History of the Australian Environment Movement

Paperback | April 13, 1999

byDrew Hutton, Libby Connors

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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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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.

Libby Connors is the author of Warrior which won a Queensland Premier¿s Award for a Work of State Significance 2015.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:348 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.79 inPublished:April 13, 1999Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:052145686X

ISBN - 13:9780521456869

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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.