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Environment and Politics


Series: Routledge Introductions to Environment Series

By: Timothy Doyle(Author), Doug McEachern(Author), Sherilyn MacGregor(Author)

296 pages, 9 b/w photos, 11 b/w illustrations, 2 tables


Paperback | Sep 2015 | Edition: 4 | #224061 | ISBN-13: 9780415825535
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Hardback | Sep 2015 | Edition: 4 | #224060 | ISBN-13: 9780415825528
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Environment and Politics, Fourth Edition is a concise introduction to this ever-expanding field, explaining the key concepts, conflicts, political systems and the practices of policy-making. Environment and Politics provides a comprehensive introduction, examining a diverse range of environmental problems and policy solutions within different nations and cultures. The fourth edition has been extensively revised to include new theoretical perspectives and debates surrounding environment and politics. It contains expanded discussion of social environmental movements, the role of the media, environmental security, green welfare and the welfare of future generations.

Environment and Politics, Fourth Edition also focuses throughout on concepts and debates surrounding environmental citizenship, considering the role of the individual and the local. Greater focus is given to NGOs, environmental justice and governance, as well as gender and the environment. This engaging text has been fully updated to offer readers a greater understanding of international, national and local environmental politics as well as future developments for in both global and region-specific problem solving. The companion website supplements the text with additional resources to aid teaching and learning, including: seminar activities; links to web resources; suggested further reading; a glossary of key terms and tables and figures within Environment and Politics, Fourth Editiont.

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Chapter 1. Politics and Environmental Studies
Chapter 2. Political Theories and Social-environmental Relations
Chapter 3. Environmental Politics in Social Movements
Chapter 4. Green Non-governmental Organisations
Chapter 5. Political Parties and the Environment
Chapter 6. Institutional Politics and Policy Making: The Greening of Administration
Chapter 7. Business Politics and the Environment


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Professor Timothy Doyle is Chair of Politics and International Relations at Keele University, UK, and Professor of Politics and International Studies at the University of Adelaide in Australia, where he is also Chair of the Indo-Pacific Governance Research Centre.

Professor Doug McEachern is Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation) at The University of Western Australia. He has responsibility for research policy development and general oversight of the University's research activities, postgraduate education, industry liaison, intellectual property and commercialisation.

Sherilyn MacGregor is Senior Lecturer at Keele University, UK.

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