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 A Pulitzer for the Ants: Edward O. Wilson

Edward O. Wilson

in Oracles of Science: Celebrity Scientists versus God and Religion

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195310726
eISBN:
9780199785179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310726.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Edward O. Wilson is a public intellectual and the best-selling author of On Human Nature, Sociobiology: The New Synthesis, Biophilia, Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge, and many other books. Wilson ... More


World Bank Group Interactions with Environmentalists: Changing International Organisation Identities

Susan Park

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079474
eISBN:
9781781703335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079474.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This book shows how environmentalists have shaped the world's largest multilateral development lender, investment financier and political risk insurer to take up sustainable development. It ... More


Epilogue: “Our Meat from God”

Tycho De Boer

in Nature, Business, and Community in North Carolina's Green Swamp

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032481
eISBN:
9780813038360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032481.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This last chapter concludes that by the time modern environmentalist movements emerged as the advocates for endangered flora and fauna, wilderness, biodiversity and ecosystem, they faced a defiance ... More


Who's Afraid of the WTO?

Kent Jones

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195166163
eISBN:
9780199849819
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166163.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Who is afraid of the WTO, the World Trade Organization? The list is long and varied. Many workers—and the unions that represent them—claim that WTO agreements increase import competition and threaten ... More


St. Francis of Assisi and Nature: Tradition and Innovation in Western Christian Attitudes toward the Environment

Roger D Sorrell

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195386738
eISBN:
9780199852413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195386738.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

One of the best-loved saints of all time, Francis of Assisi is often depicted today as a kind of proto-hippie or early environmentalist. This book — the most comprehensive study in English of ... More


Five Faces of Religious Environmentalism

Roger S. Gottlieb

in A Greener Faith: Religious Environmentalism and Our Planet's Future

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195176483
eISBN:
9780199850846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176483.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter shows the faces of five religious environmentalists. The leaders of these environmentalist groups express their personal roles, their religious identity, and their concern for the earth, ... More


The Land Is Full: Addressing Overpopulation in Israel

Alon Tal

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300216882
eISBN:
9780300224955
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300216882.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

During the past sixty-eight years, Israel's population has increased from one to eight million people. Such exponential growth has produced acute environmental and social crises in this tiny country. ... More


Naturalizing Nativism

John Hultgren

in Border Walls Gone Green: Nature and Anti-immigrant Politics in America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816694976
eISBN:
9781452952345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694976.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyzes two discourses of contemporary environmental restrictionism: social nativism and ecological nativism. Social nativism refers to traditional nativist and white nationalist ... More


The Challenge of Ecocommunitarian Restrictionism

John Hultgren

in Border Walls Gone Green: Nature and Anti-immigrant Politics in America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816694976
eISBN:
9781452952345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694976.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter introduces a discourse of environmental restrictionism that is typically, and problematically, ignored by opponents: ecocommunitarianism. Ecocommunitarianism provides a forceful critique ... More


Thoreau the Land Surveyor

Patrick Chura

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034935
eISBN:
9780813038278
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034935.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Henry David Thoreau, one of America's most prominent environmental writers, supported himself as a land surveyor for much of his life, parceling land that would be sold off to loggers. This book ... More


Biotech Battles: Plants, Power, and Intellectual Property in the New Global Governance Regimes

Kathleen McAfee

in Engineering Trouble: Biotechnology and Its Discontents

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520237612
eISBN:
9780520937499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237612.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

New global environmental institutions, particularly the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and its Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety, have become staging grounds for resistance to World Trade ... More


The Forest and the Nation: Negotiating Citizenship in Sarawak, East Malaysia

J. Peter Brosius

in Cultural Citizenship in Island Southeast Asia: Nation and Belonging in the Hinterlands

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520227477
eISBN:
9780520935693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227477.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Discussing the Penan of Sarawak, this chapter explores cultural citizenship by triangulating among three viewpoints: The national—that of the Sarawak state and the Malaysian federal government; the ... More


Contesting Private Property Rights: The Environment and Indigenous Peoples

Eduardo Silva and Patricio Rodrigo

in The Bachelet Government: Conflict and Consensus in Post-Pinochet Chile

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034751
eISBN:
9780813038186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034751.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter analyzes the questions of consensus and conflict around property questions, state institutional development, and issues affecting indigenous peoples and the environment. It discusses the ... More


A Different Kind of Border War: Arizona, 1971–1986

Adam Tompkins

in Ghostworkers and Greens: The Cooperative Campaigns of Farmworkers and Environmentalists for Pesticide Reform

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801456688
eISBN:
9781501704215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801456688.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter focuses on the pesticide conflict that pitted Arizona growers and the state’s Board of Pesticide Control (BPC) against farmworkers and suburban families during the 1970s and 1980s. In ... More


Jim Rogers and the Politics of Accommodation

Jeremiah D. Lambert

in The Power Brokers: The Struggle to Shape and Control the Electric Power Industry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029506
eISBN:
9780262330985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029506.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

While Lovins addressed fossil fuels, renewables, and a carbon tax as a consultant and public intellectual, Jim Rogers, until recently the chief executive officer of Duke Energy, the nation’s largest ... More


Ecology, Morality, and the Challenges of the Twenty-First Century: The Earth in the Hands of the Sons of Noah

H. Tristram Engelhardt

in Toward an Ecology of Transfiguration: Orthodox Christian Perspectives on Environment, Nature, and Creation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251445
eISBN:
9780823252909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251445.003.0024
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

With regard to the environment, and more generally with respect to developing environmental policy, there is uncertainty about all the empirical data that can be invoked to change and frame policy. ... More


The Sustainability Story: Exposing Truths, Half-Truths, and Illusions

Peter Dauvergne

in New Earth Politics: Essays from the Anthropocene

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034364
eISBN:
9780262332132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034364.003.0016
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter analyzes the growing influence of multinational corporations on the narrative of sustainability, demonstrating how over the past decade they have been turning a once critical discourse ... More


We are Amphibians

R. S. Deese

in We Are Amphibians

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780520281523
eISBN:
9780520959569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281523.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The focus of this chapter is the fundamental point of commonality between Julian and Aldous Huxley: their sense that the future wellbeing of the human race would depend on a more integrated approach ... More


Introduction: Is Environmentalism Failing?

Peter Dauvergne

in Environmentalism of the Rich

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034951
eISBN:
9780262336222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034951.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter begins with a question that at some point just about every environmentalist asks themselves: “Is environmentalism failing?” In some respects and on some measures, environmentalism has ... More


Radicals and Rebels

Peter Dauvergne

in Environmentalism of the Rich

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034951
eISBN:
9780262336222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034951.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter adds to the book’s understanding of the shifting nature and great challenges confronting environmentalism, especially more radical strands. A glance at the history of Greenpeace reveals ... More


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