The Ecological Modernisation Reader / Edition 1

The Ecological Modernisation Reader / Edition 1

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by Arthur P.J. Mol
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415453704

ISBN-13: 9780415453707

Pub. Date: 07/21/2009

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Structural environmental reform by firms and industries, governmental and intergovernmental agencies, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), and others is a worldwide phenomenon and the focus of this definitive collection. Includes a comprehensive introduction to and overview of Ecological Modernisation Theory; original, state-of-the-art review essays by

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Structural environmental reform by firms and industries, governmental and intergovernmental agencies, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), and others is a worldwide phenomenon and the focus of this definitive collection. Includes a comprehensive introduction to and overview of Ecological Modernisation Theory; original, state-of-the-art review essays by distinguished international scholars; a selection of the best published works and debates from a quarter-century of related social science scholarship; an emphasis on environmental issues in Asian and other emerging economies; and an agenda for continued scholarship, policymaking, and practice. Accessible to students, policymakers, professionals, executives, and others interested in deeply understanding contemporary environmental issues and taking effective action for environmental solutions. Rigorous and sophisticated for use in graduate and advanced studies. Appropriate for courses in Sociology, Political Science, Policy Studies, Geography, Environmental Studies, Environmental Planning, Business, Economics, Asian Studies, Development Studies, and other fields.

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ISBN-13:
9780415453707
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/21/2009
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

1. Ecological Modernisation: Three Decades of Policy, Practice and Theoretical Reflection, Mol, A.P.J., G. Spaargaren & D.A. Sonnenfeld Part 1: Foundations of Ecological Modernisation Theory 2. The Origins and Theoretical Foundations of Ecological Modernisation Theory, Mol, A.P.J., and M. Jänicke 3. On Ecological and Political Modernisation, Jänicke, M. 4. Ecological Modernisation: Beyond Scarcity and Bureaucracy, Huber, J. 5. Sociology, Environment and Modernity. Ecological Modernisation as a Theory of Social Change, Spaargaren, G., and A.P.J. Mol 6. Ecological Modernisation as Cultural Politics, Hajer, M.A 7. Ecological Modernisation, Ecological Modernities, Christoff, P. 8. Ecological Modernisation as Social Theory, Buttel, F.H. Part 2: Transformations in Environmental Governance and Participation 9. Transformations in Environmental Governance and Participation, Fisher, D.R., O. Fritsch, and M.S. Andersen 10. New Approaches to Environmental Governance, Jänicke, M., and H. Jörgens 11. Environment and Participation in a Context of Political Modernisation, Tatenhove, Jan van, & Pieter Leroy 12. Democratic Ethics and Ecological Modernisation: The Formulation of California's Automobile Emission Standards, Gonzales, G.A. 13. Ecological Modernisation, Risk Society, and the Green State, Dryzek, J.S., D. Downes, C. Hunold, and D. Schlosberg Part 3: Greening Life-Cycles and Life-Styles 14. Greening Lifecycles and Lifestyles: Sociotechnical Innovations in Consumption and Production as Core Concerns of Ecological Modernisation Theory, Spaargaren, G., and M. Cohen 15. Environmental Policy and Industrial Innovation: Integrating Environment and Economy Through Ecological Modernisation, Murphy, J., and A. Gouldson 16. Ecological Modernization of Industrial Systems, Koppen C.S.A. (Kris) van, Arthur P.J. Mol 17. Sustainable Consumption: A Theoretical and Environmental Policy Perspective, Spaargaren, G. 18. Upstreaming Environmental Action, Huber, J. Part 4: Environmental Reform in Asian and Other Emerging Economies 19. Ecological Modernisation in Asian and other Emerging Economies, Sonnenfeld, D.A., and M.T. Rock 20. Contradictions of Ecological Modernisation: Pulp and Paper Manufacturing in Southeast Asia, Sonnenfeld, D.A. 21. Why Ecological Modernisation and Sustainable Development should not be Conflated, Langhelle, O. 22. Integrating Environmental and Economic Policy making in China and Taiwan, Rock, M.T. 23. Environmental Management for Industrial Zones in Vietnam, Tran, M.D.T., P.T. Phung, J.C.L. van Buuren, and V.T. Nguyen 24. Environment and Modernity in Transitional China: Frontiers of Ecological Modernisation, Mol, A.P.J. 25. Shifts within Ecological Modernisation in South Africa: Deliberation, Innovation and Institutional Opportunities, Oelofse, C., D. Scott, G. Oelofse, and J. Houghton Conclusion 26. Ecological Modernisation: Assessment, Critical Debates and Future Directions, Spaargaren, G., A.P.J. Mol, & D.A. Sonnenfeld

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