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Greece

Maria Kousis

in Environmental Protest in Western Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199252060
eISBN:
9780191601064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252068.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Analysis of 579 environmental protest events in Greece, reported in Eleftherotypia during 1988–97, showed an uneven decline of protest during the decade, an overrepresentation of urban environmental ... More


Environmental Protection: Positive Constitutional Rights in the Late Twentieth Century

Emily Zackin

in Looking for Rights in All the Wrong Places: Why State Constitutions Contain America's Positive Rights

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155777
eISBN:
9781400846276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155777.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter examines the campaigns for constitutional rights to environmental protection. In the 1960s and 1970s, when Congress was passing landmark environmental regulations and an entire executive ... More


Green and Greener: Environmentalism, Agriculture, and GM Plants

C. Neal Stewart

in Genetically Modified Planet: Environmental Impacts of Genetically Engineered Plants

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195157451
eISBN:
9780199790388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157451.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Biotechnology

Ironic in many ways is the opposition that environmental activists have shown toward transgenic crops. They oppose biotechnology in general: today’s transgenic plants that have indirect environmental ... More


Iron Triangles Go Global: The 1982 Debt Crisis and End of the Cold War

Kathryn C. Lavelle

in Legislating International Organization: The US Congress, the IMF, and the World Bank

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199765348
eISBN:
9780199918959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765348.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter investigates the debt stage in the relationship between Congress and the IMF and World Bank that was triggered by the external shocks of the 1982 Mexican default, subsequent Latin ... More


Mexican Americans and Environmental Justice: Change and Continuity in Mexican American Politics

Benjamin Marquez

in Latino Urbanism: The Politics of Planning, Policy and Redevelopment

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814784044
eISBN:
9780814724705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814784044.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter traces the history of the Latina/o environmental justice movement and assesses its future prospects. This movement arose from a break with the mainstream, Anglo-dominated environmental ... More


“We as a People Are Better Than Our Politics”: Allies, Experts, and Adversaries

Peggy Frankland

in Women Pioneers of the Louisiana Environmental Movement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037726
eISBN:
9781621039402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037726.003.0007
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter presents interviews with Charles Elson “Buddy” Roemer, Carroll Wascom, Maureen O’Neill, Kai David Midboe, Dan Borne, Robert Kuehn, Audrey Evans, Paul Templet, Will Collette, and William ... More


“Corporate Security Begins in the Community”: The Social Work of Environmental Management

Marina Welker

in Enacting the Corporation: An American Mining Firm in Post-Authoritarian Indonesia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520282308
eISBN:
9780520957954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282308.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter examines three different enactments of the corporation and their ethical entailments by analyzing an incident in which village residents attacked environmental activists. Environmental ... More


“When Something is Not Right, You Have to Do Something About It”: Career Activists Build Bridges

Peggy Frankland

in Women Pioneers of the Louisiana Environmental Movement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037726
eISBN:
9781621039402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037726.003.0006
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter presents the stories of five women—Sister Helen Vinton, Lorna Bourg, Marylee Orr, Linda King, and Wilma Subra—who established careers in environmental activism, and who made unique ... More


Trade

Ian Johnstone

in The Power of Deliberation: International Law, Politics and Organizations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195394931
eISBN:
9780199894543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394931.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter looks at whether the World Trade Organization (WTO) really is a “technocracy” through the lens of “trade-environment” issues, focusing on the Shrimp-Turtle case. It begins with an ... More


“There was Never a Question of Data”: Perspectives from Ten Years Out

Peggy Frankland

in Women Pioneers of the Louisiana Environmental Movement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037726
eISBN:
9781621039402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037726.003.0008
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter presents some final words from Wilma Subra. Wilma discusses three big disasters that have tested Louisiana since 2000—Hurricane Katrina, Hurricane Rita, and the BP spill—each of which ... More


“We Are Black and White, Rich and Poor”: Crossing Boundaries, Remaking Louisiana

Peggy Frankland

in Women Pioneers of the Louisiana Environmental Movement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037726
eISBN:
9781621039402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037726.003.0002
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter presents the stories of six women—Ann Williams, Rose Jackson, Marietta Herr, Ruth Shepherd, Theresa Robert, and Kay Gaudet—set against the backdrop of decades of racial segregation, the ... More


“You Are Not Somebody Pretending to be a Man”: Success, Politics, and Gender

Peggy Frankland

in Women Pioneers of the Louisiana Environmental Movement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037726
eISBN:
9781621039402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037726.003.0005
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter presents the stories of seven women—Mildred Fossier, Mary McCastle, Florence Gossen, Clara Baudoin, Liz Avants, Les Ann Kirkland, and Mary Tutwiler—demonstrating how their work as women ... More


Conclusion: The Allure and Illusion of Riches

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/9780262034951.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This final chapter consolidates the book’s arguments and findings into a reflection on the limits and dangers of environmentalism of the rich. Policies and programs are producing gains, especially on ... More


Environmental Protest Literature of the Renaissance

Ken Hiltner

in What Else Is Pastoral?: Renaissance Literature and the Environment

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449406
eISBN:
9780801460760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449406.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter considers how thousands of individuals rose up across England in the seventeenth century to defend the newly emerging, endangered countryside, as well as draws attention to issues of ... More


“What a Few People Can Do”: Learning to Advocate for Others

Peggy Frankland

in Women Pioneers of the Louisiana Environmental Movement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037726
eISBN:
9781621039402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037726.003.0004
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter presents the stories of six women—Jessie Price, Gay Hanks, Mary Brasseaux, Florence Robinson, Mary Ellender, and Carol Savoy—whose environmental activism became especially difficult in ... More


“I Know That It was a Revelation from God”: Religion and Environmental Action

Peggy Frankland

in Women Pioneers of the Louisiana Environmental Movement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037726
eISBN:
9781621039402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037726.003.0003
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter presents the stories of five women—Lorena Pospisil, Shirley Goldsmith, Gerry Ardoin, Janice Crador, and Debra Ramirez—whose religious beliefs shaped their environmental actions. Two ... More


“How Could I Stand By?”: Protecting One Place, Protecting Many

Peggy Frankland

in Women Pioneers of the Louisiana Environmental Movement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037726
eISBN:
9781621039402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037726.003.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter describes the environmental activism of seven women in Morgan City in Saint Mary Parish, Louisiana: Sally Herman, Fernell Cryar, Barbara LeLeux, Catherine Holcomb, Monica Laughlin ... More


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