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Environmental Justice in Latin America: Problems, Promise, and Practice

David V. Carruthers (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033725
eISBN:
9780262269957
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033725.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Environmental justice concerns form an important part of popular environmental movements in many countries. Activists, scholars, and policymakers in the developing world, for example, increasingly ... More


Structures for Policymaking and the Implementation of Planning in the Republic of Ireland

Michael J. Bannon and Paula Russell

in National-Level Planning in Democratic Countries: An International Comparison of City and Regional Policy-Making

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238454
eISBN:
9781846313639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238454.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter, which discusses the administrative system of the Republic of Ireland and its policymaking and planning powers, first examines the functions of each level of Irish administration with ... More


Scientists and Legislation

Ann Campbell Keller

in Science in Environmental Policy: The Politics of Objective Advice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013123
eISBN:
9780262258982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013123.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines political debates in legislative settings, explaining the specific features of legislative policymaking, and discusses institutionalizing science narratives for acid rain and ... More


Why Ecosystem-Based Management?

Judith A. Layzer

in Natural Experiments: Ecosystem-Based Management and the Environment

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262122986
eISBN:
9780262278010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262122986.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter sheds light on how the concept of ecosystem-based management (EBM) came into existence and why this shall be considered as a remedy to environmental problems. The concept of EBM is ... More


Middle-out Social Change:: Expert-Led Development Interventions in Sri Lanka ‘s Energy Sector

Dean Nieusma

in Technoscience and Environmental Justice: Expert Cultures in a Grassroots Movement

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015790
eISBN:
9780262298407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015790.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter focuses on the concept of middle-out social change as an alternative to different approaches to environmental justice. It also treats the concept as an analytical tool to drive expertise ... More


Climate Change and Multilevel Governance: The Evolving State and Local Roles

Michele M. Betsill and Barry G. Rabe

in Toward Sustainable Communities: Transition and Transformations in Environmental Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262134927
eISBN:
9780262255523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262134927.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter explores the odyssey of climate policy over the past decade, describing and analyzing the unexpectedly prominent roles for state and local governments. It offers an overview of various ... More


Climate Justice for LDCs through Global Decisions

Achala Abeysinghe and Saleemul Huq

in Climate Justice in a Non-Ideal World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198744047
eISBN:
9780191804038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744047.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Environmental Politics

Climate change is recognized as inherently unfair and unjust. Not only are the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) extremely vulnerable to its impact, facing the largest cost of inaction by those who ... More


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