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Critical Political Ecology: The Politics of Environmental Science

By: Timothy Forsyth

256 pages, no illustrations


Paperback | Dec 2002 | #133629 | ISBN: 0415185637
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Hardback | Dec 2002 | #133628 | ISBN: 0415185629
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About this book

Describes new ways of looking at environmental science and politics, and discusses the problems of formulating and implementing environmental policy, particularly in the global arena and in developing countries.


1. Political ecology and the politics of environmental science 2. Environmental science and myths 3. Environmental 'laws' and generalizations 4. Social framings of environmental science 5. The co-production of environmental science and political activism 6. Enforcing and contesting boundaries: Boundary organizations and social movements 7. The globalization of environmental risk 8. Democratizing environmental explanations 9. Democratizing environmental science and networks 10. Conclusion: 'Critical' Political ecology and environmental science

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