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The environmental responsibility reader

Author: Martin Reynolds; Chris Blackmore; Mark J Smith; Open University.
Publisher: London : Zed, 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: 9781848133181 1848133189 9781848133174 1848133170
OCLC Number: 262427777
Notes: Published in association with the Open University.
Description: 360 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Contents: * Introduction to environmental responsibility - Martin Reynolds* Part I: Ethical and Cultural Traditions* Introduction to part one - Martin Reynolds, Chris Blackmore and Mark J. Smith*1. Silent spring - Rachel Carson *2. The land ethic - Aldo Leopold*3. On values and obligations to the environment - Luke Martell*4. Environmental ethics - Martin Reynolds*5. The consequentialist side of environmental ethics - Daniel Holbrook*6. Deontological environmental ethics - Robert Elliot*7. The virtues of ecological citizenship - James Connelly*8. Summary of part one - Martin Reynolds, Chris Blackmore and Mark J. Smith* Part II: Nature Matters* Introduction to part two - Martin Reynolds*9. Toward an ecological conversation - Stephen Talbott*10. Contemporary environmental ethics - Andrew Light*11. The two-culture problem: ecological restoration and the integration of knowledge - Eric Higgs*12. The framing paradox - Ronald Moore*13. Systems thinking for environmental responsibility - Werner Ulrich*14. Environmental pragmatism, ecocentrism and deliberative democracy - Robyn Eckersley*15. Knowledge, justice and democracy - Shiv Visvanathan* Summary of part two - Martin Reynolds* Part III: Individual and collective responsibility* Introduction to part three - Chris Blackmore*16. Autonomous yet responsible? - Geoffrey Vickers*17. Individualization: plant a tree, buy a bike, save the world? - Michael Maniates*18. Obligations to future generations - Martin P. Golding*19. The tragedy of the commons - Garret Hardin*20. The struggle to govern the commons - Thomas Dietz, Elinor Ostrom and Paul Stern*21. The big debate: reform or revolution? - Jonathan Porritt and Claire Fauset*22. Social Learning and environmental responsibility - Chris Blackmore*23. Uncertainty, environmental policy and social learning - Robin Grove-White* Summary of part three - Chris Blackmore* Part IV: Ecological citizenship* Introduction to part four - Mark J. Smith*24. Environmental justice in the United States and South Africa - Joan Martinez-Alier*25. Ecological citizenship - Andrew Dobson*26. Just sustainability in practice - Julian Agyeman*27. Justice, governance and sustainability: some persepectives on environmental citizenship from North America and Europe - Julian Agyeman and Bob Evans*28. The project of feminist ecological citizenship - Sherilyn MacGregor*29. Shopping for sustainability: can sustainable consumption promote ecological citizenship? - Gill Seyfang*30. Buddhist virtues and environmental responsibility in Thailand - Mark J. Smith and Piya Pangsapa*31. Strategic thinking and the practices of ecological citizenship: bringing together the ties that bind and bond - Mark J. Smith and Piya Pangsapa* Summary of part four - Mark J. Smith* Epilogue - 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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