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Conceptual innovation in environmental policy

Author: James Meadowcroft; Daniel J Fiorino
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2017] ©2017
Series: American and comparative environmental policy.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Concepts are thought categories through which we apprehend the world; they enable, but also constrain, reasoning and debate and serve as building blocks for more elaborate arguments. This book traces the links between conceptual innovation in the environmental sphere and the evolution of environmental policy and discourse. It offers both a broad framework for examining the emergence, evolution, and effects of  Read more...
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Conceptual innovation in environmental policy.
Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2017]
(DLC) 2016059714
(OCoLC)978285650
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Meadowcroft; Daniel J Fiorino
ISBN: 9780262341585 0262341581
OCLC Number: 1004848557
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 367 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Conceptual innovation and environmental policy / James Meadowcroft and Daniel J. Fiorino --
The conceptual repertoire of environmental policy / James Meadowcroft and Daniel J. Fiorino --
The birth of the environment and the evolution of environmental governance / James Meadowcroft --
Environmental impact assessment : can procedural innovation improve environmental outcomes? / Richard N.L. Andrews --
Environmental risk : new approaches needed to address twenty-first century challenges / Michael E. Kraft --
Critical loads : negotiating what nature can withstand / Karin Bäckstrand --
Adaptive management : popular but difficult to implement / Judith A. Layzer and Alexis Schulman --
Sustainable development : linking environment and development / Oluf Langhelle --
Biodiversity : increasing the political clout of nature conservation / Yrjö Haila --
Environmental justice : making policy, one skirmish at a time / Karen Baehler --
Environmental security : policy within a violent imaginary / Johannes Stripple --
Green economy : reframing ecology, economics, and equity / Daniel J. Fiorino --
Sustainable consumption : an important but ambiguous concept / Philip J. Vergragt --
Conceptual innovation and the future of environmental policy / James Meadowcroft and Daniel J. Fiorino.
Series Title: American and comparative environmental policy.
Responsibility: edited by James Meadowcroft and Daniel J. Fiorino.

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Concepts and their role in the evolution of modern environmental policy, with case studies of eleven influential concepts ranging from "environment" to "sustainable consumption."  Read more...

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