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The politics of the earth : environmental discourses

Author: John S Dryzek
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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"The Politics of the Earth: Environmental Discourses, Third Edition, provides an accessible introduction to environmental politics by examining the ways in which people use language to discuss environmental issues. Leading scholar John S. Dryzek analyzes the various approaches that have dominated the field over the last three decades--approaches that are also likely to be influential in the future--including  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John S Dryzek
ISBN: 9780199696000 0199696004
OCLC Number: 864779377
Description: xv, 270 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Making sense of earth's politics : a discourse approach --
Looming tragedy : limits, boundaries, survival --
Growth unlimited : the promethean response --
Leave it to the experts : administrative rationalism --
Leave it to the people : democratic pragmatism --
Leave it to the market : economic rationalism --
Greener growth : sustainable development --
Industrial society and beyond : ecological modernization --
Changing the people : green consciousness --
New society : green politics --
Ecological democracy.
Responsibility: John S. Dryzek.

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Dryzek provides an accessible introduction to thinking about the environment by looking at the language used to discuss environmental issues. He looks at various approaches which have dominated  Read more...

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