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Environmental Politics: A Very Short Introduction

Andrew Dobson

January 2016

ISBN: 9780199665570

152 pages
Paperback
174x111mm

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Very Short Introductions

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Environmental politics is an established part of the political landscape, covering a host of different issues and impacting society, businesses, and individuals. Andrew Dobson explores the various actions, ideas, and dimensions that shape environmental politics - both on a local and global scale - and considers the role it will play in our future.

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Environmental politics is an established part of the political landscape, covering a host of different issues and impacting society, businesses, and individuals. Andrew Dobson explores the various actions, ideas, and dimensions that shape environmental politics - both on a local and global scale - and considers the role it will play in our future.

  • Covers all the principal areas of environmental politics: its origins; ideas; parties; and the international dimension
  • Discussses environmental politics in its historical and comparative context
  • Contains a wide range of lively examples that illustrate the issues environmental politics faces
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - over seven million copies sold worldwide

About the Author(s)

Andrew Dobson

Professor Andrew Dobson taught politics, political theory, and environmental politics at Keele University and the Open University. He is an internationally-recognised authority on environmental politics, and his work has been translated into Spanish, Greek, Korean, Mandarin Chinese and Japanese. Previous books include Citizenship and the Environment (OUP, 2003) and Listening for Democracy: recognition, representation, reconciliation (OUP, 2014).

Table of Contents

    Introduction: What is environmental politics?
    1:Origins
    2:Ideas
    3:Movements, parties, policies
    4:Local and global, North and South
    5:Environmental futures
    Further reading
    Index