Diamond in the Rough

Diamond in the Rough This review of Jared Diamond's new book, Collapse, analyses the book in the context of other Malthusian treatments of environmental issues, noting its original and unconventional analysis of the role of environmental factors in the fate of past cultures, but critiquing its lack of imagination for the institutional dimensions of environmental decision-making for our future today. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Energy & Environment SAGE

Diamond in the Rough

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Publisher
SAGE
Copyright
© 2005 SAGE Publications
ISSN
0958-305X
eISSN
2048-4070
D.O.I.
10.1260/0958305054672286
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Abstract

This review of Jared Diamond's new book, Collapse, analyses the book in the context of other Malthusian treatments of environmental issues, noting its original and unconventional analysis of the role of environmental factors in the fate of past cultures, but critiquing its lack of imagination for the institutional dimensions of environmental decision-making for our future today.

Journal

Energy & EnvironmentSAGE

Published: Jul 1, 2005

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