The Politics of the Environment: Ideas, Activism, Policy

The Politics of the Environment: Ideas, Activism, Policy

by Neil Carter
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521470374

ISBN-13: 9780521470377

Pub. Date: 01/01/2002

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

A comparative introduction to environmental ideas, activism, and policy. Carter (politics, U. of York, UK) explores environmental philosophy and green political thought, assessing the relationship between "green ideas" and other political doctrines; considers parties and movements, including the development of green parties from protest movements and the response of…  See more details below

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A comparative introduction to environmental ideas, activism, and policy. Carter (politics, U. of York, UK) explores environmental philosophy and green political thought, assessing the relationship between "green ideas" and other political doctrines; considers parties and movements, including the development of green parties from protest movements and the response of established political parties to environmental challenges; and analyzes public policy- making and environmental issues at the local, national, and international levels. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521470377
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/01/2002
Pages:
382
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 1.26(d)

Table of Contents

Figures
Tables
Acknowledgements
Abbreviations
Glossary
1Introduction1
Pt. ITheory: Thinking about the Environment
2Environmental Philosophy13
3Green Political Thought40
Pt. IIParties and Movements: Getting from Here to There
4Green Parties: The Rise of a New Politics?83
5Party Politics and the Environment107
6Environmental Groups130
Pt. IIIEnvironmental Policy: Achieving a Sustainable Society
7The Environment as a Policy Problem161
8Sustainable Development and Ecological Modernisation194
9International Environmental Politics224
10Greening Government256
11Policy Instruments and Implementation284
12Conclusion315
References323
Index348

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