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Environmental Politics: Scale and Power

By: Shannon O'Lear

228 pages, b/w illustrations and maps, tables

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Aug 2010 | #186834 | ISBN-13: 9780521759137
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Hardback | Aug 2010 | #186833 | ISBN-13: 9780521765763
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About this book

This book considers issues of climate change, energy, food security, toxins, waste, and resource conflict to explore how political, economic, ideological and military power have contributed to the generation of environmental issues and the formation of dominant narratives about them.



1. Introduction
2. Climate change
3. Oil and energy
4. Food security
5. Garbage and waste
6. Toxins
7. Resource conflict
8. Conclusion


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Shannon O'Lear is a Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies at the University of Kansas. Her research has focused on energy, environment, and politics in the South Caucasus. She has also published on environmental terrorism, territorial conflict, and genocide. She teaches courses on environmental policy, environmental geopolitics, and on Russia and Eurasia. She has won a prestigious W. T. Kemper Fellowship for her teaching and her work with students.

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