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By Liam Downey

ISBN-10: 1479843792

ISBN-13: 9781479843794

ISBN-10: 1479850721

ISBN-13: 9781479850723

Winner, American Sociological organization part on setting and expertise Allan Schnaiberg remarkable ebook Award

The international at the moment faces numerous critical social and environmental crises, together with monetary under-development, common poverty and starvation, loss of secure ingesting water for one-sixth of the world’s inhabitants, deforestation, quickly expanding degrees of toxins and waste, dramatic declines in soil fertility and biodiversity, and worldwide warming.  Inequality, Democracy, and the surroundings sheds gentle at the structural explanations of those and different social and environmental crises, highlighting particularly the major function that elite-controlled corporations, associations, and networks play in growing those crises.  

Liam Downey makes a speciality of 4 topics—globalization, agriculture, mining, and U.S. strength and army policy—to convey how organizational and institutional inequality and elite-controlled organizational networks produce environmental degradation and social damage. He specializes in key associations just like the global financial institution, the foreign financial Fund, the U.S. army and the realm exchange association to teach how particular guidelines are conceived and enacted with a view to extra elite ambitions. eventually, Downey lays out a direction for environmental social scientists and environmentalists to raised comprehend and aid clear up the world’s myriad social and environmental crises.  Inequality, Democracy and the Environment provides a passionate exposé of the genuine function inequality, undemocratic associations and organizational energy play in harming humans and the environment. 

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