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Environmental conflict and democracy in Canada

Environmental conflict and democracy in Canada

Author: Laurie E Adkin
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
"The urgent need to resolve conflicts over forests, fisheries, farming practices, urban sprawl, and greenhouse-gas reductions, among many others, calls for a critical re-thinking of the nature of our democracy and citizenship. This work aims to move the ideas of green democracy and ecological citizenship from the margins to the centre of discussion and debate in Canada. Environmental Conflict and Democracy in Canada  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Environmental conflict and democracy in Canada.
Vancouver : UBC Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2009455741
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Laurie E Adkin
ISBN: 9780774816045 077481604X 1282740520 9781282740525 9786612740527 6612740523
OCLC Number: 747432788
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 371 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Ecology, citizenship, democracy / Laurie E. Adkin --
Unsatisfactory democracy : conflict over Monsanto's genetically engineered wheat / Peter André and Lucy Sharratt --
Regulating farm pollution in Quebec : environmentalists and the Union des producteurs agricoles contest the meaning of sustainable development / Nathalie Berny, Raymond Hudon, and Maxime Ouellet --
Modern enclosure : salmon aquaculture and first nations resistance in British Columbia / Donna Harrison --
Fisheries privatization versus community-based management in Nova Scotia : emerging alliances between first nations and non-native fishers / Martha Stiegman --
First Nations, ENGOs, and Ontario's Lands for Life consultation process / Patricia Ballamingie --
Participation, information, and forest conflict in the Slocan Valley of British Columbia / Darren R. Bardati --
The limits of integrated resource management in Alberta for aboriginal and environmental groups : the Northern East Slopes Sustainable Resource and Environmental Management Strategy / Colette Fluet and Naomi Krogman --
Environmental conflict and democracy in Bella Coola : political ecology on the margins of industria / William T. Hipwell --
Privatization, deregulation, and environmental protection : the case of provincial parks in Newfoundland and Labrador / James Overton --
Managing conflict in Alberta : the case of forest certification and citizen committees / John R. Parkins --
Beyond the reach of democracy? The university and institutional citizenship / Jason Found and R. Michael M'Gonigle --
The myth of citizen participation : waste management in the Fundy region of New Brunswick / Susan W. Lee --
Neo-liberalism, water, and First Nations / Michael Mascarenhas --
Contesting development, democracy, and justice in the Red Hill Valley / Jane Mulkewich and Richard Oddie --
Instant gentrification : social inequality and brownfields redevelopment in downtown Toronto / Cheryl Teelucksingh --
Taking a stand in exurbia : environmental movements to preserve nature and resist sprawl / Gerda R. Wekerle, L. Anders Sandberg, and Liette Gilbert --
Democracy from the trenches : environmental conflicts and ecological citizenship / Laurie E. Adkin.
Responsibility: edited by Laurie E. Adkin.
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This path-breaking collection brings together environmental politics and democratic theory to reveal the deficits of citizenship and how democracy must be extended to achieve a socially just,  Read more...


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