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The Politics of the Environment: Ideas, Activism, Policy

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Publisher Comments:

This textbook provides students with a comprehensive guide to the range of issues in environmental politics. It covers theory and ideology; pressure groups and party politics; as well as policies, regulation and implementation. The book includes many examples and empirical details from around the world, with complex concepts defined and analyzed. Essay questions, a glossary and guides to further reading enhance the wide-ranging treatment of this important subject area.

Book News Annotation:

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.
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Synopsis:

Provides an introduction to three components of environmental politics: ideas, activism and policy.

Synopsis:

'The environment is becoming an ever-more pressing issue in politics. This unique textbook provides a comprehensive, comparative introduction to three components of environmental politics: ideas, activism and policy. With examples from around the world, this important textbook includes glossary, lists of key issues, chapter summaries and guides to further study.\n

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Synopsis:

ion to three components of environmental politics: ideas, activism and policy.

Synopsis:

'A textbook providing an introduction to three components of environmental politics: ideas, activism and policy.'

Table of Contents

'Introduction; Part I. Theory: 1. Environmental philosophy; 2. Ecologism: a green ideology?; Part II. Agency: 3. Green parties: the rise of a new politics; 4. Party politics and environment; 5. Environmental groups; Part III. Policy: 6. Environmental policy-making: the traditional paradigm; 7. Sustainable development and ecological modernisation: an alternative paradigm; 8. International environmental politics; 9. Greening governments; 10. Policy instruments and implementation.\n

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780521469944
Subtitle:
Ideas, Activism, Policy
Author:
Carter, Neil
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection
Subject:
N. t.
Subject:
Public Policy
Subject:
Green movement
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection - General
Subject:
General Political Science
Subject:
Public Policy - General
Subject:
Political Ideologies - General
Subject:
Green moveme
Edition Description:
A textbook providing an introduct
Series Volume:
18
Publication Date:
November 2001
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
382
Dimensions:
9.68x6.34x.90 in. 1.67 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Provides an introduction to three components of environmental politics: ideas, activism and policy.
"Synopsis" by , 'The environment is becoming an ever-more pressing issue in politics. This unique textbook provides a comprehensive, comparative introduction to three components of environmental politics: ideas, activism and policy. With examples from around the world, this important textbook includes glossary, lists of key issues, chapter summaries and guides to further study.\n

'

"Synopsis" by , ion to three components of environmental politics: ideas, activism and policy.
"Synopsis" by , 'A textbook providing an introduction to three components of environmental politics: ideas, activism and policy.'
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