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Democracy and the environment

problems and prospects

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Published by Edward Elgar in Cheltenham, UK, Brookfield, Vt., US .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental policy -- Citizen participation,
  • Environmentalism,
  • Democracy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by William M. Lafferty and James Meadowcroft.
    ContributionsLafferty, William M., 1939-, Meadowcroft, James.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGE170 .D46 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 276 p. ;
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL812591M
    ISBN 101858983258
    LC Control Number95049827

    The best books on Saving Capitalism and Democracy, recommended by Robert Reich It’s not the first period in history that American society has suffered from a crisis of inequality. Former labour secretary, Robert Reich, recommends books to help us understand the response of previous generations to the same kinds of challenges we now face. Democracy and the Next American Economy: Where Prosperity Meets Justice is a research and public engagement project of Arte Público Press at the University of Houston. Project Advisors Democracy and the Next American Economy: Where Prosperity Meets Justice draws on the guidance and expertise of a diverse range of thought leaders, advocates and.

      Why democracy matters to the environment. The corporations involved are the same big polluters who harm our environment and are now leveraging their coffers to . 'Democracy and the Environment brings together an impressive array of authors who are well known and influential within environmental politics and policy making. These include Andrew Dobson, Timothy O'Riordan, John Dryzek, Robert Paehlke and Daniel J. Fiorino, amongst others.

    “Scripting the Environment is an outstanding example of how arts-based research--and scripts in particular--can be used in service of environmental research. Indeed, Geo Takach has taken the fields of arts-based research and environmental studies forward, by showing how the former can be used in service of the : Palgrave Macmillan.   This article examines empirically the relationship between democracy and the environment. Theorists and policy-makers have been eager to put forward the virtues of democracy as a benign political influence on the environment, especially in contrast to the obvious environmental degradation under Communism that became obvious after its by:


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Written by a physician and a lawyer, this book wants to make a convincing argument that liberal democracy is dangerous to the survival of the environment. They instead advocate a technocracy, a state ruled by by: He has published numerous articles on the contradictions of capitalism, class war and growing inequality, the nature of an ecologically sound and socially just economic system, agriculture and capitalism, and socialism more generally.

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The relationship between environmental quality and democracy is explored empirically using a regression analysis of urban air concentrations of three pollutants, sulfur dioxide (SO 2), suspended particulate matter (SPM) and smoke, and two measures of democracy, the Freedom House Index and Polity III.

The results suggest a significant and robust Cited by: Introduction. 1 The Social Role of the Philosopher and the Philosophical Role of Society. 2 Where Philosophy Meets Politics: The Concept of the Environment.

Part II Protecting the Environment: From Meta‐ethics to Political Theory. Inequality, Democracy and the Environment presents a passionate exposé of the true role inequality, undemocratic institutions and organizational power play in harming people and the environment.

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