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Counting SpeciesBiodiversity in Global Environmental Politics

Counting Species: Biodiversity in Global Environmental Politics

Rafi Youatt

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816694112
eISBN:
9781452950617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694112.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Three decades of biodiversity governance have largely failed to stop the ongoing environmental crisis of global species loss. Yet that governance has resulted in undeniably important political ... More

Defining Environmental JusticeTheories, Movements, and Nature

Defining Environmental Justice: Theories, Movements, and Nature

David Schlosberg

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199286294
eISBN:
9780191713323
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286294.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The basic task of this book is to explore what, exactly, is meant by ‘justice’ in definitions of environmental and ecological justice. It examines how the term is used in both self-described ... More

Democracy in the WoodsEnvironmental Conservation and Social Justice in India, Tanzania, and Mexico

Democracy in the Woods: Environmental Conservation and Social Justice in India, Tanzania, and Mexico

Prakash Kashwan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190637385
eISBN:
9780190637415
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190637385.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Environmental Politics

How do societies negotiate the apparently competing agendas of environmental protection and social justice? And why do some countries perform much better than others? Democracy in the Woods answers ... More

The Design and Implementation of US Climate Policy

The Design and Implementation of US Climate Policy

Don Fullerton and Catherine Wolfram (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226269146
eISBN:
9780226921983
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226921983.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Economic research on climate change has been crucial in advancing our understanding of the consequences of global warming as well as the costs and benefits of the various policies that might reduce ... More

Diplomacy on IceEnergy and the Environment in the Arctic and Antarctic

Diplomacy on Ice: Energy and the Environment in the Arctic and Antarctic

Rebecca Pincus and Saleem H. Ali (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300205169
eISBN:
9780300210385
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205169.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Climate change, economic pressures, and shifting geopolitical balances promise unprecedented challenges to the preservation of polar environments and the sustainability of Arctic communities. This ... More

Ending the Fossil Fuel Era

Ending the Fossil Fuel Era

Thomas Princen, Jack P. Manno, and Pamela L. Martin (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262028806
eISBN:
9780262327077
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028806.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Not so long ago, people North and South had little reason to believe that wealth from oil, gas, and coal brought anything but great prosperity. But the presumption of net benefits from fossil fuels ... More

The Environment Between Theory and Practice

The Environment Between Theory and Practice

Avner de-Shalit

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240388
eISBN:
9780191599033
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240388.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

When constructing environmental policies in democratic regimes, there is a need for a theory that can be used not only by academics but also by politicians and activists. So why has the major part of ... More

Environmental Governance in EuropeAn Ever Closer Ecological Union?

Environmental Governance in Europe: An Ever Closer Ecological Union?

Albert Weale, Geoffrey Pridham, Michelle Cini, Dimitrios Konstadakopulos, Martin Porter, and Brendan Flynn

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199257478
eISBN:
9780191698460
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257478.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Environmental Politics

Over the last thirty years, the European Union (EU) has created a system of environmental governance in Europe. With a large number of legislative measures, the EU's environmental policy is broad in ... More

Environmental Justice and Sustainability in the Former Soviet Union

Environmental Justice and Sustainability in the Former Soviet Union

Julian Agyeman and Yelena Ogneva-Himmelberger (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012669
eISBN:
9780262255493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012669.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The legacy of environmental catastrophe in the states of the former Soviet Union includes desertification, pollution, and the toxic aftermath of industrial accidents, the most notorious of which was ... More

Environmental Justice and the New PluralismThe Challenge of Difference for Environmentalism

Environmental Justice and the New Pluralism: The Challenge of Difference for Environmentalism

David Schlosberg

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199256419
eISBN:
9780191600203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256411.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

In this first ever theoretical treatment of the environmental justice movement, David Schlosberg demonstrates the development of a new form of ‘critical’ pluralism, in both theory and practice. ... More

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