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Author Carter, Neil, 1958-

Title The politics of the environment : ideas, activism, policy / Neil Carter
Edition Second edition
Published New York ; Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, [2007]
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Contents 1. Introduction -- pt. 1. Theory : thinking about the environment -- 2. Environmental philosophy -- 3. Green political thought -- pt. 2. Parties and movements : getting from here to there -- 4. Green parties : the rise of a new politics? -- 5. Party politics and the environment -- 6. Environmental groups -- pt. 3. Environmental policy : achieving a sustainable society -- 7. The environment as a policy problem -- 8. Sustainable development and ecological modernisation -- 9. Global environmental politics -- 10. Globalisation, trade and the environment -- 11. Greening government -- 12. Policy instruments and implementation -- 13. Conclusion
Summary This new edition surveys the politics of the environment, providing a comprehensive and comparative introduction to its three components: ideas, activism and policy. It is updated with new and revised discussions of many topics including the ecological state, ecological citizenship, ecological modernisation and the Greens in government and also includes an additional chapter in 'Globalisation trade and the environment'. As well as considering a wide variety of examples from around the world, this textbook features a glossary, guides to further study, chapters summaries and critical questions throughout
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Original version xxi, 410 p. ; 26 cm
Print version record
Subject Environmental policy.
Environmentalism -- Political aspects.
Green movement.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0511278284 (electronic bk.)
0521868025 (print)
9780511278280 (electronic bk.)
9780521868020 (print)
(paperback; alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)