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Democracy and the Claims of Nature

ISBN-10: 0742515230

ISBN-13: 9780742515239

Edition: 2002

Authors: Bob Pepperman Taylor, Benjamin Minteer, John Barry, Joe Bowersox, J. Baird Callicott

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The essays in this volume provide a multi-disciplinary analysis of the ways in which our loyalties to democracy and the environment confront and mutually reinforce one another in theory and practice.
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Book details

List price: $42.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/3/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

John Barry is Reader in Green Political Economy, at the School of Politics, International Studies and Philosophy, Queen's University Belfast.

Preface
Introduction
Democracy and Environmental Values
Democracy and Environmentalism: Foundations and Justifications in Environmental Policy
Deweyan Democracy and Environmental Ethics
Environmental Pragmatism, Ecocentrism, and Deliberative Democracy: Between Problem-Solving and Fundamental Critique
The Legitimacy Crisis in Environmental Ethics and Politics
Science, Value, and Ethics: A Hierarchical Theory
Environmentalism and Democratic Citizenship
Opinionated Natures: Toward a Green Public Culture
Vulnerability and Virtue: Democracy, Dependency, and Ecological Stewardship
Restoring Ecological Citizenship
Aldo Leopold's Civic Education
Environmentalism and the Boundaries of Democratic Discourse
Justice, Democracy, and Global Warming
Environmentalism, Democracy, and the Cultural Politics of Nature in Monte Verde, Costa Rica
Environmental Rights as Democratic Rights
Deliberative Democracy and Environmental Policy
Democracy and Environmental Movements
Cycles of Closure in Environmental Politics and Policy
The People, Politics, and the Planet: Who Knows, Protects, and Serves Nature Best?
Linking Movements and Constructing a New Vision: Environmental Justice and Community Food Security
Civic Environmentalism
Index
About the Contributors