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The Politics of the Environment : SCHOOLS OF THOUGHT IN POLITICS - Robert E. Goodin

The Politics of the Environment

SCHOOLS OF THOUGHT IN POLITICS

By: Robert E. Goodin (Editor)

Hardcover Published: January 1994
ISBN: 9781852788728
Number Of Pages: 624

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Brings together 25 essays on the political theory of the environment, ranging across environmental philosophy and political, social, legal and economic aspects of environmental action. This volume should provide an introduction to beginners and a reference for specialist.

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Attitudes to Naturep. 3
Should Trees Have Standing? - Toward Legal Rights for Natural Objectsp. 17
The Rights of Animals and Unborn Generationsp. 69
Ways Not To Think About Plastic Trees: New Foundations for Environmental Lawp. 95
On Preserving the Natural Environmentp. 129
Ideals of Human Excellence and Preserving Natural Environmentsp. 192
Faking Naturep. 206
The Shallow and the Deep, Long-Range Ecology Movement: A Summaryp. 219
Duties of Preservationp. 225
Nature, Self, and Gender: Feminism, Environmental Philosophy, and the Critique of Rationalismp. 251
The Tragedy of the Commonsp. 279
The Environmental Crisis: A Critique of Neo-Hobbesian Responsesp. 285
A Blueprint for Survivalp. 300
Bioregionalism - A New Way to Treat the Landp. 315
New Social Movements: Challenging the Boundaries of Institutional Politicsp. 322
Ecosabotage and Civil Disobediencep. 374
Ecology and Discursive Democracy: Beyond Liberal Capitalism and the Administrative Statep. 394
Technological Politicsp. 419
Buddhist Economicsp. 466
The Economics of the Coming Spaceship Earthp. 476
The Postwar Literature on Externalities: An Interpretative Essayp. 488
Prices as Regulatory Instrumentsp. 516
The Conservation Criterionp. 556
The Social Discount Ratep. 572
International Ethics and the Environmental Crisisp. 579
Name Indexp. 595
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ISBN: 9781852788728
ISBN-10: 1852788720
Series: SCHOOLS OF THOUGHT IN POLITICS
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 624
Published: January 1994
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 26.04 x 18.42  x 5.08
Weight (kg): 1.25

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