Book 2014

A World After Climate Change and Culture-Shift

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ISBN: 978-94-007-7352-3 (Print) 978-94-007-7353-0 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xx

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    Pages 1-11

    Introduction: Imagining the Unimaginable

  3. Setting the Stage

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 13-13

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      Chapter

      Pages 15-23

      Estrangement: A Beginner’s Guide to the Strangeness of the World

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      Chapter

      Pages 25-42

      Global Climate Change

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      Chapter

      Pages 43-62

      An Evolving Worldview: Culture-Shift in University Students

  4. Imagining a World: General Impacts and Implications

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 63-65

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      Chapter

      Pages 67-87

      Field Notes from the Future: Environmental Conditions at Four Localities in 2100

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      Chapter

      Pages 89-111

      Getting From Here to There: Policy Pathways to Address Human Mobility in the Context of Climate Change

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      Pages 113-138

      The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Thoughts on Possible Outcomes

  5. Imagining a World: Specific Regional Impacts and Implications

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 139-140

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      Pages 141-191

      Europe 2050–2100: Imagining New Lifeways/Lifestyles

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      Chapter

      Pages 193-203

      The Projected Death of the Fertile Crescent

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      Chapter

      Pages 205-224

      The Future of the Middle East

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      Pages 225-244

      Imagined Lifeways in North America ca. 2100

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      Chapter

      Pages 245-302

      Climate Change and Its Impact on Cultural Shifts in East and Southeast Asia

  6. Inhabiting an Imagined World: Better or Worse? Four Interpretations

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 303-304

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      Chapter

      Pages 305-325

      The Postmodern Environment

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      Chapter

      Pages 327-349

      Blissful Devolution: Our Rolling Judgment Day

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      Chapter

      Pages 351-362

      The Guilt of Hollow Men: Global Warming as Postmodern Apocalypse

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      Chapter

      Pages 363-392

      Colliding with Reality: Liquid Modernity and the Environment

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      Pages 393-403

      Epilogue: The End of the Arctic as We Know It

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 405-410