Environmental Ethics for a Postcolonial World

Environmental Ethics for a Postcolonial World

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In a fluid narrative style, Environmental Ethics for a Postcolonial World links environmentalism with colonialism and makes the strong case, through well-documented examples, that rapid economic change has caused an environmental and population crisis. Curtin also offers a unique interpretation of familiar history with surprising conclusions about the relationship between colonial attitudes and environmentalism. Today, more than ever, globalization demands that the so-called third world not face their social and environmental issues alone. This book offers clear examples of environmental strategies for our new globalized culture and is not only ideal for courses in environmental ethics, globalization, and environmental politics; it offers students and general readers a practical guide for change.General Moa€” tors, Ford, and Wala€”Mart, along with japanese industrial giants Mitsui and Mitsubishi, have bigger economies than Greece, Finland, Malaysia, Portugal, Israel, or the Philippines (Anderson, S. and Cavanagh 2000, 68). One indication of this ... There has also been a parallel eclipse of human cultural diversity, since most cultural diversity coexists in ... By 1997 poor countries paid out more in debt service to repay loans than they rea€” ceived in development aid. During theanbsp;...

Title:Environmental Ethics for a Postcolonial World
Author: Deane Curtin
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield Publishers - 2005-01-28

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