Beef -- 15. The Efficient Steer: Fast, Fat, and Cheap -- 16. The Ecology of Big Beef -- 17. Sustainable Beef? Chasing a Stampede of "Regular" Steers -- 18. The Globalization of More Meat -- V. The Harp Seal Hunt -- 19. To the Red Ice: Heroes and Overharvesting -- 20. The Brutes! Killing Markets with Activism.
505 8 |a21. Hunting Beaters for Globalizing Markets -- 22. The Globalization of Slippery Markets -- Conclusion: Transforming Global Consumption -- 23. The Illusions of Environmentalism -- 24. A Brighter World Order of Balanced Consumption.
650 0 |aConsumption (Economics)|xEnvironmental aspects.
650 0 |aEnvironmentalism.
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