Cultures of Transition and Sustainability: Culture after by John Clammer

By John Clammer

Contending that tradition lies on the root of our present planetary and civilizational drawback, this e-book uniquely explores the character of the in particular cultural dimensions of that situation and the way tradition pertains to the parts of politics, coverage, economics, ecology and the total discourse of sustainability. It debates how profoundly our international is formed via capitalist tradition, emphasizing the import of political tradition and coverage, social justice, management and neighborhood within the shaping of a brand new cultural sustainability. It additionally reintroduces questions of faith, artwork, citizenship and comparative tradition into the sustainability debate and indicates ways that the imperative factor of customer tradition will be rethought and others during which socially passable transitions to a sustainable destiny could be completed. Addressing the explicit function of tradition in our predicament and of the way to construct cultural assets for transition, this leading edge textual content presents the reader with an advent to the literature on tradition and sustainability, and either sensible and theoretical instruments for growing and advancing a humane and ecologically liable future.

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