Back to home page - News From Nowhere Radical & Community Bookshop
news from nowhere
Liverpool's Radical & Community Bookshop
not-for-profit · a worker's co-operative · committed to social change
Search for & order any book in print:
(goes to our order website)
This book appears in the following booklists

in categories:Anti-Capitalism & Global Inequality, Politics & Philosophy, Changing the World, Environment & Animal Rights,

Order this book online - this link leads to our secure order website which will indicate how long the book will take to order.

(Availability of '24-48 hours' means our wholesaler has stock - we place orders 2-3 times a week & receive the books next day.)

(Availability of '7-10 days' or 'Special Order' means we order direct from the publisher - order times vary, many supply within 10 days.)

Phone us: 0151 708 7270

enquire about this book

Mail order, postage & payment information

more about ordering books

Capitalism in the Web of Life: Ecology and the Accumulation of Capital

by Jason W. Moore
£19.99   paperback  Verso Books (2015)

Capitalism in the Web of Life: Ecology and the Accumulation of Capital by Jason W. Moore The relationship between capital and ecology in the longue durée.
 
Finance. Climate. Food. Work. How are the crises of the twenty-first century connected? In Capitalism in the Web of Life, Jason W. Moore argues that the sources of today’s global turbulence have a common cause: capitalism as a way of organizing nature, including human nature. Drawing on environmentalist, feminist, and Marxist thought, Moore offers a groundbreaking new synthesis: capitalism as a “world-ecology” of wealth, power, and nature. Capitalism’s greatest strength — and the source of its problems — is its capacity to create Cheap Natures: labor, food, energy, and raw materials. That capacity is now in question.
 
Rethinking capitalism through the pulsing and renewing dialectic of humanity-in-nature, Moore takes readers on a journey from the rise of capitalism to the modern mosaic of crisis. Capitalism in the Web of Life shows how the critique of capitalism in-nature — rather than capitalism and nature — is key to understanding our predicament, and to pursuing the politics of liberation in the century ahead.

ISBN 13: 9781781689028 | ISBN 10: 1781689024