2 edition of Environmental conflict and democracy in Canada found in the catalog.
Environmental conflict and democracy in Canada
Includes bibliographical references (p. -353) and index.
|Statement||edited by Laurie E. Adkin.|
|Contributions||Adkin, Laurie E.|
|LC Classifications||GE199.C2 E58 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 371 p. :|
|Number of Pages||371|
|LC Control Number||2009455741|
For a healthy democracy, there should be few things more unthinkable than never-ending conflict, that steady drip-drip of death and destruction that drives militarism, reinforces authoritarianism. Human Rights and Democracy: the Precarious Triumph of Ideals assesses the progress of human rights in and since the 20th Century, against a backdrop of repressive regimes and mass slaughter in a rigorous yet accessible way, writes Claire Overman. Despite some confusing structuring, Todd Landman illustrates the complexities of the human rights agenda in a way that non-experts and experts alike.
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We can debate if Canada's democracy is the best model—but it is surely a democracy, even if one critic got it so wrong By David Moscrop Ap The Peace Tower is seen on Parliament Hill. The book is an expansive and generous look at the complexities, contradictions even, that no honest reflection on progressive politics can set aside. It is structured by a series of binaries at the heart of “democracy” — conflict/consensus, inclusion/exclusion, or expertise/mass opinion, for example.
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In a review of three recent books on environmental policy, including Environmental Conflict and Democracy in Canada, Graeme Auld, Carleton University, School of Public Policy and Administration, says: "Taken together, these volumes are an invaluable contribution to our understanding of the complex challenges environmental problems, new and old, present, even in advanced Format: Paperback.
Environmental Conflict And Democracy In Canada Download Now. The urgent need to resolve conflicts over forests, fisheries, farming practices, urban sprawl, and greenhouse-gas reductions, among many others, calls for a critical rethinking of the nature of our democracy and citizenship.
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Environmental conflict and democracy in Canada / Laurie E. Adkin, ed. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 1. Environmental protection – Canada--Citizen participation. Environmental policy – Canada – Citizen participation. Human ecology – Canada.
Environmental policy – Canada. Against the environmental conflict literature, the three presenters argued that a far more complex and finely grained analysis of violent conflict and environmental scarcity is in order.
Based on the available statistical data and in-depth case studies, Environmental conflict and democracy in Canada book concluded that there was little evidence to suggest that environmental conflict exists. ‘Democracy and the Environment brings together an impressive array of authors who are well known and influential within environmental politics and policy making.
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It features original scholarly articles, interviews, translations, and book. What is missing from this book is a set of preliminary concepts and contrasts of what is globalization and what is the commons and Earth Democracy. Without any kind of building of these themes the reader is put into a somewhat stressful situation.
Most of what is then followed in the book is bad this and s: Green politics, or ecopolitics, is a political ideology that aims to foster an ecologically sustainable society rooted in environmentalism, nonviolence, social justice and grassroots democracy.
It began taking shape in the western world in the s; since then Green parties have developed and established themselves in many countries around the globe and have achieved some electoral success. Conflicts about air quality and noxious pollutants: This is a key type of environmental conflict – prominent in the literature and in this issue (see Jaggernath ) – that relates to issues pertaining to social justice and the right to live in a healthy environment.
Mix and Shriver () focus on local resident perceptions and concerns. According to Roy Vogt, issues of property rights are at the heart of some of the most contentious debates in Canadian society.
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By Timothy D. Sisk August Of the range of tools available to conflict resolution practitioners to manage intractable conflicts, none of them is arguably more durable over the long term -- yet risky -- than the creation and nurturing of democracy.
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Canada's representative democracy is confronting important challenges. At the top of the list is the growing inability of the national government to perform its most important roles: namely mapping out collective actions that resonate in all regions as well as enforcing these measures/5(6).
borne out, as federal—provincial conflict raged both in the courts and at the ballot box over the meaning and extent of the powers allocated in the constitution to the central and regional governments, respec- -tively. Yet by the end of the 19th century, these disagreements over Parties and Democracy in Canada.
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The contributors represent a wide range of scholarly and professional. This book addresses the nexus between democracy, conflict and human security in a way which recognizes that this is highly political, not technical, terrain. It places at centre stage the fundamental need for democratic practice, and reminds us that in every society, North and South, the democratic project is a long-term, ongoing one.After previous periods of democratic advances in Southeast Asia, a range of developments in individual countries—including Myanmar’s troubled transition, rising authoritarianism in Thailand, and concerns about Indonesia’s democratic erosion—paired with broader trends such as a perceived global democratic rollback and intensifying U.S.-China regional competition, have coalesced to.The first half of this book traces the connections between the changing conceptions of American democracy over the past half-century and the roughly contemporaneous shifts in ideas about the police—linking, on the one hand, the downfall of democratic pluralism and the growing popularity of participatory and deliberative democracy with, on the.