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Democracy and the claims of nature : critical perspectives for a new century

Author: Ben A Minteer; Bob Pepperman Taylor
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2002.
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The essays in this volume provide a multi-disciplinary analysis of the ways in which our loyalties to democracy and the environment confront and mutually reinforce one another in theory and practice.


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Democracy and the claims of nature.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2002
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ben A Minteer; Bob Pepperman Taylor
ISBN: 0742515222 9780742515222 0742515230 9780742515239
OCLC Number: 48966511
Description: viii, 359 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: 1. Democracy and environmentalism : foundations and justifications in environmental policy / Bryan G. Norton --
2. Deweyan democracy and environmental ethics / Ben A. Minteer --
3. Environmental pragmatism, ecocentrism, and deliberative democracy : between problem-solving and fundamental critique / Robyn Eckersley --
4. The legitimacy crisis in environmental ethics and politics / Joe Bowersox --
5. Science, value, and ethics : a hierarchical theory / J. Baird Callicott --
6. Opinionated natures : toward a green public culture / Catriona Sandilands --
7. Vulnerability and virtue : democracy, dependency, and ecological stewardship / John Barry --
8. Restoring ecological citizenship / Andrew Light --
9. Aldo Leopold's civic education / Bob Pepperman Taylor --
10. Justice, democracy, and global warming / Peter S. Wenz --
11. Environmentalism, democracy, and the cultural politics of nature in Monte Verde, Costa Rica / Luis A. Vivanco --
12. Environmental rights as democratic rights / Time Hayward --
13. Deliberative democracy and environmental policy / John O'Neill --
14. Cycles of closure in environmental politics and policy / Robert Paehlke --
15. The people, politics, and the planet : who knows, protects, and serves nature best? / Timothy W. Luke --
16. Linking movements and constructing a new vision : environmental justice and community food security / Robert Gottlieb --
17. Civic environmentalism / Charles T. Rubin.
Responsibility: edited by Ben A. Minteer and Bob Pepperman Taylor.
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