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Ecology and Historical Materialism (Studies in Marxism and Social Theory)

by Hughes, Jonathan

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political science & theory,
  • Socialism & left-of-centre democratic ideologies,
  • Political Ideologies - Communism & Socialism,
  • Ecology,
  • Origin Of Life,
  • Political Science,
  • Science,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Life Sciences - Ecology,
  • Political Science / History & Theory,
  • Historical materialism,
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7750704M
    ISBN 100521660904
    ISBN 109780521660907

    Marx’s theory of historical materialism is the materialistic interpretation of the history of societies. All the societies have experienced similar pattern of history and every history is built upon its materialist foundations. Marx has tried to suggest that all society passes through unilinear evolution, every society progresses stage by. centrality of ecology for a materialist conception of history, and of historical materialism for an ecological movement.” — RICHARD LEVINS, Harvard University “Marx's Ecology is a bold,exciting interpretation of the historical background and context of Marx's ecological thought and a fascinating exploration of environmental history.

    Historical ecology is a research program. The idea of the research program in historical ecology is rooted in a materialist interpretation of the relationship between people and the environment. The materialism of historical ecology derives directly from its focus on physicality of inorganic features of Earth and the bodies of living things, which in turn, affects human society instantiated by Cited by: 3.   Buy Marx's Ecology: Materialism and Nature by Foster, John Bellamy (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(11).

    We lay the foundations for a critical human ecology (CHE) that combines the strengths of the biophysical human ecology tradition in environmental sociology with those of historical materialism. We show the strengths of a critically informed human.   Dialectical materialism is the world outlook of the Marxist-Leninist party. It is called dialectical materialism because its approach to the phenomena of nature, its method of studying and apprehending them, is dialectical, while its interpretation of the phenomena of nature, its conception of these phenomena, its theory, is materialistic.


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Ecology and Historical Materialism (Studies in Marxism and Social Theory) by Hughes, Jonathan Download PDF EPUB FB2

Analytical Marxism has been largely silent on this issue, until Hughes' Ecology and Historical Materialism. He provides a basis for expanding Marxism on theoretical grounds, while revealing how Marx's work yields necessary insights for ecology.".

Science and Society "Hughes' argument is logically compelling and his approach is original." Cited by:   This book presents a systematic challenge to the widely-held view that Marxism is unable to deal adequately with environmental issues.

Jonathan Hughes responds to criticisms of Marx's theory of history from environmental theorists, and offers an interpretation and reconstruction of key Marxian /5. This book presents a systematic challenge to the widely-held view that Marxism is unable to deal adequately with environmental issues.

Jonathan Hughes responds to criticisms of Marx's theory of history from environmental theorists, and offers an interpretation and reconstruction of key Marxian Price: $ Cambridge Core - Political Theory - Ecology and Historical Materialism - by Jonathan Hughes Skip to main content Accessibility help We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our : Jonathan Hughes.

Ecology and Historical Materialism by Jonathan Hughes,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(7). Building on recent developments in social ecology, this book advances a new critical theory of society and nature, exploring social metabolism and global resource flows in contemporary society.

Barriers to global sustainability are identified and conditions for transforming industrial economies towards new sustainable resource use are described. Ecology and Historical Materialism This book challenges the widely held view that Marxism is unable Ecology and Historical Materialism book deal adequately with environmental problems.

Jonathan Hughes considers the nature of environmental problems and the evaluative perspectives that may be brought to bear on them. A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library Library of Congress Cataloguing in Publication data Hughes, Jonathan Ecology and historical materialism / Jonathan Hughes.

Includes bibliographical references (p.). ISBN 0 4 – ISBN 0 5 (pb) 1. Ecology. Historical materialism. Title. QH A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library Library of Congress Cataloguing in Publication data Hughes, Jonathan R.

Ecology and historical materialism / Jonathan Hughes. Includes bibliographical references (p.). ISBN 0 4 – ISBN 0 5 (pb) 1. Ecology. Historical materialism. Title. Jonathan Hughes - Ecology and Historical Materialism Published inJonathan Hughes' book is an excellent and important defence of Marxism in the face of its Green critics.

Coming out almost simultaneously with John Bellamy Foster's book "Marx's Ecology", both books should be seen as a contribution to the debates on how to understand Author: Resolute Reader.

Buy Ecology and Historical Materialism (Studies in Marxism and Social Theory) by Hughes, Jonathan (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on. The Historical Materialism Book Series is a major publishing initiative of the radical left.

The capitalist crisis of the twenty-first century has been met by a resurgence of interest in critical Marxist theory. At the same time, the publishing institutions committed to Marxism have contracted markedly since the high point of the s. Book series. Historical Materialism is a Marxist journal, appearing 4 times a year, based in London.

Founded in it asserts that, not withstanding the variety of its practical and theoretical articulations, Marxism constitutes the most fertile conceptual framework for analysing social phenomena, with an eye to their overhaul.

This book presents a systematic challenge to the widely-held view that Marxism is unable to deal adequately with environmental issues. Jonathan Hughes responds to criticisms of Marx's theory, and offers an interpretation and reconstruction of key Marxian concepts, designed to show that the theory need not have harmful ecological consequences.

On Historical Materialism By Frederick Engels International Publishers, PS PRIMARY SOURCE A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic.

He demonstrates the centrality of ecology for a materialist conception of history, and of historical materialism for an ecological movement. Marx’s Ecology is a bold,exciting interpretation of the historical background and context of Marx’s ecological thought and a fascinating exploration of environmental history.

Soil depletion, the metabolism between society and nature, the simple fact that nature, too, is historical, the interplay between natural selection and the gestation of culture - all these matters he took in consideration. The primary part of Marx's Ecology doesn't touch this, though/5. Ecology and historical materialism.

[Jonathan Hughes] -- This book presents a systematic challenge to the widely-held view that Marxism is unable to deal adequately with environmental issues. Jonathan Hughes responds to criticisms of Marx's theory, and. materialism, in philosophy, a widely held system of thought that explains the nature of the world as entirely dependent on matter, the fundamental and final reality beyond which nothing need be sought.

Certain periods in history, usually those associated with scientific advance, are marked by strong materialistic tendencies.

Marx's Ecology covers many other thinkers, including Epicurus, Charles Darwin, Thomas Malthus, Ludwig Feuerbach, P. Proudhon, and William Paley. By reconstructing a materialist conception of nature and society, Marx's Ecology challenges the spiritualism prevalent in the modern Green movement, pointing toward a method that offers more lasting.

A Review of Capitalism in the Web of Life: Ecology and the Accumulation of Capital by Jason W. Moore. Christopher R. Cox. Department of Geography, University of Washington. [email protected] Abstract. In Capitalism in the Web of Life, Jason W. Moore helps to resuscitate the barely-breathing body of the dialectic in the so-called Anthropocene.

Now four years after its release, this book continues. Buy Ecology and Historical Materialism by Jonathan Hughes from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Pages: Appearing on the th anniversary of Engels’s birth, it should be widely read.” — John Bellamy Foster, author of Marx’s Ecology: Materialism and Nature “Clear, balanced, and comprehensive, Blackledge’s book is the best introduction to Engels that I know.