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The environmental responsibility reader

Author: Martin Reynolds; Chris Blackmore; Mark J Smith; Open University.
Publisher: London : Zed Books, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'The Environmental Responsibility Reader' is a definitive collection of classic works that offers a comprehensive overview of the issues involved in environmental responsibility, steering the reader through each development in thought with a unifying and expert editorial voice.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Reynolds; Chris Blackmore; Mark J Smith; Open University.
ISBN: 9781848133174 1848133170 9781848133181 1848133189
OCLC Number: 971536906
Notes: Published in association with the Open University.
Description: 360 p. : ill., map ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction to environmental responsibility - Martin ReynoldsPart I: Ethical and Cultural TraditionsIntroduction to part one - Martin Reynolds, Chris Blackmore and Mark J. Smith1. Silent spring - Rachel Carson2. The land ethic - Aldo Leopold3. On values and obligations to the environment - Luke Martell4. Environmental ethics - Martin Reynolds5. The consequentialist side of environmental ethics - Daniel Holbrook6. Deontological environmental ethics - Robert Elliot7. The virtues of ecological citizenship - James Connelly8. Summary of part one - Martin Reynolds, Chris Blackmore and Mark J. SmithPart II: Nature MattersIntroduction to part two - Martin Reynolds9. Toward an ecological conversation - Stephen Talbott10. Contemporary environmental ethics - Andrew Light11. The two-culture problem: ecological restoration and the integration of knowledge - Eric Higgs12. The framing paradox - Ronald Moore13. Systems thinking for environmental responsibility - Werner Ulrich14. Environmental pragmatism, ecocentrism and deliberative democracy - Robyn Eckersley15. Knowledge, justice and democracy - Shiv VisvanathanSummary of part two - Martin ReynoldsPart III: Individual and collective responsibilityIntroduction to part three - Chris Blackmore16. Autonomous yet responsible? - Geoffrey Vickers17. Individualization: plant a tree, buy a bike, save the world? - Michael Maniates18. Obligations to future generations - Martin P. Golding19. The tragedy of the commons - Garret Hardin20. The struggle to govern the commons - Thomas Dietz, Elinor Ostrom and Paul Stern21. The big debate: reform or revolution? - Jonathan Porritt and Claire Fauset22. Social Learning and environmental responsibility - Chris Blackmore23. Uncertainty, environmental policy and social learning - Robin Grove-WhiteSummary of part three - Chris BlackmorePart IV: Ecological citizenshipIntroduction to part four - Mark J. Smith24. Environmental justice in the United States and South Africa - Joan Martinez-Alier25. Ecological citizenship - Andrew Dobson26. Just sustainability in practice - Julian Agyeman27. Justice, governance and sustainability: some persepectives on environmental citizenship from North America and Europe - Julian Agyeman and Bob Evans28. The project of feminist ecological citizenship - Sherilyn MacGregor29. Shopping for sustainability: can sustainable consumption promote ecological citizenship? - Gill Seyfang30. Buddhist virtues and environmental responsibility in Thailand - Mark J. Smith and Piya Pangsapa31. Strategic thinking and the practices of ecological citizenship: bringing together the ties that bind and bond - Mark J. Smith and Piya PangsapaSummary of part four - Mark J. SmithEpilogue - Martin Reynolds, Chris Blackmore and Mark J. Smith
Responsibility: Martin Reynolds, Chris Blackmore and Mark J. Smith, editors.

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A collection of works on the field of environmental responsibility. It is suitable for those involved with managing environmental decisions making. It promotes various ways of understanding and  Read more...

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'This collection brings together in one place key texts of leading thinkers in environmental ethics. No one who takes environmental responsibility seriously will want to be without this book.'Ruth Read more...

 
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