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The politics of airport expansion in the United Kingdom : hegemony, policy and the rhetoric of "sustainable aviation"

Author: Steven Griggs; David R Howarth
Publisher: Manchester and New York : Manchester University Press, 2013.
Series: Issues in environmental politics
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first in-depth analysis of the protest campaigns and policymaking practices that have marked British aviation since the construction of Heathrow Airport -- .

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Griggs; David R Howarth
ISBN: 9780719076138 0719076137
OCLC Number: 908059843
Notes: Índice.
Description: XV, 368 p.
Contents: Introduction1. Discourse, rhetoric and logics 2. Problematising 'sustainable aviation' in the UK3. The post-war regime of aviation expansion4. The new rhetoric of airport protest5. The Future of Air Transport: the 2003 white paper 6. Resignifying airports and aviation7. The third runway at Heathrow airportConclusion: explaining the shift, navigating the impasseReferences Index -- .
Series Title: Issues in environmental politics
Responsibility: Steven Griggs and David Howarth.

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Is 'sustainable aviation' an oxymoron? Griggs and Howarth have ploughed through decades of debates on runways, terminals and airports and show how discursive power is exercised in decision making. A Read more...

 
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