History of the Australian Environment Movement

by Drew Hutton, Libby Connors

Cambridge University Press | April 13, 1999 | Trade Paperback

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This book traces the environment movement in Australia from the first visionaries who pressed for preservation of native fauna and for sanitation in cities to a mass social movement that challenges the most powerful interests in society. It covers the major environmental issues that have been at the forefront of Australian politics since the 1960s.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 348 Pages, 5.91 × 8.66 × 0.79 in

Published: April 13, 1999

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 052145686X

ISBN - 13: 9780521456869

Found in: Renaissance

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History of the Australian Environment Movement

History of the Australian Environment Movement

by Drew Hutton, Libby Connors

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 348 Pages, 5.91 × 8.66 × 0.79 in

Published: April 13, 1999

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 052145686X

ISBN - 13: 9780521456869

Table of Contents

Introduction; Part I. The First Wave: 1860s to World War II: 1. The professional base; 2. Sane citizens and sanatarians; Part II. The Second Wave Builds: World War II to 1972: 3. Old meets new; Part III. The Campaigning Movement: 1973-1983; 4. Taking to the streets; 5. Taking to the bush; Part IV. The Professional Movement: 1983-1990: 6. Fighting for wilderness; 7. Urban issues and pollution; 8. Green politics; Part V. The Green Momentum Falters: 1990-1998; 9. Neo-liberalism and the green agenda; Epilogue.

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This book traces the environment movement in Australia from the first visionaries who pressed for preservation of native fauna and for sanitation in cities to a mass social movement that challenges the most powerful interests in society. It covers the major environmental issues that have been at the forefront of Australian politics since the 1960s.

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"...a comprehensive study, which opens new perspectives on how far pressures andinitiatives in a divided society can generate change or conflict." John Gullick, Times Literary Supplement
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