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Green Politics: In Pursuit of a Sustainable Future

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Edited By: F Fischer and M Black

Paul Chapman

Hardback | Dec 1995 | #41806
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Explores comparative national approaches to environmental policy, concentrating on theories of sustainable development.


Introduction PART ONE: BETWEEN ECONOMICS AND ECOLOGY: SUSTAINABILITY IN POLITICAL PERSPECTIVE The Uncertain Quest for Sustainability - Douglas Torgerson Public Discourse and the Politics of Environmentalism Sustainable Development as a Power//Knowledge System - Timothy W Luke The Problem of 'Governmentality' Towards a Sustainable Future - Hector R Leis and Eduardo J Viola The Organizing Role of Ecologism in the North-South Relationship PART TWO: ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY-MAKING: BEYOND INDUSTRIAL IDEOLOGY AND TECHNOCRATIC STRATEGY The Unnatural Politics of Natural Resource Agencies - Michael Black Fishery Policy on the Sacramento River Environmental Technology and the Green Car - Lamont C Hempel Towards a Sustainable Transportation Policy The North American Free Trade Agreement and the Environment - Derek Churchill and Richard Worthington Economic Growth Versus Democratic Politics Environmental Policy in Chile - Eduardo Silva The Politics of the Comprehensive Law PART THREE: TOWARDS A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE: ENVIRONMENTAL VALUES, INSTITUTIONS AND PARTICIPATORY PRACTICES Environmental Values for a Sustainable Society - Robert Paehlke The Democratic Challenge Acid Rain in Great Britain - Maarten A Hajer Environmental Discourse and the Hidden Politics of Institutional Practices Hazardous Waste Policy, Community Movements, and the Politics of Nimby - Frank Fischer Participatory Risk Assessment in the USA and Canada Industrial and Environmental Crisis - Paul Shrivastava rethinking Corporate Social Responsibility Strategic Management and Business Policy-Making - Josephine McCloskey and Denis Smith Bringing in Environmental Values Appendix: Global Warming and the Greenhouse Effect - Rodney White Implications for International Environmental Policy

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