Critical Mass: Transport, Environment and Society in the 21st Century

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Pluto Press, 20 sept. 1997 - 251 pages
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Despite demanding enormous resources, transport policies (once put into practice) are still incapable of resolving basic problems of safety, health, welfare and congestion. Yet how can we resolve these problems whilst we are so dependent on the car? John Whitelegg argues that such dilemmas are universal: they are shared throughout Europe, Asia and North America, and can only be solved globally by a shared recognition of communality. At the center of the argument is the theory that transport is inextricably linked with consumerism and the lifestyles that car ownership has created.

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Perranporth and China
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A Faustian Bargain
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John Whitelegg is Professor of Environmental Studies at Liverpool John Moores University and Managing Director of the transport and environment consultancy Ecologica, based in Lancaster. He has written widely on transport issues.

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