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Citizenship and the Environment

Andrew Dobson

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199258444
eISBN:
9780191601002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258449.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Ecological citizenship cannot be fully articulated in either liberal or civic republican terms. It is, rather, an example and an inflection of ‘post‐cosmopolitan’ citizenship. Ecological citizenship ... More


Ecological Citizenship

Andrew Dobson

in Citizenship and the Environment

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199258444
eISBN:
9780191601002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258449.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Ecological citizenship is presented as an example and inflection of post‐cosmopolitan citizenship. It is contrasted with environmental citizenship. The ecological footprint is presented as the ... More


Comparing Environmental Performance

James Meadowcroft

in State and Environment: The Comparative Study of Environmental Governance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262027120
eISBN:
9780262323871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027120.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter deals with an important theme in the study of environmental governance: the comparative assessment of environmental performance. It discusses conceptual and methodological issues ... More


Human Development, Environmental Sustainability, and Index of Overall Development

Ramprasad Sengupta

in Entropy Law, Sustainability, and Third Industrial Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190121143
eISBN:
9780190990510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190121143.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter 4 introduces the concept and measurement of multidimensional poverty and that of human development indicators as its obverse in terms of attainment of human capability. On the other hand, on ... More


Consuming the Earth

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/9780262034951.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The ecological footprint of humanity, as this chapter documents, is now over 1.5 times higher than the earth’s capacity to regenerate renewable resources and assimilate waste. This crisis is ... More


Ecological Limits and Economic Development

Ramprasad Sengupta

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198081654
eISBN:
9780199082407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081654.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The book has a comprehensive coverage of issues relating to the role of ecological constraints in limiting the availability of natural resources and eco-services for economic development and ... More


Treading Lightly: Conscientiousness, Information, and Ecological ImpactsSteve Vanderheiden

Jason Kawall (ed.)

in The Virtues of Sustainability

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190919818
eISBN:
9780190919856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190919818.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter casts conscientiousness as a virtue that is concerned with monitoring one’s impacts upon the world, from attending to and seeking to minimize the embedded carbon or virtual water in ... More


From Concept to Movement

Jeremy L. Caradonna

in Sustainability: A History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199372409
eISBN:
9780197562932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199372409.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

A self-defined sustainability movement crystallized between the late 1970s and the 1990s. No longer was sustainability merely a concept or set of ideas. There was now a set of organizations—the ... More


Procreation or Appropriation?

Corey MacIver

in Permissible Progeny?: The Morality of Procreation and Parenting

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199378111
eISBN:
9780199378142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199378111.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter argues that the standard dichotomy between “procreation” and “consumption” should be collapsed. Procreative choices cannot be materially differentiated from other voluntary choices with ... More


Practicing Participatory Environmental Governance: Ecovillages and the Global Ecovillage Movement

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/9780199594917.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Ecovillages represent an existing and ongoing form of participatory environmental government that is anchored to real-world realities. These communities are essentially made up of people who have ... More


Measuring Intergenerational Fairness

Stephane Zuber

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/9780198746959.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Environmental Politics

Measures of intergenerational fairness are needed to design institutions promoting the interests of future generations and to evaluate their performance. This chapter discusses methods to compare ... More


Diet for a Large Planet: Industrial Britain, Food Systems, and World Ecology

Chris Otter

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226697109
eISBN:
9780226705965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226705965.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book provides a history of the causes, experiences, and consequences of Britain's post-1750 shift to a diet rich in meat, wheat, and sugar. The origins of this shift lay in Britain's ... More


Consumption, Stability, and Sustainability in Social-Ecological Systems

Ann Kinzig and Charles Perrings

in Sustainable Consumption: Multi-disciplinary Perspectives In Honour of Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199679355
eISBN:
9780191758423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679355.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter considers the link between consumption and the sustainability of coupled social-ecological systems. The chapter argues that consumption affects the sustainability of the coupled system ... More


‘We have always been close to nature’: environmental justice in Sweden

Karen Bell

in Achieving environmental justice: A cross-national analysis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447305941
eISBN:
9781447302933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305941.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Sweden’s internationally recognised welfare system and progressive environmental policies should enable a high level of environment justice but, as this chapter explains, this has not occurred to the ... More


Individual Actions: What Can I Do?

F Stuart Chapin

in Grassroots Stewardship: Sustainability Within Reach

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190081195
eISBN:
9780190081225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190081195.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Actions by individuals that enable people to enjoy and celebrate nature and that reduce human impacts on the planet provide the basic foundation for stewardship. Spending time in nature with family ... More


Interdependence among Stages of Economic Development, Human Development, and the Natural Environment

Ramprasad Sengupta

in Entropy Law, Sustainability, and Third Industrial Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190121143
eISBN:
9780190990510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190121143.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter 5 points to the interactive nature of the different aspects of development sustainability and investigates the interrelations among the different components of the overall development index ... More


Living off the Land

Claude A. Piantadosi

in Mankind Beyond Earth: The History, Science, and Future of Human Space Exploration

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162432
eISBN:
9780231531030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162432.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter discusses the time-honored strategy of living off the land in the Space Age known as Indigenous Support of Life and Environment (ISLE). ISLE is necessary when distance and orbital ... More


Entropy Law, Social Sustainability, and Development Policy

Ramprasad Sengupta

in Entropy Law, Sustainability, and Third Industrial Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190121143
eISBN:
9780190990510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190121143.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter 1 introduces the concept and intuitive explanation of entropy law and shows how it plays a unifying role in the sustainability of the processes of development—economic, social, and ... More


The concept and measurement of environmental justice

Karen Bell

in Achieving environmental justice: A cross-national analysis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447305941
eISBN:
9781447302933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305941.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Individually and collectively, people around the world have opposed environmental injustice for hundreds of years. However, most commentators agree that the conceptualisation and use of the term ... More


Green Victorians

Vicky Albritton and Fredrik Albritton Jonsson

in Green Victorians: The Simple Life in John Ruskin's Lake District

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226339986
eISBN:
9780226340043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226340043.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In 1885, a team of Lake District artisans led by a London barrister crafted a hand-made book that celebrated the revival of preindustrial methods of spinning and weaving in the region. The hand-made ... More


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