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Title The politics of ecosocialism : transforming welfare / edited by Kajsa Borgnäs, Teppo Eskelinen, Johanna Perkiö and Rikard Warlenius
Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, is an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group, an Informa business, [2015]
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Series Routledge explorations in environmental studies
Routledge explorations in environmental studies.
Contents Marxist crisis theory and the global environmental challenge / Kajsa Borgnäs -- The sustainability of welfare capitalism : redefining institutions and agency / David Eklind Kloo -- Politics in a world of ccarcity / Ville Lähde -- Technology and sustainability in the light of questions of determinism / Fredrik Sjögren -- A renewable energy transition : capitalist barriers, socialist enticements / Rikard Warlenius -- Possibilities and limits of green Keynesianism / Teppo Eskelinen -- Commons against capitalism / Tero Toivanen -- Universal basic income : a cornerstone of the new economic order / Johanna Perkiö -- Out of the frying pan : people on the move in a warmer world and how to receive them / Shora Esmailian -- Climate jobs as tipping point : Norwegian grassroots challenging the oil and climate change hegemony / Andreas Ytterstad -- Socialism or barbeque, war communism or geo-engineering : some thoughts on choices in a time of emergency / Andreas Malm -- Afterword / John Bellamy Foster
Summary As the global economy seeks to recover from the financial crisis and warnings about the consequences of climate change abound, it is clear that we need a fundamentally new approach to tackle these issues. This innovative book offers a unique perspective, stressing the necessity of both ecological and social change as it discusses how to create a ""red-green"" or ""eco-socialist"" society. Examining the current crises of welfare capitalism as well as the challenges and conflicts of an eco-socialist society, the book proposes a new social order that would combine the ideals of egalitarianism and
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Capitalism -- Environmental aspects
Environmental economics.
Environmental policy.
Marxian economics.
Welfare state.
Capitalism -- Environmental aspects.
Environmental economics.
Environmental policy.
Kapitalism -- miljöaspekter.
Marxian economics.
Marxistisk ekonomi.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- General.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- National.
Welfare state.
Form Electronic book
Author Borgnäs, Kajsa, 1982- editor.
Eskelinen, Teppo, editor.
Perkiö, Johanna, editor
Warlenius, Rikard, editor
ISBN 1315749475