The Oxford Handbook of Environmental Political Theory

Hardcover | February 6, 2016

EditorTeena Gabrielson, Cheryl Hall, John M. Meyer

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Set at the intersection of political theory and environmental politics, yet with broad engagement across the environmental social sciences and humanities, The Oxford Handbook of Environmental Political Theory, defines, illustrates, and challenges the field of environmental political theory(EPT).Featuring contributions from distinguished political scientists working in this field, this volume addresses canonical theorists and contemporary environmental problems with a diversity of theoretical approaches. The initial volume focuses on EPT as a field of inquiry, engaging both traditions ofpolitical thought and the academy. In the second section, the handbook explores conceptualizations of nature and the environment, as well as the nature of political subjects, communities, and boundaries within our environments. A third section addresses the values that motivate environmentaltheorists - including justice, responsibility, rights, limits, and flourishing - and the potential conflicts that can emerge within, between, and against these ideals. The final section examines the primary structures that constrain or enable the achievement of environmental ends, as well astheorizations of environmental movements, citizenship, and the potential for on-going environmental action and change.

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Set at the intersection of political theory and environmental politics, yet with broad engagement across the environmental social sciences and humanities, The Oxford Handbook of Environmental Political Theory, defines, illustrates, and challenges the field of environmental political theory(EPT).Featuring contributions from distinguishe...

Teena Gabrielson is Associate Professor of Political Science and teaches political theory at the University of Wyoming. Her work on environmental citizenship, justice, and toxics discourse has been published widely in distinguished scholarly journals such as Environmental Politics, Theory and Event, and Citizenship Studies. Cheryl Ha...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:688 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.98 inPublished:February 6, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199685274

ISBN - 13:9780199685271

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Table of Contents

I. Introduction1. Teena Gabrielson, Cheryl Hall, John M. Meyer, and David Schlosberg: Introducing Environmental Political TheoryII. Environmental Political Theory as a Field of InquiryA. Engaging Traditions of Political Thought2. Harlan Wilson: EPT and the History of Western Political Theory3. Farah Godrej: Culture and Difference: Non-Western Approaches to Defining Environmental Issues4. Piers H.G. Stephens: EPT and the Liberal Tradition5. Peter Cannavo: EPT and Republicanism6. Andrew Biro: Human Nature, Non-Human Nature, and Needs: EPT and Critical TheoryB. Engaging the Academy7. Kimberly Smith: Environmental Political Theory, Environmental Ethics, and Political Science: Bridging the Gap8. Seaton Tarrant and Leslie Paul Thiele: Environmental Political Theory's Contribution to Sustainability Studies9. Romand Coles: EPT and Environmental Action Research TeamsIII. Rethinking Nature and Political SubjectsA. Nature, Environment, and the Political10. Steven Vogel: 'Nature' and the (Built) Environment11. Justin Williams: Theorizing the Nonhuman through Spatial and Environmental Thought12. Samantha Frost: Challenging the Human x Environment Framework13. David Schlosberg: Environmental Management in the AnthropoceneB. Environment, Community, and Boundaries14. Rafi Youatt: Interspecies15. Catriona Sandilands: Floral Sensations: Plant Biopolitics16. Simon Caney: Cosmopolitanism and the EnvironmentIV. Ends, Goals, IdealsA. Sustainability17. Ingolfur Bluhdorn: Sustainability - Post-sustainability - Unsustainability18. Diana Coole: Population, Environmental Discourse, and Sustainability19. Andrew Dobson: Are There Limits to Limits?20. John Barry: Beyond Orthodox Undifferentiated Economic GrowthB. Justice, Rights, and Responsibility21. Steve Vanderheiden: Environmental and Climate Justice22. Kerri Woods: Environmental Human Rights23. Robyn Eckersley: Responsibility for Climate Change as a Structural Injustice24. Giovanna Di Chiro: Environmental Justice and the Anthropocene MemeC. Freedom, Agency, and Flourishing25. Jason Lambacher: The Limits of Freedom and the Freedom of Limits26. Teena Gabrielson: Bodies, Environment, and Agency27. Breena Holland and Amy Linch: Cultivating Human and Non-Human Capabilities for Mutual Flourishing28. Paul Knights and John O'Neill: Consumption and Well-BeingV. Power, Structures, and ChangeA. Identifying Structural Constraints and Possibilities29. Adrian Parr: Capital, Environmental Degradation, and Economic Externalization30. Timothy Luke: Environmental Governmentality31. Matthew Paterson: Political Economy of the Greening of the State32. Mark Brown: Environmental Science and Politics33. Elisabeth Ellis: Democracy as Constraint and Possibility for Environmental Action34. Mark Beeson: Environmental Authoritarianism and China35. John Dryzek: Global Environmental GovernanceB. Theorizing Citizenship, Movements, and Action36. Joan Martinez-Alier: Global Environmental Justice and the Environmentalisms of the Poor37. Kyle Whyte: Indigenous Environmental Movements and the Function of Governance Institutions38. Emily Howard and Sean Parson: Reimagining Radical Environmentalism39. Cheryl Hall: Framing and Nudging for a Greener Future40. Sherilyn Macgregor: Citizenship: Radical, Feminist, and Green41. Lisa Disch: Ecological Democracy and the Co-Participation of Things