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Implementing Sustainable DevelopmentStrategies and Initiatives in High Consumption Societies

Implementing Sustainable Development: Strategies and Initiatives in High Consumption Societies

William M. Lafferty and James Meadowcroft

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242016
eISBN:
9780191599736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242011.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This volume examines the response of governments in the industrialized countries to the challenge of sustainable development. It focuses on the response of central governments in Australia, Canada, ... More

Innovation and Its EnemiesWhy People Resist New Technologies

Innovation and Its Enemies: Why People Resist New Technologies

Calestous Juma

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190467036
eISBN:
9780190627164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190467036.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, Political Economy

The rise of artificial intelligence has rekindled a long-standing debate on the impact of technology on employment. This is just one of many areas where exponential advances in technology signal both ... More

The Inquisition of Climate Science

The Inquisition of Climate Science

James Powell

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157193
eISBN:
9780231527842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157193.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Modern science is under the greatest and most successful attack in recent history. An industry of denial, abetted by news media and “info-tainment” broadcasters more interested in selling controversy ... More

Instituting NatureAuthority, Expertise, and Power in Mexican Forests

Instituting Nature: Authority, Expertise, and Power in Mexican Forests

Andrew S. Mathews

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016520
eISBN:
9780262298537
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016520.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This book describes Mexico’s efforts over the past one hundred years to manage its forests through forestry science and biodiversity conservation. The author shows that transparent knowledge was ... More

Institutions and Environmental ChangePrincipal Findings, Applications, and Research Frontiers

Institutions and Environmental Change: Principal Findings, Applications, and Research Frontiers

Oran R. Young, Leslie A. King, and Heike Schroeder (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262240574
eISBN:
9780262286589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262240574.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Studies have shown that institutions play a crucial role both in causing and in addressing problems arising from human–environment interactions. But the nature of this role is complex and not easily ... More

Institutions For Future Generations

Institutions For Future Generations

Iñigo González-Ricoy and Axel Gosseries (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198746959
eISBN:
9780191809248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746959.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Environmental Politics

In times of climate change and public debt, a concern for intergenerational justice should lead us to have a closer look at theories of intergenerational justice. It should also press us to come up ... More

Justice and the EnvironmentConceptions of Environmental Sustainability and Theories of Distributive Justice

Justice and the Environment: Conceptions of Environmental Sustainability and Theories of Distributive Justice

Andrew Dobson

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294955
eISBN:
9780191599071
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294956.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Environmental sustainability and social, or distributive, justice are both widely regarded as desirable social objectives. But can we assume that they are compatible with each other? This book ... More

Justice, Posterity, and the Environment

Justice, Posterity, and the Environment

Wilfred Beckerman and Joanna Pasek

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199245086
eISBN:
9780191598784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245088.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

In rich countries, environmental problems are seen as problems of prosperity. In poor countries, they are seen as problems of poverty. This is because the environmental problems in poor ... More

Killing TraditionInside Hunting and Animal Rights Controversies

Killing Tradition: Inside Hunting and Animal Rights Controversies

Simon J. Bronner

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125282
eISBN:
9780813135007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125282.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Is hunting a bygone activity, out of touch with modern life; or is it valuable as an escape from it? Does hunting promote violence, not just to animals, but to humans as well? Is hunting, with its ... More

Knowledge, Policy, and ExpertiseThe UK Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution 1970–2011

Knowledge, Policy, and Expertise: The UK Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution 1970–2011

Susan Owens

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198294658
eISBN:
9780191802171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294658.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This is a book about relations between knowledge and policy, focusing on the role of expert advice. From a diverse and extensive literature, it distils four models of knowledge–policy interactions, ... More

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