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Bioregionalism and civil society

democratic challenges to corporate globalism

by Mike Carr

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Published by UBC Press in Vancouver .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Bioregionalism.,
  • Civil society.,
  • Sustainable development.,
  • Biorégionalisme.,
  • Société civile.,
  • Développement durable.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [307]-315) and index.

    StatementMike Carr.
    SeriesSustainability and the environment
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGE43 .C37 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 332 p. :
    Number of Pages332
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3452399M
    ISBN 100774809442
    LC Control Number2005360635
    OCLC/WorldCa56371202

    Bioregionalism stresses identification with one's community, awareness of its natural resources and commitment to restoring them. Berg founded a clearinghouse for bioregional groups.


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