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Title The myth of progress : toward a sustainable future / Tom Wessels.
Author Wessels, Tom, 1951-
Imprint Hanover : University Press of New England, 2013.
Edition Rev. and expanded ed.
Description 1 online resource (xv, 155 pages)
Call # eBOOK
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Title Page; Contents; Preface to the Revised Edition; Acknowledgments; Prologue; Introduction; 1 The Myth of Control: Complex versus Linear Systems; 2 The Myth of Growth: Limits and Sustainability; 3 The Myth of Energy: The Second Law of Thermodynamics; 4 The Myth of the Free Market: The Loss of Diversity, Democracy, and Economic Resiliency; 5 The Myth of Progress: A Need for Cultural Change; Epilogue: From Consumption to Connection; Glossary of Scientific Terms; Index.
Summary A provocative critique of Western progress from a scientific perspective.
Subject Ecology.
Environmental policy.
Sustainable development.
NATURE -- Ecology.
NATURE -- Ecosystems & Habitats -- Wilderness.
SCIENCE -- Environmental Science.
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Ecology.
Ecology. (OCoLC)fst00901476
Environmental policy. (OCoLC)fst00913250
Sustainable development. (OCoLC)fst01139731
Genre Electronic books.
Addl. Author OverDrive, Inc., distributor.
Related To Print version: Wessels, Tom. Myth of progress. Rev. and expanded ed. Hanover : University Press of New England, 2013 (DLC) 2006016895
ISBN 9781611684643 (electronic bk.)
1611684641 (electronic bk.)

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