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Justice and the Environment: Conceptions of Environmental Sustainability and Theories of Distributive Justice

Andrew Dobson

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294955
eISBN:
9780191599071
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294956.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Environmental sustainability and social, or distributive, justice are both widely regarded as desirable social objectives. But can we assume that they are compatible with each other? This book ... More


Fairness and Futurity: Essays on Environmental Sustainability and Social Justice

Andrew Dobson (ed.)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294894
eISBN:
9780191599064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294891.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Contributors to this edited book consider the normative issues at stake in the relationship between environmental sustainability and social justice. If future generations are owed justice, what ... More


Three Conceptions of Environmental Sustainability

Andrew Dobson

in Justice and the Environment: Conceptions of Environmental Sustainability and Theories of Distributive Justice

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294955
eISBN:
9780191599071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294956.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Three conceptions of environmental sustainability are described and assessed. These take the form of a typology produced by a survey of the different answers to the generic questions common to any ... More


‘Critical Natural Capital’ and Social Justice (Part Ii)

Andrew Dobson

in Justice and the Environment: Conceptions of Environmental Sustainability and Theories of Distributive Justice

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294955
eISBN:
9780191599071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294956.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Continues the examination of sustainability as the maintenance of critical natural capital, and its compatibility with the objective of social justice. Suggests that the tendency of justice to deal ... More


Introduction

Andrew Dobson

in Fairness and Futurity: Essays on Environmental Sustainability and Social Justice

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294894
eISBN:
9780191599064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294891.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Andrew Dobson offers an overview of the relationship between environmental sustainability and social justice. He suggests that there are three areas in which the discourses of these two social ... More


Conclusion

Andrew Dobson

in Justice and the Environment: Conceptions of Environmental Sustainability and Theories of Distributive Justice

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294955
eISBN:
9780191599071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294956.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Establishes that discourses of sustainability and justice may be related in three ways: the environment as something to be distributed; justice as functional for sustainability; ‘justice to the ... More


‘Critical Natural Capital’ and Social Justice (Part I)

Andrew Dobson

in Justice and the Environment: Conceptions of Environmental Sustainability and Theories of Distributive Justice

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294955
eISBN:
9780191599071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294956.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Explores the relationship between the first conception of sustainability and distributive justice, and examines the compatibility between them. The key sustainability question is ‘what is to be ... More


‘Irreversibility’ and Social Justice

Andrew Dobson

in Justice and the Environment: Conceptions of Environmental Sustainability and Theories of Distributive Justice

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294955
eISBN:
9780191599071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294956.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Considers the second conception of environmental sustainability, in which ‘irreversible nature’ (such as species) is the thing to be sustained into the future. In Ch. 5, it was pointed out that ... More


Environmental Politics and Distributive Justice

Andrew Dobson

in Justice and the Environment: Conceptions of Environmental Sustainability and Theories of Distributive Justice

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294955
eISBN:
9780191599071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294956.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Surveys the relationship between social justice and environmental sustainability through the lenses of the ‘environmental‐justice’ and ‘sustainable‐development’ movements. The objectives of these ... More


Sustainability: Should We Start from Here?

Alan Holland

in Fairness and Futurity: Essays on Environmental Sustainability and Social Justice

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294894
eISBN:
9780191599064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294891.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Alan Holland asks whether ‘sustainability’ will deliver the protection of nature. As long as it is taken to mean the extending of human welfare into the future, it may not, he argues, since this does ... More


Ecology and Opportunity: Intergenerational Equity and Sustainable Options

Bryan Norton

in Fairness and Futurity: Essays on Environmental Sustainability and Social Justice

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294894
eISBN:
9780191599064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294891.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Bryan Norton suggests that there are two ways of answering the sustainability question, ‘what to sustain?’ They are ‘utility comparison’ and ‘listing stuff’. While preferable to the former, the ... More


Regulating from Nowhere: Environmental Law and the Search for Objectivity

Douglas A. Kysar

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300120011
eISBN:
9780300163308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300120011.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Drawing insight from a diverse array of sources—including moral philosophy, political theory, cognitive psychology, ecology, and science and technology studies—this book offers a new theoretical ... More


Pro-Environmental Organizational Culture and Climate

Thomas A. Norton, Hannes Zacher, and Neal M. Ashkanasy

in The Psychology of Green Organizations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199997480
eISBN:
9780190272364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199997480.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter reviews the concepts of organizational culture and climate and applies them to environmental sustainability. Though culture and climate are often used interchangeably, the chapter ... More


Cradle-to-Cradle and Innovation

Hussein ElKersh and Salah M. El-Haggar

in Sustainability and Innovation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789774166471
eISBN:
9781617976803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166471.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explores the cradle-to-cradle (C2C) concept and its practicality for promoting sustainable product development. It suggests ways to apply the third principle of the C2C concept, ... More


Why Multinational Corporations Still Need to Keep It Local: Environment, Operations, and Ownership in the Hospitality Industry

Jie J. Zhang, Nitin R. Joglekar, and Rohit Verma

in Constructing Green: The Social Structures of Sustainability

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019415
eISBN:
9780262315388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019415.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

While the goal of environmental sustainability provides positive global impact, its implementation should consider the inherent variations in the local environmental, social, and economic contexts. ... More


Introduction

Sue Oreszczyn and Andy Lane

in Mapping Environmental Sustainability: Reflecting on Systemic Practices for Participatory Research

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447331575
eISBN:
9781447331599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331575.003.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book aims to provide more detail on research processes that involve complex environmental situations than would normally ... More


Evaluating diagramming as praxis

Martin Reynolds

in Mapping Environmental Sustainability: Reflecting on Systemic Practices for Participatory Research

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447331575
eISBN:
9781447331599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331575.003.0009
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

In this chapter, the author addresses failures with interventions addressing complex issues of sustainability and the need, at all levels, for evaluation of interventions. He notes the lack of ... More


Engaging the Everyday: Environmental Social Criticism and the Resonance Dilemma

John M. Meyer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028905
eISBN:
9780262327107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028905.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Addresses a central dilemma facing efforts to promote environmental sustainability: while environmental challenges including climate change threaten the very fabric of our lives, ambitious efforts to ... More


Abu Dhabi’s Natural Sustainability Complex

Mari Luomi

in The Gulf Monarchies and Climate Change: Abu Dhabi and Qatar in an Era of Natural Unsustainability

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199387526
eISBN:
9780190214142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199387526.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The chapter provides a broad analysis of the so-called “natural sustainability complex”, or Abu Dhabi’s general context of political economy of natural resources, top decision-makers, and structures ... More


Mapping Environmental Sustainability: Reflecting on Systemic Practices for Participatory Research

Sue Oreszczyn and Andy Lane (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447331575
eISBN:
9781447331599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331575.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

Environmental sustainability involves the interaction of a number of complex adaptive systems that rely on an understanding of human relationships and perspectives that are widely contested. This ... More


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