Capitalism in the Web of Life

- Ecology and the Accumulation of Capital

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  • Bog, paperback
  • Engelsk
  • 336 sider

Beskrivelse

Finance. Climate. Food. Work. How are the crises of the twenty-first century connected? In Capitalism in the Web of Life, Jason W. Moore argues that the sources of today's global turbulence have a common cause: capitalism as a way of organizing nature, including human nature. Drawing on environmentalist, feminist, and Marxist thought, Moore offers a groundbreaking new synthesis: capitalism as a "world-ecology" of wealth, power, and nature. Capitalism's greatest strength-and the source of its problems-is its capacity to create Cheap Natures: labor, food, energy, and raw materials. That capacity is now in question. Rethinking capitalism through the pulsing and renewing dialectic of humanity-in-nature, Moore takes readers on a journey from the rise of capitalism to the modern mosaic of crisis. Capitalism in the Web of Life shows how the critique of capitalism-in-nature-rather than capitalism and nature-is key to understanding our predicament, and to pursuing the politics of liberation in the century ahead.

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Detaljer
  • SprogEngelsk
  • Sidetal336
  • Udgivelsesdato18-08-2015
  • ISBN139781781689028
  • Forlag Verso Books
  • FormatPaperback
Størrelse og vægt
  • Vægt537 g
  • Dybde2,3 cm
  • coffee cup img
    10 cm
    book img
    15,6 cm
    23,5 cm

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