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Author Clammer, J. R., author.
Title Cultures of transition and sustainability : culture after capitalism / John Clammer.
Imprint New York : Palgrave Macmillan, [2016]

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Author Clammer, J. R., author.
Subject Sustainable development.
Cultural policy.
Community development -- Environmental aspects.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Alt Name Ohio Library and Information Network.
Description 1 online resource (ix, 194 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Global Shifts/Cultural Shifts -- 2. The Socio-Economics of Transition -- 3. Pathways to Transition -- 4. Renewing Culture -- 5. Renewing Community -- 6. Towards an Eco-Just Society -- 7. Ethics of the New Society -- 8. Theorizing Post-Capitalist Culture.
Summary Contending that culture lies at the root of our current planetary and civilizational crisis, this book uniquely explores the nature of the specifically cultural dimensions of that crisis and how culture relates to the areas of politics, policy, economics, ecology and the whole discourse of sustainability. It debates how profoundly our world is shaped by capitalist culture, emphasizing the import of political culture and policy, social justice, leadership and community in the shaping of a new cultural sustainability. It also reintroduces questions of religion, art, citizenship and comparative culture into the sustainability debate and suggests ways in which the central issue of consumer culture can be rethought and others in which socially satisfactory transitions to a sustainable future might be achieved. Addressing the specific role of culture in our crisis and of how to build cultural resources for transition, this cutting edge text provides the reader with an introduction to the literature on culture and sustainability, and both practical and theoretical tools for creating and advancing a humane and ecologically responsible future.
Access Available to OhioLINK libraries.
Note Vendor-supplied metadata.
ISBN 9781137520333 (electronic bk.)
1137520337 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 951678393