ISBN-10:
0199696004
ISBN-13:
9780199696000
Pub. Date:
02/07/2013
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
The Politics of the Earth: Environmental Discourses / Edition 3

The Politics of the Earth: Environmental Discourses / Edition 3

by John S. Dryzek

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ISBN-13: 9780199696000
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 02/07/2013
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 596,857
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

John S. Dryzek is Head of the Social and Political Theory Programme at the Australian National University, Canberra. He is a former editor of the Australian Journal of Political Science and Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia.

Table of Contents



PART I. INTRODUCTION
1. Making Sense of Earth's Politics: A Discourse Approach
PART II. GLOBAL LIMITS AND THEIR DENIAL
2. Looming Tragedy: Survivalism
3. Growth Forever: The Promethean Response
PART III. SOLVING ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS
4. Leave it to the Experts: Administrative Rationalism
5. Leave it to the People: Democratic Pragmatism
6. Leave it to the Market: Economic Rationalism
PART IV. THE QUEST FOR SUSTAINABILITY
7. Environmentally Benign Growth: Sustainable Development
8. Industrial Society and Beyond: Ecological Modernization
PART V. GREEN RADICALISM
9. Changing People: Green Consciousness
10. Changing Society: Green Politics
PART VI. CONCLUSION
11. Ecological Democracy

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