ISBN-10:
041520285X
ISBN-13:
9780415202855
Pub. Date:
12/14/2001
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
International Encyclopedia of Environmental Politics / Edition 1

International Encyclopedia of Environmental Politics / Edition 1

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Overview

Written by an international team of specialists, this A-Z volume is the first to provide in-depth, worldwide coverage of the politics of environmentalism. With over 500 fully cross-referenced entries and suggestions for further reading, it will prove an essential reference source for the field.
Coverage includes:
* Country and regional entries, with country entries giving a concise overview of the history, main actors, issues and policies related to its environmental politics
* Normative and ethical dimensions of environmental politics, from animal rights, social and global justice to deep ecology
* Environmental movements, organizations, struggles and individual participants from local to international levels
* Issues in international environmental politics such as global warming, biodiversity, trade and the environment
* Prominent individuals (historical and current) who have inspired or been actively involved in international environmental politics—such as Mahatma Gandhi, Petra Kelly, Vandana Shiva and Aldo Leopold
* Central topics and issues in environmental politics—such as globalization, wildlife preservation, eco-taxes, energy production and consumption, sustainable development and the World Trade Organization

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415202855
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/14/2001
Pages: 544
Product dimensions: 6.75(w) x 9.75(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

Contents include: Acid Rain, Air pollution, Asbestos, Biodiversity, Blueprint for Survival, Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND), Chernobyl, China, Debts-for-Nature Swaps, Dams/Hydroelectric Power, Earth Day, Eco-taxes, Eco-terrorism, Factory Farming, German Nuclear Power, Health and the Environment, India, Japan, Land Use Regulation, Life Cycle, Lead Poisoning, Mad Cow Disease (BSE), NAFTA, Oil, Quality of Life, Ramblers Association, Reagan, Ronald, Romanticism, Scotland, Sierra Club, Steady State Economy, Tasmanian Greens, Vegetarianism, Water Pollution, Whaling, WTO

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