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Planet Dialectics: Explorations in Environment and Development

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Wolfgang Sachs is one of the most thoughtful intellectuals to deal with the dual crisis in the Western world's relations with nature and social justice. In this book readers will find trenchant and elegant explorations of some of the foremost issues the world faces at the beginning of the new century: efficiency--the mantra of our times; speed--the love affair with moderni...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published January 15th 2000 by Zed Books
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A review of the trends and misconceptions in sustainable development research.
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Wolfgang Sachs (born 25 November 1946) is a researcher, writer and university teacher in the field of environment, development, and globalization.
He studied sociology and Catholic theology in Munich, Tübingen and Berkeley. He holds a master degree in sociology (1971), a master degree in theology (1972) and a PhD in social sciences (1975).
After a period (1975–1984) as Assistant Professor at the Tec...more
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