Green Political Thought
4th Revised edition
By (author) Andrew Dobson
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Green Political Thought by Andrew Dobson
Book DescriptionThis highly acclaimed introduction to green political thought is now available in a new edition, having been fully revised and updated to take into account the areas which have grown in importance since the third edition was published. Andrew Dobson describes and assesses the political ideology of 'ecologism', and compares this radical view of remedies for the environmental crisis with the 'environmentalism' of mainstream politics. He examines the relationship between ecologism and other political ideologies, the philosophical basis of ecological thinking, the potential shape of a sustainable society, and the means at hand for achieving it. New to this edition: * analysis of an intellectual and political 'anti-environment' backlash * an account of sustainability in ecological thought * the effect of globalization on ecologism * ecological citizenship * expanded bibliography. Green Political Thought remains the starting point for all students, academics and activists who want an introduction to green political theory.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415403528
(216mm x 140mm x 13mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Mar-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Andrew Dobson
Environmental Politics: A Very Short Introduction, Paperback (January 2016)
Environmental politics is an established part of the political landscape, covering a host of different issues and impacting society, businesses, and individuals. Andrew Dobson explores the various actions, ideas, and dimensions that shape environmental politics - both on a local and global scale - and considers the role it will play in our future.
Listening for Democracy, Paperback (January 2014)
This book examines the reasons why so little attention has been paid to the listening aspect of democratic conversation, explores the role that listening might play in democracy, and outlines some institutional changes that could be made to make listening more central to democratic processes.
Introduction to the Politics and Philosophy of Jose Ortega Y Gasset, Paperback (November 2009)» View all books by Andrew Dobson
This book provides a general survey of the life and work of the Spanish philosopher and essayist Ortega y Gasset (1183-1955).
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Author Biography - Andrew Dobson
Andrew Dobson is Professor of Environmental Political Theory at Keele University, UK
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