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Integrating and Articulating Environments : Integrated Assessment Studies - Fatos Goksen

Integrating and Articulating Environments

Integrated Assessment Studies

By: Fatos Goksen (Editor), Ornulf Seippel (Editor), M. O'Brien (Editor), E. U. Zenginobuz (Editor), F. Adaman (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st January 2003
ISBN: 9789058096166
Number Of Pages: 180

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A critical, comparative exploration of the framing of environmental problems in Northern and Southern Europe. The book addresses theoretical and empirical questions about environmental attitudes and behaviours, politics and protest, cultures and contexts.

The Contributorsp. IX
Prefacep. XI
List of Figuresp. XIII
List of Tablesp. XV
Introductionp. 1
Articulating, Integrating and Living with Environmentsp. 3
Outline of Chaptersp. 6
Concluding Remarksp. 8
Referencesp. 9
Articulating Nature: The Ethical and Political Challenge of Constructionism in Risk Societiesp. 11
Introductionp. 11
Articulating Nature and Reality in Risk Societies: From Objectivist Essentialism to Discursive Constructionismp. 12
Clarifying Discursive Constructionismp. 14
Ethical and Political Implications of Discursive Constructionismp. 17
From de-Politicization to re-Politicizationp. 21
Conclusionp. 26
Referencesp. 27
Risk Society at Europe's Periphery? The Case of the Bergama Resistance in Turkeyp. 29
Introductionp. 29
Bergamap. 30
Cyanide Death?p. 31
Environmentalist Concernsp. 32
Economic Solutionsp. 32
Legal Environmentsp. 33
Risk Societyp. 34
Discursive Construction of the Bergama Movementp. 37
Golden Future?p. 44
Conclusionsp. 46
Referencesp. 48
Participatory Nature Management and Cultural Difference: General Reflections and One Specific Case: Turkish Migrants in the Netherlandsp. 51
Introductionp. 51
The 'Northern' View of Naturep. 52
The Arcadian Approach in Nature Conservationp. 54
The Importance of Lifeworldp. 56
Nature Policy in Debatep. 56
A Case of Cultural Difference: Turkish Migrants in the Netherlandsp. 58
Socio-Cultural Backgroundsp. 58
Nature Valuation and Nature Recreation of Turkish Migrants in the Netherlandsp. 60
Evaluating the Casep. 61
Perspectives on Participation and Cultural Differencep. 62
The Biodiversity Conservation Perspectivep. 63
The Ecotourism Perspectivep. 64
The Interactive Nature Development Perspectivep. 66
Conclusionp. 67
Referencesp. 68
Political Economy of Citizens' Participation in Environmental Improvement: The Case of Istanbulp. 73
Introductionp. 73
Methodologyp. 76
Design and Sample of the Quantitative Phasep. 76
Measures Used in the Quantitative Phasep. 77
Design and Sample of the Qualitative Phasep. 79
Results of the Quantitative Phasep. 80
Univariate Analysisp. 80
Bivariate Analysisp. 84
Multivariate Analysisp. 84
Results of the Qualitative Phasep. 85
Discussion and Concluding Remarksp. 87
Referencesp. 89
The Division of Attitudes to GM Food Between the North and South of Europep. 91
Introductionp. 91
Conceptual Frameworkp. 92
Public Policy in the North and South of Europep. 94
Material and Methodsp. 95
Variables Used in the Modelp. 96
Econometric Specificationp. 98
Interpretation of the Survey Resultsp. 98
Resultsp. 98
Attitudes to GM food in the North and South of Europep. 99
Conclusionp. 103
Referencesp. 106
Acquisition and Domestication of New Household Technologies - Some Dynamics Behind Growth in Material Consumptionp. 109
Introductionp. 109
Approachp. 110
The Blind Spot of the Ecological Modernist Discoursep. 110
Theoretical Guidelinesp. 113
Methodological Approachp. 118
Findingsp. 120
Some Consumption-Boosting Dynamics in Modern Familiesp. 120
Libidinous Aspectsp. 131
Domestication: Assimilation or Accomodation?p. 133
Conclusionp. 138
Referencesp. 141
Balancing the Call for Environmental Integrationp. 143
Introductionp. 143
Ecological Modernisation and Integrationp. 144
Ecological Modernisationp. 144
And Integrationp. 145
Sub-National Integration: The Environmental Justice and Wise Use Movementsp. 146
Integration within the Nation-State: The Netherlandsp. 149
Supranational Environmental Integration: WTO, EU and NAFTAp. 152
World Trade Organisation (WTO)p. 152
The European Unionp. 155
The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)p. 156
Summing Upp. 158
Conclusionp. 159
Referencesp. 159
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ISBN: 9789058096166
ISBN-10: 9058096165
Series: Integrated Assessment Studies
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 180
Published: 1st January 2003
Publisher: A A Balkema Publishers
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 17.78  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.53
Edition Number: 1