Environment and Politics

Environment and Politics

by Timothy Doyle, Doug McEachern
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415147751

ISBN-13: 9780415147750

Pub. Date: 01/16/1998

Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.

Environment and Politics is a concise introduction to the study of environmental politics, explaining the key concepts, conflicts, political systems and the practices of policy-making. The second edition includes: * new material on climate change, the role of the World Trade Organisation and the rise and politics of the 'wise use' movement in America * a fully

Overview

Environment and Politics is a concise introduction to the study of environmental politics, explaining the key concepts, conflicts, political systems and the practices of policy-making. The second edition includes: * new material on climate change, the role of the World Trade Organisation and the rise and politics of the 'wise use' movement in America * a fully revised chapter on political parties * updated case studies from North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia and new examples are added throughout the book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415147750
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis, Inc.
Publication date:
01/16/1998
Series:
Introduction to Environment Series
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 2.00(d)

Table of Contents


Series editor's preface     vii
List of plates     xi
List of figures and tables     xiii
List of boxes     xv
Preface to third edition     xvii
Preface to second edition     xxiii
Preface to first edition     xxvii
Acknowledgements     xxix
Introduction     1
Politics and environmental studies     16
Political theories and environmental conflict     48
Environmental politics in social movements     84
Green non-governmental organisations     123
Political parties and the environment     157
Business politics and the environment     187
Institutional politics and policy making: the greening of administration     221
Conclusion: environment and politics     258
Notes     263
Bibliography     269
Index     291

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