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The Land That Could Be: Environmentalism and Democracy in the Twenty-First Century

By: William A Shutkin

273 pages, no illustrations

MIT Press

Paperback | Oct 2001 | #123980 | ISBN: 0262692708
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Hardback | Apr 2000 | #106345 | ISBN: 026219435X
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Describes a new kind of environmental and social activism spreading across America, one that joins the pursuit of environmental quality with that of civic health and sustainable local economies.

Environmental laws will be around for the forseeable future. But the promise of civic environmentalism is powerful and warrants a significant place in the ongoing American political experiment. The Land That Could Be points the way. - Lemuel M. Srolovic, New York Law Journal

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William A. Shutkin is Founder and President of New Ecology, Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts, and cofounder and former executive director of the environmental justice organization Alternatives for Community and Environment. He is Lecturer in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Adjunct Professor of Law at Boston College Law School.

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