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Community, Democracy, and the Environment

Learning to Share the Future

by Jane A. Grant

  • 392 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Central government policies,
  • United States,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Government - U.S. Government,
  • Political Science,
  • Sustainable development,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Public Policy - General,
  • Political Ideologies - Democracy,
  • Public Policy - Environmental Policy,
  • Political Science / Public Policy,
  • Environmental policy,
  • Citizen participation,
  • Energy policy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages146
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7924912M
    ISBN 100742526151
    ISBN 109780742526150
    OCLC/WorldCa52269595

    The Ecology of Democracy: Finding Ways to Have a Stronger Hand in Shaping Our Future is for people who care deeply about their communities and their country but worry about problems that endanger their future and that of their are disappearing, or the jobs people want aren’t available. The Community of Democracies (CoD) is an intergovernmental coalition of states established in Its aim is to bring together governments, civil society and the private sector in the pursuit of the common goal of supporting democratic rules, expand political participation, advance and protect democratic freedoms, and strengthening democratic norms and institutions around the ishment:

    In Community Power and Grassroots Democracy we are able to follow a range of popular organizations and initiatives in grassroots democracy in their formation and their evolution, with their diverse courses of action and modes of internal functioning, and in their ideological articulation and political action. Together, the chapters in this book. This important book provides timely prescriptions for what the world's community of democratic countries should do when open society is threatened in an emerging democratic state.

    The analyses in the book offer an excellent framework to a coherent and dynamic approach in applying/interpreting the laws that need to cover important and sensitive issues of the ever-evolving social environment, focusing on constitutional rights related issues (for Cited by: 5. Denise will draw from her recent book, Energy Democracy: Advancing Equity in Clean Energy Solutions, and we will hear from local panel of experts about work going on in our region to advance community-owned energy and improve access to both energy efficiency and renewable energy.


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Community, Democracy, and the Environment by Jane A. Grant Download PDF EPUB FB2

Community, Democracy, and the Environment explores the character of the community and polity in the United States, reviews the orientations of Americans to the environment and environmental policy, and suggests some directions for how people may better learn to share the future with each other and the other species on the planet.

Deep Democracy: Community, Diversity, and Transformation and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more. Democracy Democracy: Community, Diversity, and Transformation In Democracy period of global crises in differing cultures, a shared environment, and an increasingly globalized political economy, this book provides a clear Cited by: Order a copy and learn more about the book.

Archived audio of the call. J Dr. Jane A. Grant - Community, Democracy and the Environment: Learning to Share the Future Community. Grant joined us via conference call for a Q&A discussion of her book Community, Democracy, and the Environment: Learning to Share the Future.

Learn more about the book. "Community, Democracy, and the Environment looks at the changing character of community and polity in the United States. Jane A. Grant proposes the development of a realm of civil ethics where citizens democratically discuss values, reviews the changing orientations of Americans to the environment and environmental policy, and examines why a new direction in energy policy is critical to our.

Community, Democracy, and the Environment looks the changing character of community and polity in the United States. The book proposes the development of a realm of civil ethics where citizens democratically deliberate about values, reviews the changing orientations of Americans to the environment and environmental policy, and examines why a.

In Community, Democracy, and the Environment, Jane A. Grant advocates for a strong version of sustainable development, which strives for structural changes to current economic, political, and. This is a fine book.' Timothy O'Riordan, Professor of Environmental Science, University of East Anglia, and Associate Director, Centre for Social and Economic Research on the Global Environment.

Civic self-determination and ecological sustainability are widely accepted as two of the most important public goals. Free 2-day shipping. Buy Community, Democracy, and the Environment: Learning to Share the Future (Hardcover) at J J 0 Comments Community, Democracy, Development, Ecology, Environment, New Politics, Sustainability The Kickapoo River valley in Wisconsin, USA was condemned to reckless “development” in the s as a mega-dam flood control project got underway.

Thus, we are launching a chapter-wide book discussion group under the title, “Democracy and the Environment,” to foster a community of readers who care about the importance of democracy in protecting our environment.

Much of the interaction, at its most productive and engaging level, can happen locally—and indeed already has been happening. Deliberative Democracy and the Environment book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Contemporary democracies are frequently critici 1/5(1).

Ap Ap 0 Comments Community, Democracy, Environment, New Politics, Revolutionary Struggle Newts can beat concrete. – if only we manage to build strong alliances with them. This is one of the main lessons from the years long fight against the Notre Dame des Landes airport project in France.

Book Prescribes Community Development for Revitalization of US Economy & Democracy Share Article Just out in paperback, the book "America Beyond Capitalism" describes a mission critical blueprint that uses community as an economic foundation for the rebuilding of our American economy and democracy.

Earth Democracy, while definitely resonating with me philosophically, was a little too touchy-feely and unfocused in my opinion. Nonetheless, the book added to my knowledge base, and intertwined the concepts it claims in its title into an intelligent argument for greater consciousness of the multiple costs modern practices inflict on people and 4/5.

The left’s answer has been to demand more social democracy to combat galloping inequality, while the right has called for the return to traditional values, anchored in the “community”.

The Ecology of Democracy offers insights into where these opportunities might be found and why the work citizens do is so important. The book examines how the work of democracy can be done in ways that put more control in the hands of citizens and help restore the legitimacy of our institutions.

Author of Environment Under Fire: Imperialism and the Ecological Crisis in Central America; Editor of the forthcoming book, The Quest for Ecological Democracy: Movements for Environmental Justice in the United States.

"This anthology brings us the voices of progressives engaged in environmental and occupational health struggles. Community of Democracies (CoD) is a global intergovernmental coalition comprised of the Governing Council member states that support adherence to common democratic values and standards outlined in the Warsaw Declaration.

Read more. Febru Annual Report of the Community of Democracies. Febru What sort of democracy is more likely to sustain environment‐friendly policies. Unlike a number of recent works that have praised representative democracy as the optimal form of democracy for the environment, it is argued that the more deliberative and participatory the democracy the more environment friendly it will be.

It is shown that many environmental activists support such conclusions. Democracy's Edges - edited by Ian Shapiro August This chapter focuses on the changing nature of political community in the context of globalization – in brief, the growing interconnectedness, and intensification of relations, among states and by:.

The Ecology of Democracy, Chapter 6 - Your point of view - 2; The Ecology of Democracy, Chapter 6 - Your point of view - 2.

Submitted by MI Flint 1 Friday, September 4 with your classmates about the democratic process of problem solving as it relates to you in the classroom and in the community.Democracy and environment: congruencies and contradictions in southern Africa Peter A.

Walker* Department of Geography, University of Oregon, Condon Hall, Eugene, ORUSA Abstract Using case studies from Malawi, South Africa, and Mozambique, this paper suggests that there is no necessary relationship between democracy and the.Democracy (Greek: δημοκρατία, The term is derived from the Greek words dēmokratiā, dēmos (“people”) and kratos (“rule”) "rule by [the] people") is a form of government in which the people have the authority to choose their governing people are and how authority is shared among them are core issues for democratic theory, development and constitution.