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Global Markets, Global Citizens, and Global Governance in the Twenty-first Century1

Nancy Birdsall, Christian Meyer, and Alexis Sowa

in Towards a Better Global Economy: Policy Implications for Citizens Worldwide in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198723455
eISBN:
9780191790065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723455.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The politics, rules, and institutions of cooperation among nations have not kept up with the demands from global citizens for changes in the global political order. Whether norms and policies can ... More


Citizen Activism and Civil Society

Duncan Green

in How Change Happens

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198785392
eISBN:
9780191833236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785392.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This chapter contains a more in-depth discussion of who citizen activists are, how they pursue change, and what outsiders can do to help. Citizen activism is considered as any individual action with ... More


Moving Forward

Barbara Lethem Ibrahim and Dina H. Sherif

in From Charity to Social Change: Trends in Arab Philanthropy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162077
eISBN:
9781617970283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162077.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter begins by identifying a number of broad trends in philanthropy in the eight countries covered in this volume. These include an increase in citizen activism among successful and affluent ... More


A Land Ethic for the City of Water

Kristen Van Hooreweghe, Steve Lang, and William Kornblum

in New York and Los Angeles: The Uncertain Future

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199778386
eISBN:
9780199332588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778386.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

A twenty-first century urban land ethic necessarily involves a combination of city planning, national environmental regulations, and local citizen activism. This chapter explores the consequences and ... More


Citizen Activism and the Democratic Party

Theda Skocpol, Lara Putnam, and Caroline Tervo

in Upending American Politics: Polarizing Parties, Ideological Elites, and Citizen Activists from the Tea Party to the Anti-Trump Resistance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190083526
eISBN:
9780190083564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190083526.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

How will new grassroots resistance groups affect the electoral prospects and activities of the Democratic Party? This chapter draws evidence from groups in many states, but it principally analyzes ... 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


Introduction: Of Burial Mounds and Toxic Tombs

Richard S. Newman

in Love Canal: A Toxic History from Colonial Times to the Present

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195374834
eISBN:
9780197562673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195374834.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Pollution and Threats to the Environment

Driving north on the 290 Expressway from Buffalo to Niagara Falls each day, thousands of cars race alongside the mighty Niagara River. North America's fastest-flowing body of water, the Niagara ... More


Ebb Tide: The Receding Years

Thomas J. Osborne

in Coastal Sage: Peter Douglas and the Fight to Save California's Shore

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520283084
eISBN:
9780520958913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283084.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Having waged many battles on behalf of California’s coast and survived firing attempts, Douglas finally faced a foe that could not be outfought: terminal throat and lung cancer. Impending death ... More


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