Postmodern politics for a planet in crisis : policy, process, and presidential vision / David Ray Griffin and Richard Falk, editors

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Subjects: Presidents--United States
Environmental policy--United States
United States--Politics and government--1989-
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Albany, N.Y. : State University of New York Press, c1993
Series: SUNY series in constructive postmodern thought
SUNY series in constructive postmodern thought
LC Classification: J, JK
Physical Description: xiv, 232 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Preface
Introduction to SUNY Series in Constructive Postmodern Thought / David Ray Griffin
Introduction: From Modern to Postmodern Politics / Richard Falk, David Ray Griffin 1
Pt. I. Political Vision and Policy for a Postmodern America
1. A Presidential Address on the Economy / John R. Cobb, Jr. 19
2. The Full Measure of Our Days: Time and Public Policy in a Postmodern World / Joanna Macy 33
3. 2020 Hindsight: A Retired Kansas Farmer Looks Back on the Revolution in Agriculture between 1990 and 2020 / Wes Jackson 49
4. The "Vision Thing," the Presidency, and the Ecological Crisis, or the Greenhouse Effect and the "White House Effect" / David Ray Griffin 67
5. Without a Vision the People Perish: Washington, D.C. as Parable / Jim Wallis 103
6. A Postmodern Vision of Education for a Living Planet / Douglas Sloan 117
Pt. II. The Political Process and the Presidency
7. Political Culture and the Presidency: Memory and the Shift from Mostmodern to Postmodern / Roger Wilkins 145
8. Politics for a Troubled Planet: Toward a Postmodern Democratic Culture / Frances Moore Lappe 163
9. A Postmodern Presidency for a Postmodern World / Richard Falk 181
10. Searching for a President with a Global Vision / Frank K. Kelly 209
Notes on Contributors and Centers 221
Index 225
Additional Authors: Griffin, David Ray, 1939-
Falk, Richard A
Notes: LCCN: 92022104
ISBN: 079141485X (acid-free)
ISBN: 0791414868 (pbk. : acid-free)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 26095967
ISBN/ISSN: 079141485X