Smith, Mark J. and Pangsapa, Piya (2008). Environment and Citizenship: Integrating Justice, Responsibility and Civic Engagement. London : Zed Books.
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About the book: The book demonstrates how awareness of environmental hazards, injustices and new forms of risk is only effective when it generates strategies for political change. It examines how environmental movements have become increasingly involved in governance processes at the national, regional and intergovernmental levels, in contexts such as the EU, UN and LA21 initiatives.
The authors argue that while 'rights-discourse' has highlighted the status of specific identities, taking account of obligation prompts a consideration of social, cultural, political, economic and environmental injustices. Tackling these injustices demands a concern with both entitlements and obligations of all relevant parties and constituencies.
|Item Type:||Authored Book|
|Copyright Holders:||2008 Mark J. Smith and Piya Pangsapa|
|Extra Information:||Also available in Chinese|
|Keywords:||environment; citizenship; justice; civic engagement; responsibility; virtues; Asia; Europe; America;|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Social Sciences > Politics and International Studies
|Interdisciplinary Research Centre:||Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG)|
|Depositing User:||Mark J. Smith|
|Date Deposited:||29 Oct 2008 02:38|
|Last Modified:||14 Jan 2016 17:19|
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