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The Organizational Forms of Counterpublic Knowledge

David J. Hess

in Undone Science: Social Movements, Mobilized Publics, and Industrial Transitions

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035132
eISBN:
9780262336444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035132.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The chapter reviews literature in social movement studies on resource mobilization, mobilizing structures, and organizations, then it examines a parallel literature in science and technology studies ... More


An Industry to Trust

James Lawrence Powell

in The Inquisition of Climate Science

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157193
eISBN:
9780231527842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157193.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter discusses ExxonMobil Corporation's funding of the industry of denial. Between 1998 and 2005, the company gave $16 million to more than forty organizations that deny global warming. The ... More


Viliui Sakha of Subarctic Russia and Their Struggle for Environmental Justice

Susan Crate

in Environmental Justice and Sustainability in the Former Soviet Union

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012669
eISBN:
9780262255493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012669.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines the impact of environmental injustices on post-Soviet Russia’s indigenous peoples, particularly the Viliui Sakha. It discusses the environmental history of the Viliui regions ... More


Giving Aid Effectively: The Politics of Environmental Performance and Selectivity at Multilateral Development Banks

Mark T Buntaine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190467456
eISBN:
9780190467470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190467456.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Environmental Politics

International organizations do not always live up to the expectations and mandates of their member countries. One of the best examples of this gap is the environmental performance of the multilateral ... More


A Capabilities Approach to Democratic Participation in Regulatory Rulemaking

Breena Holland

in Allocating the Earth: A Distributional Framework for Protecting Capabilities in Environmental Law and Policy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199692071
eISBN:
9780191799488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692071.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, Political Economy

Drawing on the theory of social and environmental justice advanced in Chapter 5 and the ecological meta-capability discussed in Chapter 4, this chapter develops a capabilities approach to regulatory ... More


Democratic Trusteeship: Institutions to Protect the Future of the Democratic Process

Dennis F. Thompson

in Institutions For Future Generations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198746959
eISBN:
9780191809248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746959.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Environmental Politics

The chapter proposes the establishment of an independent body—a commission or a citizens’ assembly—that would serve as a trustee to protect the democratic capacity of political systems over time. The ... More


The People’s Endowment

Karl Widerquist

in Institutions For Future Generations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198746959
eISBN:
9780191809248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746959.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Environmental Politics

Many private institutions (e.g. universities and museums) have large and growing endowments. Governments don’t have them despite enormous opportunities to create them. This chapter argues that ... More


Democratic Anthropocene

John S. Dryzek and Jonathan Pickering

in The Politics of the Anthropocene

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198809616
eISBN:
9780191846892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809616.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The formative sphere is the sum of activity encompassing the creation, questioning, and development of principles for collective action. This sphere gives shape to the meaning of the Anthropocene and ... More


Environmental Democracy and Ecological Citizenship: From Theoretical Ideals to Practical Alternatives?

Frank Fischer

in Climate Crisis and the Democratic Prospect: Participatory Governance in Sustainable Communities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780199594917
eISBN:
9780191842108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199594917.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter turns to the question of environment and democracy. It takes up two themes in environmental political thought: ecological citizenship and environmental democracy. Not only are these ... More


Addressing the Problem of Performance

Mark T. Buntaine

in Giving Aid Effectively: The Politics of Environmental Performance and Selectivity at Multilateral Development Banks

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190467456
eISBN:
9780190467470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190467456.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Environmental Politics

This chapter presents the principal-agent framework that will serve as the basis for the empirical research in the following chapters. Although a great deal of theoretical development has helped ... More


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