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The Resource The myth of progress : toward a sustainable future, Tom Wessels

The myth of progress : toward a sustainable future, Tom Wessels

Label
The myth of progress : toward a sustainable future
Title
The myth of progress
Title remainder
toward a sustainable future
Statement of responsibility
Tom Wessels
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A provocative critique of Western progress from a scientific perspective
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wessels, Tom
Dewey number
577
Index
index present
LC call number
QH541
LC item number
.W47 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ecology
  • Environmental policy
  • Sustainable development
  • NATURE
  • NATURE
  • SCIENCE
  • SCIENCE
  • Ecology
  • Environmental policy
  • Sustainable development
  • SCIENCE / General
Label
The myth of progress : toward a sustainable future, Tom Wessels
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Title Page; Contents; Preface to the Revised Edition; Acknowledgments; Prologue; Introduction; 1 The Myth of Control: Complex versus Linear Systems; 2 The Myth of Growth: Limits and Sustainability; 3 The Myth of Energy: The Second Law of Thermodynamics; 4 The Myth of the Free Market: The Loss of Diversity, Democracy, and Economic Resiliency; 5 The Myth of Progress: A Need for Cultural Change; Epilogue: From Consumption to Connection; Glossary of Scientific Terms; Index
Control code
841170380
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Rev. and expanded ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 155 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781611684643
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 469737
  • d49e9c13-5c5c-476b-8068-447ab5d0ec00
  • 821fe1f3-9ed6-4a50-b7de-33cee6729233
  • 22573/ctv1xvp92h
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)841170380
Label
The myth of progress : toward a sustainable future, Tom Wessels
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Title Page; Contents; Preface to the Revised Edition; Acknowledgments; Prologue; Introduction; 1 The Myth of Control: Complex versus Linear Systems; 2 The Myth of Growth: Limits and Sustainability; 3 The Myth of Energy: The Second Law of Thermodynamics; 4 The Myth of the Free Market: The Loss of Diversity, Democracy, and Economic Resiliency; 5 The Myth of Progress: A Need for Cultural Change; Epilogue: From Consumption to Connection; Glossary of Scientific Terms; Index
Control code
841170380
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Rev. and expanded ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 155 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781611684643
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 469737
  • d49e9c13-5c5c-476b-8068-447ab5d0ec00
  • 821fe1f3-9ed6-4a50-b7de-33cee6729233
  • 22573/ctv1xvp92h
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)841170380

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