Politics and the Environment
From Theory to Practice, 2nd Edition
Routledge – 2002 – 408 pages
Politics and the Environment has established itself as the most comprehensive textbook in this area. This new edition has been completely revised and updated while retaining the features and theory-to-practice focus which made the first edition so successful.
The book is designed to introduce students to the key concepts and issues vital to the understanding of environmental problems and their political solutions. The authors investigate the people, movements and organizations involved in the shaping of environmental policy and the barriers hindering the development and introduction of successful solutions to environmental problems.
This new edition has been expanded to include:
'This book is by far and away the best undergraduate introductory textbook yet written on environmental poitics.' - John Barry, Environmental Politics
'..an excellent text which deserves the highest readership.' - Dr Paul S. Ganderton, British Ecological Society
'…this book is not only a student reference book but is also very useful for all those interested in the difficult subject of politics and the environment.' - International Journal of Sustainable Development
Introduction: Why Environmental Politics? Part 1: Environmental Thought and Political Action. Part 2: The Background to Environmental Policy. Part 3: Environmental Governance: Global to Local. Conclusion