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By Andrew Dobson,Derek Bell

ISBN-10: 0262025906

ISBN-13: 9780262025904

ISBN-10: 0262524465

ISBN-13: 9780262524469

Promoting environmental citizenship as a route to reaching sustainability -- encouraging humans to behave in keeping with the general public environmental sturdy -- deals an alternative choice to the typically market-based incentives utilized by so much governments this day. This booklet considers the speculation and perform of environmental citizenship, the stumbling blocks to its recognition, and the possibilities it offers for bringing approximately environmental and social sustainability. The multidisciplinary point of view -- drawing on paintings in sociology, political conception, philosophy, psychology, and schooling -- and the diversity of ways (from excessive concept to ethnographic experiences) all converge at the courting among citizenship and sustainability. putting environmental citizenship within the two-thousand-year culture of citizenship itself, the ebook considers the character, chances, and boundaries of citizenship as a manner of selling sustainability.Part I considers the idea and perform of environmental citizenship -- what it truly is and the way it may be completed. half II examines hindrances and possibilities for environmental citizenship. The ebook covers such issues because the necessity of an energetic function for the kingdom, the claims of environmental justice, the democratic capability of on-line participation in rulemaking, and the function of schooling in selling environmental citizenship. The multidisciplinary standpoint and the mix of thought and perform make the booklet excellent for lecture room use.

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