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Garth Myers

in Urban Environments in Africa: A Critical Analysis of Environmental Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447322917
eISBN:
9781447322931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322917.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the scientific, scholarly and policy analyses on the environmental crisis perceived to exist for cities in Africa – the perspectives of ‘experts’ on such factors as urban water ... More


City in a Garden: Environmental Transformations and Racial Justice in Twentieth-Century Austin, Texas

Andrew M. Busch

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632643
eISBN:
9781469632667
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632643.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

The natural beauty of Austin, Texas, has always been central to the city’s identity. From the beginning, city leaders, residents, planners, and employers consistently imagined Austin as a natural ... More


The Quest for Integration

Susan Owens

in Knowledge, Policy, and Expertise: The UK Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution 1970–2011

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198294658
eISBN:
9780191802171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294658.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter focuses on two studies, separated by a quarter of a century, in which the Commission took a critical look at institutional structures and the conceptual underpinnings of environmental ... More


A Model for Greening Development

Catherine A. Corson

in Corridors of Power: The Politics of Environmental Aid to Madagascar

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300212273
eISBN:
9780300225068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300212273.003.0005
Subject:
History, African History

This chapter analyzes how state and nonstate actors negotiated programmatic priorities during three phases of the National Environmental Action Plan (NEAP). It concentrates on how and why ... More


Ritual Theory and the Environment

Ronald L. Grimes

in Rite out of Place: Ritual, Media, and the Arts

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195301441
eISBN:
9780199850952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301441.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter deals with survival, specifically the role of ritual in shaping attitudes toward the environment. It is theoretical but not abstract. The chapter lays out its argument concerning the ... More


Creating the Transnational Conservation Enterprise

Catherine A. Corson

in Corridors of Power: The Politics of Environmental Aid to Madagascar

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300212273
eISBN:
9780300225068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300212273.003.0006
Subject:
History, African History

This chapter aims to show—by moving between policy-making sites in the United States and Madagascar—how the evolution of America's environmental investments in Madagascar was both constitutive and ... More


Building the Scientific City

Domenic Vitiello

in Engineering Philadelphia: The Sellers Family and the Industrial Metropolis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450112
eISBN:
9780801469749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450112.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the Sellers family's diverse and often lasting impacts on the metropolitan built environment in the late nineteenth century. It first considers the role played by engineers like ... More


National Environmental Plan

Charles R. McElwee

in Environmental Law in China: Mitigating Risk and Ensuring Compliance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780195390018
eISBN:
9780190259730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195390018.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter outlines China's Five-Year National Plan, Five-Year Environmental Plan, and Twelfth Five-Year Plan, highlighting the environmental goals included in each plan.


Changing Paradigms

A. David Napier

in Making Things Better: A Workbook on Ritual, Cultural Values, and Environmental Behavior

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199969357
eISBN:
9780199346097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199969357.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Readers are asked to merge the first three exercises (animating objects, creating symbolic spaces, devising symbolic exchanges) into a unified worldview. They are then asked to consider the ... More


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