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Das Terrestrische Manifest

Author: Bruno Latour
Publisher: Suhrkamp Verlag
ISBN: 3518758047
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Eine Serie politischer Unwetter hat die Welt durcheinandergebracht. Die Instrumente, mit denen wir uns früher orientierten, funktionieren nicht mehr. Verstanden wir Politik lange als einen Zeitstrahl, der von einer lokalen Vergangenheit in eine globale Zukunft führen würde, realisieren wir nun, dass der Globus für unsere Globalisierungspläne zu klein ist. Der Weg in eine behütetere Vergangenheit erweist sich ebenfalls als Fiktion. Wir hängen in der Luft, der jähe Absturz droht. In dieser brisanten Situation gilt es zuallererst, wieder festen Boden unter den Füßen zu gewinnen und sich dann neu zu orientieren. Bruno Latour unternimmt den Versuch, die Landschaft des Politischen neu zu vermessen und unsere politischen Leidenschaften auf neue Gegenstände auszurichten. Jenseits überkommener Unterscheidungen wie links und rechts, fortschrittlich und reaktionär plädiert er für eine radikal materialistische Politik, die nicht nur den Produktionsprozess einbezieht, sondern auch die ökologischen Bedingungen unserer Existenz.

The Politics Of The Earth

Author: John S. Dryzek
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199696004
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Dryzek provides an accessible introduction to thinking about the environment by looking at the language used to discuss environmental issues. He looks at various approaches which have dominated environmental issues, from faith in unlimited economic growth to radical green politics, and concludes with a plea for ecological democracy.

Das Terrestrische Manifest

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ISBN: 9783518758052
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Biographical note: Bruno Latour, geboren 1947 in Beaune, Burgund, Sohn einer Winzerfamilie. Studium der Philosophie und Anthropologie, von 1982 bis 2006 Professor am Centre de l'Innovation an der Ecole nationale supérieure de mine in Paris. Gastprofessor an der University of California San Diego, der London School of Economics und am historischen Seminar der Harvard University. Seit Juni 2007 ist Bruno Latour Professor am Sciences Politiques Paris und dem Centre de Sociologie des Organisations (CSO). Er erhielt zahlreiche Auszeichnungen, u. a. 2013 den Holberg- Preis.

New Earth Politics

Author: Simon Nicholson
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262034360
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Prominent scholars and practitioners consider the role of global environmental politics in the face of increasing environmental stress.

Earth Politics

Author: Waskar Ari
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822376954
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Earth Politics focuses on the lives of four indigenous activist-intellectuals in Bolivia, key leaders in the Alcaldes Mayores Particulares (AMP), a movement established to claim rights for indigenous education and reclaim indigenous lands from hacienda owners. The AMP leaders invented a discourse of decolonization, rooted in part in native religion, and used it to counter structures of internal colonialism, including the existing racial systems. Waskar Ari calls their social movement, practices, and discourse earth politics, both because the AMP emphasized the idea of the earth and the place of Indians on it, and because of the political meaning that the AMP gave to the worship of the Aymara gods. Depicting the social worlds and life work of the activists, Ari traverses Bolivia's political and social landscape from the 1920s into the early 1970s. He reveals the AMP 's extensive geographic reach, genuine grassroots quality, and vibrant regional diversity. Ari had access to the private archives of indigenous families, and he collected oral histories, speaking with men and women who knew the AMP leaders. The resulting examination of Bolivian indigenous activism is one of unparalleled nuance and depth.

Earth Politics

Author: Ernst Ulrich Weizsäcker
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ISBN: 9781856491730
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This major work puts forward a comprehensive and visionary strategy for transforming industrial economies towards sustainability. It argues that a non-wasteful, non-destructive model of wealth creation requires environmental policies that are at once feasible and not seen as detrimental to standards of living. Practical remedial measures must be combined, the author argues, with price and taxation policies which reflect ecological realities. He envisages a coming 'century of the environment' founded on more responsible science and technology and new ways of valuing labour and economic achievement. The book has already had a significant impact on German environmental debates and policies and has been extensively revised to include an assessment of the 1992 Earth Summit and the follow-up actions needed.

Down To Earth

Author: Bruno Latour
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1509530592
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The present ecological mutation has organized the whole political landscape for the last thirty years. This could explain the deadly cocktail of exploding inequalities, massive deregulation, and conversion of the dream of globalization into a nightmare for most people. What holds these three phenomena together is the conviction, shared by some powerful people, that the ecological threat is real and that the only way for them to survive is to abandon any pretense at sharing a common future with the rest of the world. Hence their flight offshore and their massive investment in climate change denial. The Left has been slow to turn its attention to this new situation. It is still organized along an axis that goes from investment in local values to the hope of globalization and just at the time when, everywhere, people dissatisfied with the ideal of modernity are turning back to the protection of national or even ethnic borders. This is why it is urgent to shift sideways and to define politics as what leads toward the Earth and not toward the global or the national. Belonging to a territory is the phenomenon most in need of rethinking and careful redescription; learning new ways to inhabit the Earth is our biggest challenge. Bringing us down to earth is the task of politics today.

Making Environmental Law The Politics Of Protecting The Earth

Author: Nancy E. Marion
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 031339363X
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From Eisenhower to Obama, this book provides a comprehensive analysis of the policies Congress and the president have proposed and passed to protect the environment over time. • Tables summarize key legislative acts • Index of all bills listed in the text • An appendix with a timeline of important dates in the history of environmental law

The Political Economy Of Rare Earth Elements

Author: Ryan David Kiggins
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137364246
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The contributors argue that rare earths are essential to the information technology revolution on which humans have come to depend for communication, commerce, and, increasingly, engage in conflict. They demonstrate that rare earths are a strategic commodity over which political actors will and do struggle for control.