Climate Action in a Globalizing World: Comparative Perspectives on Environmental Movements in the Global North

Climate Action in a Globalizing World: Comparative Perspectives on Environmental Movements in the Global North

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138667280
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/17/2017
Series: Environmental Politics Series
Pages: 278
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Carl Cassegård is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Gothenburg. He is currently researching Japanese social movements with a focus on the precarity movement and the environmental movement.

Linda Soneryd is Lecturer and Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Gothenburg. Her research currently focuses on environmental movements and climate change, transboundary governance and water management, and stakeholder involvement in spatial planning.

Håkan Thörn is Full Professor of Sociology, based at the University of Gothenburg. His research focuses social movements, globalization and power.

Åsa Wettergren is Associate Professor in Sociology, Department of Sociology and Work Science, University of Gothenburg. Her main research interest is in the sociology of emotions, researching a wide array of topics involving this perspective.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Climate action in a globalizing world – an introduction

Håkan Thörn, Carl Cassegård, Linda Soneryd and Åsa Wettergren

Part I: Global Perspectives: COP as a space for climate action

Chapter 2: Climate justice, equity and movement mobilization

Carl Cassegård and Håkan Thörn

Chapter 3: Governing dissent in a state of emergency: police and protester interactions in the global space of the COP

Mattias Wahlström and Joost de Moor

Chapter 4: Mobilizing emotions in the global sphere: global solidarity and the regime of rationality

Jochen Kleres and Åsa Wettergren

Chapter 5: COP as a global public sphere: news media frames, movement frames and media standing of climate movement actors

Linda Soneryd, Carl Cassegård

Part II: National environmental movements in global context: United States, Japan, Denmark and Sweden

Chapter 6: Learning From Defeat: The Strategic Reorientation of the U.S. Climate Movement

Jennifer Hadden

Chapter 7: Between Government and Grassroots: Challenges to Institutionalization in the Japanese Environmental Movement

Carl Cassegård

Chapter 8: Denmark – from a green economy toward a new eco-radicalism?

Åsa Wettergren and Linda Soneryd

Chapter 9: The Swedish environmental movement: politics of responsibility between climate justice and local transition

Håkan Thörn and Sebastian Svenberg

PART III: Concluding reflections: new perspectives on climate action

Chapter 10: Hegemony and environmentalist strategy - global governance, movement mobilization, and climate justice

Håkan Thörn, Carl Cassegård, Linda Soneryd and Åsa Wettergren

Appendix: Method and Material

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