Environmentalism in the United States
Changing Conceptions of Activism
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Environmentalism in the United States by Elizabeth Bomberg
Book DescriptionEnvironmentalism - defined here as activism aimed at protecting the environment or improving its condition - is undergoing significant change in the United States. Under attack from the current administration and direct questioning from its own ranks, environmentalism in the US is at a crossroads. This special issue will explore the changing patterns of and challenges to environmentalism in the contemporary US. More specifically, it will examine the following dynamics: * the re-conceptualisation of core ideas and strategies defining US environmentalism; * questions of identity and relations with other advocacy groups (including labour, global justice and women's groups); * institutional change (especially the shift away from regulatory policies and approaches); * the expanding arenas of activism, to both above and below the state; * environmentalists' response to Bush administration policies and priorities. This book was previously published as a special issue of Environmental Politics.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415448185
(234mm x 156mm x 15mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 5-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Elizabeth Bomberg
Environmentalism in the United States, Paperback (September 2008)
Explores the changing patterns of and challenges to environmentalism in the contemporary US. This book examines the re-conceptualisation of ideas and strategies defining US environmentalism and questions of identity and relations with other advocacy groups (including labour, global justice and women's groups).
Green Parties and Politics in the European Community, Paperback (September 1995)» View all books by Elizabeth Bomberg
A review of the goals, strategies and impact of Green actors in the EC, with case studies including the important German Greens. This text looks at the relationship between movements and parties, and at the Greens' alternative of a Europe of the Regions.
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Author Biography - Elizabeth Bomberg
Elizabeth Bomberg is Senior Lecturer in Politics and the University of Edinburgh. David Schlosberg is Professor of Political Science at Northern Arizona University.
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