Politics for Sustainability

  • Margaret Blunden


Securing a sustainable future for human societies requires a radical rethink of the nature of political activity. The dominant concept of politics is as problem-solving, an idea derived from a misapplication of the methods of technology, with its undiluted concentration on the immediate desires of the present. This way of thinking has played a major part in creating the distinctive characteristics of the developed world, whose future sustainability, like that of the rest of the planet, is now in doubt.


National Interest Sustainable Future Political Thinking Fixed Term Contract Political Approach 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Margaret Blunden
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  1. 1.The University of WestminsterLondonEngland

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