Care of the Self, Care of the Earth: A new conversation for Rio+20

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What if capitalism, understood as an economic, social and cultural complex, was on the agenda of a world summit on sustainable development? How has the culture of capitalism - its psychic investment in colonizing our attention - compromised our ability to respond meaningfully to the challenges of sustainable development? These are two of the questions behind this exploration of the constraints that appear to limit the scope of economic debate at conferences such as the Rio+20 conference
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)31-43
Number of pages13
JournalReview of the European Community and International Environmental Law
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2012


  • green economy capitalism UN Rio+20

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law
  • Law


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