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Politics and the environment : from theory to practice

Author: James Connelly
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2012.
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Politics and the Environment has established itself as one of the most comprehensive textbooks in this area. This new edition has been completely revised and updated whilst retaining the features and the theory-to-practice focus which made the first two editions so successful. This text is designed to introduce students to the key concepts and issues which surround environmental problems and their political  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Connelly, James.
Politics and the environment.
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2012
(DLC) 2011030242
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Connelly
ISBN: 9781136484605 1136484604 0203135490 9780203135495
OCLC Number: 787851120
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 418 pages)
Contents: Introduction --
Part I. Environmental thought and action: introduction; environmental philosophy; green ideology; environmental movements --
Part II. The background to environmental policy making: introduction; rationality and power in environmental decision making; choosing the means; valuation of the environment --
Part III. Multi-level environmental governance: from global to local: introduction; greening global governance; European integration; constructing the green state; local democracy and local authorities. Politics and the Environment --
Copyright Page --
Abbreviations --
Introduction --
Part I. :Environmental Thought and Action --
Introduction to Part I --
1. Environmental philosophy --
Reasoning about nature and the environment --
Three moral traditions and the environment --
The nature of value and the value of nature --
Duties to the human world --
Conclusion --
Case study: Modifying nature --
Suggestions for further reading --
Notes --
2. Green ideology --
Politics, ethics and the limits to growth --
Western political traditions and the emergence of a green ideology. Sustainable development, ecological modernisation and beyondConclusion --
Case study: The principles and policies of the greenpolitical programme --
Suggestions for further reading Notes --
Notes --
3. Environmental movements --
Defining environmental movements --
Understanding the why, when and how of environmental movements --
The development of environmental movements --
Green parties --
Green consumerism --
Conclusion --
Case study: The Camp for Climate Action --
Suggestions for further reading --
Notes --
Part II. : The Background to Environmental Policy Making --
Introduction to Part II. 4. Rationality and power in environmental decision makingCollective action problems --
Public opinion and the issue attention cycle --
Complexity, uncertainty and bounded rationality --
Power and influence: setting the policy agenda --
Conclusion --
Case study: Air pollution in the USA --
Suggestions for further reading Notes --
Notes --
5. Policy principles and instruments --
Policy principles --
Policy instruments --
Conclusion --
Case study: Road congestion: The price to be paid --
Suggestions for further reading --
Notes --
6. Valuation of the environment --
Economic valuation of environmental interventions. Environmental assessmentMeasuring sustainable development --
Conclusion --
Case study: Weak and strong sustainability --
Suggestions for further reading Notes --
Notes --
Part III. : Multi-Level Environmental Governance: From Global to Local --
Introduction to Part III --
7. Greening global governance --
The structure and operation of global environmental governance --
Legal frameworks and outputs --
The internationalisation of the environment: from Stockholm to Bali (via Rio) --
The international politics of sustainable development --
The international politics of climate change --
Conclusion. Suggestions for further readingNotes --
8. The European Union and environmental integration --
The structure and operation of European environmental governance --
From the politics of environmental quality to the governance of climate change --
The politics of climate change --
Conclusion --
Case study: Market trader: The EU as climate policy actor --
Suggestions for further reading --
Note --
9. Constructing the green state --
The structure and operation of national environmental governance --
Towards greener states --
Conclusion --
Case study : Up in the air Australian emissions trading. Suggestions for further reading.
Responsibility: James Connelly [and others].

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Politics and the Environment has established itself as one of the most comprehensive textbooks in this area. This new edition has been completely revised and updated whilst retaining the features and the theory-to-practice focus which made the first two editions so successful. This text is designed to introduce students to the key concepts and issues which surround environmental problems and their political solutions. The authors investigate the people, movements and organisations that form and implement these policies, and explore the barriers which hinder successful introduction of internati.

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