Earthly Goods: Environmental Change and Social Justice / Edition 1

Earthly Goods: Environmental Change and Social Justice / Edition 1

by Fen Osler Hampson
     
 

Global environmental change raises profound moral issues with which society has only begun to grapple. What does fairness mean in dividing responsibilities for problems of global warming between rich and poor nations? Does the environment itself have...See more details below

Overview

Global environmental change raises profound moral issues with which society has only begun to grapple. What does fairness mean in dividing responsibilities for problems of global warming between rich and poor nations? Does the environment itself have...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801483622
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
09/28/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 8.89(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors
Preface
Introduction: Framing the Debate1
1Environmental Change and the Varieties of Justice9
2Concepts of Community and Social Justice30
3Inherent Value and Moral Standing in Environmental Change52
4Societies in Space and Place75
5The Normative Structure of International Society96
6Impoverishment and the National State122
7Social Movements, Ecology, and Justice154
8Science and Norms in Global Environmental Regimes173
9Campaigning and Critique: Public-Interest Groups and Environmental Change198
10Breathing Room: Negotiations on Climate Change221
Conclusion: Liberalism Is Not Enough245
Index257

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