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Critical Perspectives on Politics and the Environment

  • 224 Pages
  • 0.32 MB
  • English
Rosen Publishing Group
Environmental Studies (Young Adult), Juvenile Nonfiction, Nature, Children: Young Adult (Gr. 10-12), Natural Resources, Science & Nature - Environmental Conservation & Protection, Science & Nature - Environmental Science & Ecology, Environmental policy, Environmentalism, Juvenile liter
SeriesScientific American Critical Anthologies on Environment and Climate
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8402006M
ISBN 101404208232
ISBN 139781404208230

This gathering of 16 articles, all of which originally appeared in Scientific American between andadds an inescapable political element to issues discussed in other volumes of the new Critical Anthologies on Environment and Climate series--which includes works on the oceans, pollution, and world climate.

Adair links the entries with introductory comments and arranges Format: Library Binding. Critical perspectives on politics and the environment.

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[Rick Adair;] -- This book presents articles on the environmental problems nations face today and discusses how the nations' governments must come up with solutions to these problems. The Hardcover of the Critical Perspectives on Politics and the Environment by Rick Adair at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events HelpAuthor: Rick Adair. Critical perspectives on politics and the environment by Rick Adair,The Rosen Pub. Group, Inc. edition, in English - 1st ed. Critical Political Ecology brings political debate to the science of ecology.

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As political controversies multiply over the science underlying environmental debates, there is an increasing need to understand the relationship between environmental science and by: 'Critical Environmental Politics asks the deeply disturbing questions and heads directly into the difficult possible answers.

None of its contributors argue that a little more fine-tuning will avert socio-ecological catastrophe. Both new and established critical theorists join forces in a truly necessary "wake up" call. Read it.'. These three core components of environmental politics provide the framework for this book, which is divided into three parts to reflect the distinctive contribution made by each area of study: ideas; parties and movements; and policy.

Part I explores different ways of thinking about the environment. A historical perspective reveals that conversations about climate change and environmental policy have room to expand to include a diversity of voices and perspectives: Republican and Democrat, conservative and liberal, evangelical and secular, the military and private environmental advocacy : Paul C.

Rosier. Perspectives on Politics seeks to provide a space for broad and synthetic discussion within the political science profession and between the profession and the broader scholarly and reading publics.

Such discussion necessarily draws on and contributes to the scholarship published in the more specialized journals that dominate our discipline.

In American Politics and the Environment, Second Edition, Byron W. Daynes, Glen Sussman and Jonathan P. West argue it is critical that we must understand the politics of environmental decision making and how political actors operate within political institutions. Blending behavioral and institutional approaches, each chapter combines discussion of an institution along with sidebars focusing on a particular environmental Brand: State University of New York Press.

In order to have a template for assigning the outcomes of politics to structure rather than idiosyncrasy, we begin with party balance, ideological polarization, substantive content, and a resulting process of policy-making drawn from the immediate postwar period.

The book begins with a persuasive if mostly familiar critique of economic and deliberative approaches to environmental policymaking. Cost-benefit analysis focuses on people’s ‘willingness to pay’ for environmental goods, and such willingness may be distorted by ignorance or by people adapting their preferences to existing circumstances, which for many Author: Mark B Brown.

An argument that the idea of sacrifice, with all its political baggage, opens new paths to environmental sustainability. The idea of sacrifice is the unspoken issue of environmental politics. Politicians, the media, and many environmentalists assume that well-off populations won't make sacrifices now for future environmental benefits and won't change their patterns.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Critical Perspectives on Accounting aims to provide a forum for the growing number of accounting researchers and practitioners who realize that conventional theory and practice is ill-suited to the challenges of the modern environment, and that accounting practices and corporate behavior are inextricably connected with many allocative, distributive, social, and ecological problems of our.

Description: Perspectives on Politics provides political insight on important problems through rigorous, broad-based research and integrative thought. The journal enables members of different subfields to speak with one another--and with knowledgeable people outside the discipline--about issues of common interest while maintaining the highest academic standards.

Books shelved as environmental-politics: Blue Gold: The Fight to Stop the Corporate Theft of the World's Water by Maude Barlow, Crawfish Mountain: A Nove. Politics and the Environment Robert J. Brulle Drexel University Forthcoming in Kevin T.

Leicht and J. Craig Jenkins (eds), The Handbook of Politics: State and Civil Society in Global Perspective Springer Publishers, New York, NY _____ For nearly years, environmental concerns have been part of the U.S. political agenda. As early asthe.

Drawing on mainstream and critical theoretical approaches, International Organizations offers a comprehensive examination of international organizations’ political and structural role in world text details the types and activities of international organizations and provides students with the conceptual tools needed to evaluate their effectiveness.

The Economy of Esteem: An Essay on Civil and Political Society. By Geoffrey Brennan and Philip Pettit. New York: Oxford University Press, p. $ cloth, $ paper.

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Debate style readers can be powerful teaching tools, but they are only effective in so far as the readings really speak to one another.

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Critical environmental politics. the critical debate perspective problematizes climate change's capture in a depoliticized consensus and calls for its repoliticization to Author: Carl Death.

Books and Edited Volumes Allan, Bentley B. Scientific Cosmology and International Orders. Cambridge Studies in International Relations, Cambridge University Press.

• Winner of the American Political Science Association’s Don K. Price Award for the best book in Science, Technology, and Environmental Politics. A Critical Approach to Institutional and Environmental Effectiveness: Lessons from the Convention on Long- Range Transboundary Air Pollution—G.

Kütting. International Political Economy and the Environment: A Radical Ecological Perspective—E. Laferrière. Commentary: Some Reflections on International Political Economy of the Environmental. Get this from a library. Perspectives on the environment 2: interdisciplinary research on politics, planning, society, and the environment.

[Sue Elworthy; Interdisciplinary Research Network on Environment and Society. Conference; Interdisciplinary Research Network on Environment and Society.] -- Published inthe essays in this book are papers.

A critical collection on the politics of disaster and reconstruction in New Orleans The Neoliberal Deluge locates the root causes of the disaster of Katrina squarely in neoliberal restructuring and examines how pro-market reforms are reshaping life, politics, economy, and the built environment in New Orleans.

Provides original perspectives on the critical potential of the concepts for future research agendas as well as for the practice of environmental politics. Each chapter is written by leading international authors in their field.

This exciting new volume will be essential textbook reading for all students of environmental politics, as well as Format: Paperback. This book is intended to enable, or further develop, your ability to look at ordinary everyday matters and think of several ways of understanding them.

In other words, the aim is to assist you in developing at least double vision – that is, both a normative vision and at least one critical perspective of the everyday and the unusual. Development involves innumerable variables, including economic, social, political, gender, cultural, religious, and environmental factors.

But though development theory integrates concepts and perspectives from a range of disciplines, it was highly influenced by economic thought from the start. Early theoretical models of development equated.

Critical Political Ecology: The Politics of Environmental Science - CRC Press Book Critical Political Ecology brings political debate to the science of ecology. As political controversies multiply over the science underlying environmental debates, there is an increasing need to understand the relationship between environmental science and politics.Perspectives on Politics Sirianni, Carmen.

"“Civic Innovation: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow.”." by three books reviewed, in context of an overview of the field of civic innovation since the publiction of my book inCivic Innovation in America.

Perspectives on Politics. (March ), vol. 15 of 1 March Jane Bennett (born J ) is an American political theorist and philosopher. She is the Andrew W. Mellon Professor of the Humanities at the Department of Political Science, Johns Hopkins University School of Arts and Sciences.

She was also the editor of the academic journal Political Theory between Alma mater: University of Massachusetts.