Voices and echoes for the environment : public interest representation in the 1990s and beyond (Book, 1999) [WorldCat.org]
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Voices and echoes for the environment : public interest representation in the 1990s and beyond

Author: Ronald G Shaiko
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©1999.
Series: Power, conflict, and democracy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines the challenges facing public interest groups as a result of their transformation from the small, grassroots groups of the 1960s into the large, professionalized, multi-billion dollar industry of the '90s. Focusing on national environmental organizations, including Sierra Club, National Wildlife Federation, The Wilderness Society, and Environmental Defense Fund, Voices and Echoes for the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald G Shaiko
ISBN: 0231113544 9780231113540 0231113552 9780231113557
OCLC Number: 40500772
Description: xvi, 300 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Voices and Echoes in the Public Interest Marketplace: The Development of the Public Interest Sector --
Ch. 2. From Social Movement to Public Interest Organizations: The Organizational Transformation of Environmentalism in the United States --
Ch. 3. Growing Pains: Leadership Challenges in Contemporary Environmental Organizations --
Ch. 4. Membership Recruitment and Retention: Direct Mail, Telemarketing, and Canvassing --
Ch. 5. It's Not Easy Being Green: Leadership Incentives and Membership Motivations --
Ch. 6. The Heart of the Matter: Leadership-Membership Connections.
Series Title: Power, conflict, and democracy.
Responsibility: Ronald G. Shaiko.
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Focusing on national environmental organizations, including Sierra Club, National Wildlife Federation, The Wilderness Society, and Environmental Defense Fund, Voices and Echoes for the Environment  Read more...

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An insightful analysis of the 1990's mainstream environmental movement viewed as organizations and businesses. Chice Focusing on the Environmental Defense Fund and Environmental Action,... Voices and Read more...

 
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