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dc.contributor.authorAjl, Max
dc.date.accessioned2021-02-10T12:58:18Z
dc.date.issued2021
dc.date.submitted2021-05-22T03:30:33Z
dc.identifierhttps://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/48775
dc.identifier.urihttps://directory.doabooks.org/handle/20.500.12854/70052
dc.description.abstractThe idea of a Green New Deal was launched into popular consciousness by US Congressperson Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in 2018. Evocative of the far-reaching ambitions of its namesake, it has become a watchword in the current era of global climate crisis. But what - and for whom - is the Green New Deal? In this concise and urgent book, Max Ajl provides an overview of the various mainstream Green New Deals. Critically engaging with their proponents, ideological underpinnings and limitations, he goes on to sketch out a radical alternative: a 'People's Green New Deal' committed to degrowth, anti-imperialism and agro-ecology. Ajl diagnoses the roots of the current socio-ecological crisis as emerging from a world-system dominated by the logics of capitalism and imperialism. Resolving this crisis, he argues, requires nothing less than an infrastructural and agricultural transformation in the Global North, and the industrial convergence between North and South. As the climate crisis deepens and the literature on the subject grows, A People's Green New Deal contributes a distinctive perspective to the debate.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.rightsopen access
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::R Earth sciences, geography, environment, planning::RN The environment::RND Environmental policy & protocols
dc.subject.otherPolitical Science
dc.subject.otherPublic Policy
dc.subject.otherEnvironmental Policy
dc.titleA People’s Green New Deal
dc.typebook
oapen.relation.isPublishedBycdf55516-7e48-4edb-898e-73aa7305a12c
oapen.collectionKnowledge Unlatched (KU)
oapen.imprintPluto Press


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