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Culture, Politics and Climate Change : How Information Shapes our Common Future.

Author: Deserai A Crow; Maxwell T Boykoff
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014.
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Focusing on cultural values and norms as they are translated into politics and policy outcomes, this book presents a unique contribution in combining research from varied disciplines and from both the developed and developing world. This collection draws from multiple perspectives to present an overview of the knowledge related to our current understanding of climate change politics and culture. It is divided into  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Crow, Deserai A.
Culture, Politics and Climate Change : How Information Shapes our Common Future.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Deserai A Crow; Maxwell T Boykoff
ISBN: 9781135103347 1135103348
OCLC Number: 875097418
Description: 1 online resource (253 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of figures; List of tables; List of contributors; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part I Culture and climate change communication; 1 Beyond 'gloom and doom' or 'hope and possibility': making room for both sacrifice and reward in our visions of a low-carbon future; 2 Polar bears, Inuit names, and climate citizenship: understanding climate change visual culture through green consumerism, environmental philanthropy, and indigeneity; Commentary on Part I: Beyond climate, beyond change. Part II Media as actors and contributors to climate politics and policy3 #Climatenews: Summit journalism and digital networks; 4 TV weathercasters and climate education in the shadow of climate change conflict; 5 Re-examining the media-policy link: climate change and government elites in Peru; Commentary on Part II: Climate change --
media; Part III Climate politics and policy; 6 Climate science, populism, and the democracy of rejection; 7 Explaining information sources in climate policy debates. 8 Navigating controversies in search of neutrality: analyzing efforts by public think tanks to inform climate change policyCommentary on Part III: Beyond polarization --
the limits to technocratic and activist approaches to climate politics; Part IV Emerging research in climate politics and policy; 9 Governing subjectivities in a carbon constrained world; 10 Making climate-science communication evidence-based: all the way down; Commentary on Part IV: Rethinking climate change communication; Index.

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Focusing on cultural values and norms as they are translated into politics and policy outcomes, this book presents a unique contribution in combining research from varied disciplines and from both the developed and developing world. This collection draws from multiple perspectives to present an overview of the knowledge related to our current understanding of climate change politics and culture. It is divided into four sections - Culture and Values, Communication and Media, Politics and Policy, and Future Directions in Climate Politics Scholarship - each followed by a commentary from.

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