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Contested Grounds
Contested Grounds (April 1999)
Security and Conflict in the New Environmental Politics
Daniel H. Deudney - Editor
Richard A. Matthew - Editor

Presents diverse views on the relationship between environmental politics and international security.

Since the end of the Cold War, the relationship between international security and the environment has been subject to intensive policy concern, scholarly debate and research. Contested Grounds brings together many of the best known researchers on this emerging topic as they present sharply conflicting views on t...(Read More)
Redefining Red and Green
Redefining Red and Green (January 1999)
Ideology and Strategy in European Political Ecology
Tad Shull - Author

Examines the strategic impact of two European ecology parties on the recomposition of left-wing politics in their countries.

Redefining Red and Green explores the political strategies of two European ecology parties, the socialist German Grunen and the radically democratic French Les Verts. The strategies represent typical choices--and dilemmas--of progressive politics, with far-reaching implications. Once proud ...(Read More)
Ecological Policy and Politics in Developing Countries
Ecological Policy and Politics in Developing Countries (April 1998)
Economic Growth, Democracy, and Environment
Uday Desai - Editor

Examines in depth the ecological problems, policies, and politics of ten major developing countries.

The interconnectedness of the global environment and finiteness of the earth's natural resources require an increased understanding of environmental and natural-resource policy and politics in countries around the world. This is especially true of industrializing countries where widespread ecological disturbances and rapid exploitat...(Read More)
Flashpoints in Environmental Policymaking
Flashpoints in Environmental Policymaking (April 1997)
Controversies in Achieving Sustainability
Sheldon Kamieniecki - Editor
George A. Gonzalez - Editor
Robert O. Vos - Editor

Presents alternative and often opposing viewpoints on the major national and international environmental controversies that will be with us well into the twenty-first century.

Although considerable progress has been made in improving environmental quality in parts of the United States, many localities have yet to meet federal air and water quality standards and many hazardous-waste sites remain to be cleaned up. At the ...(Read More)
Global Civil Society and Global Environmental Governance
Global Civil Society and Global Environmental Governance (November 1996)
The Politics of Nature from Place to Planet
Ronnie D. Lipschutz - Author
Judith Mayer - With

Explores the growing role of global civil society and local environmental activism in the management and protection of the environment worldwide.

"Lipschutz's book is a major work, grand in its scope, sound in its analysis, compelling in its presentation, provocative in its theses, and highly relevant to the human condition at this stage in history. His treatment of the global environment as a social construction is persuasive and prod...(Read More)
Environmental Activism and World Civic Politics
Environmental Activism and World Civic Politics (January 1996)
Paul Wapner - Author

A theoretical study of the politics of transnational environmental activist groups such as Greenpeace, Friends of the Earth, and the World Wildlife Fund that argues that environmental activists practice world civic politics and play a central role in the way the world addresses environmental issues.

"Grounded in a detailed examination of the actions of several leading environmental non governmental organizations (NGOs), the argument of...(Read More)
Ecological Resistance Movements
Ecological Resistance Movements (October 1995)
The Global Emergence of Radical and Popular Environmentalism
Bron Raymond Taylor - Editor

"The authors pay serious, systematic attention to a social and political phenomenon (grassroots ecological resistance) of global importance. Taylor is correct in his claim in the Preface that insufficient scholarly attention has been paid to grassroots environmentalism. This book takes a big step in the right direction. It will appeal to a wide audience within the academy and without." -- Steve Breyman, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute