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The politics of green transformations

Author: Ian Scoones; Melissa Leach; Peter Newell
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2015.
Series: Pathways to sustainability series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Recalling past transformations, this book examines what makes the current challenge different, and especially urgent. It analyses how green transformations must take place in the context of the particular moments of capitalist development, and in relation to particular alliances. The book emphasises the role of the state and the role of citizens, as innovators, entrepreneurs, green consumers and members of social  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Scoones; Melissa Leach; Peter Newell
ISBN: 9781317601128 1317601122 9781315747378 1315747375
OCLC Number: 900193710
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: The politics of green transformations / Ian Scoones, Peter Newell and Melissa Leach --
What is green? : transformation imperatives and knowledge politics / Melissa Leach --
Invoking "science" in debates about green transformations : a help or a hindrance? / Erik Millstone --
Emancipating transformation : from controlling "the transition" to culturing plural radical progress / Andy Stirling --
The politics of green transformations in capitalism / Peter Newell --
The political dynamics of green transformations : feedback effects and institutional context / Matthew Lockwood --
Green transformations from below? : the politics of grassroots innovation / Adrian Smith and Adrian Ely --
Mobilizing for green transformations / Melissa Leach and Ian Scoones --
The green entrepreneurial state / Mariana Mazzucato --
Financing green transformations / Stephen Spratt --
Green transformation : is there a fast track? / Hubert Schmitz.
Series Title: Pathways to sustainability series.
Responsibility: edited by Ian Scoones, Melissa Leach and Peter Newell.
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"Recalling past transformations, this book examines what makes the current challenge different, and especially urgent. It analyses how green transformations must take place in the context of the particular moments of capitalist development, and in relation to particular alliances. The book emphasises the role of the state and the role of citizens, as innovators, entrepreneurs, green consumers and members of social movements. Green transformations must be both 'top-down', involving elite alliances between states and business, but also 'bottom up', pushed by grassroots innovators and entrepreneurs, and part of wider mobilisations among civil society"--

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