An Introduction to the Social Ecology of Capital – Eric Pineault

Eric Pineault, professor in the Department of Sociology and the Institute of Environmental Sciences at the Université du Québec à Montréal, explained in this presentation the underlying concepts of social metabolism. Here, he covers the idea of material stocks and material and energy flows in the economic process. He concludes with the social implications of material flows, exploring how they relate to wider social struggles.