Soviet Images of the Environment

@article{Ziegler1985SovietIO,
  title={Soviet Images of the Environment},
  author={Charles E. Ziegler},
  journal={British Journal of Political Science},
  year={1985},
  volume={15},
  pages={365 - 380}
}
  • C. Ziegler
  • Published 1 July 1985
  • Economics
  • British Journal of Political Science
The purpose of this article is to outline some of the more important ‘images’ of the environment held in the Soviet Union. By ‘images’ of the environment I refer to the manner in which people utilize the natural environment in order to meet their biological, social or aesthetic needs, and their perception of the means for fulfilling these needs. The environment may be perceived as infinitely renewable, and thus as a resource to be exploited with minimal attention to future consequences. Or the… 

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