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Radical Ecology

The Search for a Livable World, 2nd Edition

By Carolyn Merchant

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302 pages | 6 B/W Illus.

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About the Book

This is a new edition of the classic examination of major philosophical, ethical, scientific and economic roots of environmental problems which examines the ways that radical ecologists can transform science and society in order to sustain life on this planet. It features a new Introduction from the author, a thorough updating of chapters, and two entirely new chapters on recent Global Movements and Globalization and the Environment.


"Radical Ecology is crucial reading for anyone concerned with the liberation of human beings and the earth and the relationships between these projects." - Ynestra King, New School for Social Research

'Radical Ecology provides an excellent overview of ideas and practices aimed at finding solutions to very pressing issues facing the world today.' - Human Ecology (2007) Frank R Thomas

About the Author

Carolyn Merchant is Professor of Environmental History, Philosophy and Ethics in the Department of Conservation and Resource Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. She is the author of The Death of Nature: Women, Ecology, and the Scientific Revolution and Ecological Revolutions: Nature, Gender, and Science in New England.

About the Series

Revolutionary Thought and Radical Movements

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General