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Beyond Multiculturalism

Todd A. Eisenstadt and Karleen Jones West.

in Who Speaks for Nature?

May 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Environment. 13360 words.

In this introductory chapter we discuss the assumption of post-materialism championed by Inglehart (1990, 1995): the idea that some groups, such as middle-class urban dwellers, are...

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Can Change Happen?

Daniel J. Fiorino.

in A Good Life on a Finite Earth

February 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Environment. 10771 words.

The logic of green growth—both as issue framing and policy agenda—is compelling only if there is a political path to making it happen. This chapter considers green growth prospects in the...

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Colonialism and the Transformation of Hinterlands

Prakash Kashwan.

in Democracy in the Woods

April 2017; p ublished online February 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Environment. 9744 words.

This chapter examines the variation in the institutional legacies—including the property regimes—of British, German, and Spanish colonial administrations in the hinterlands of India,...

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Conclusion

Prakash Kashwan.

in Democracy in the Woods

April 2017; p ublished online February 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Environment. 8574 words.

This concluding chapter summarizes the findings reported in Democracy in the Woods and offers theoretical insights and critical reflections about political mediation of the equally valued...

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Crude Bargaining

Todd A. Eisenstadt and Karleen Jones West.

in Who Speaks for Nature?

May 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Environment. 16561 words.

In chapter 4, we further explore how individual-level preferences relating to people’s willingness to mobilize in opposition to extraction also impacts collective action. We evaluate...

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Democracy in the Woods

Prakash Kashwan.

April 2017; p ublished online February 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Environment. 328 pages.

How do societies negotiate the apparently competing agendas of environmental protection and social justice? And why do some countries perform much better than others? Democracy in the Woodsnull...

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Does Prior Consultation Diminish Extractive Conflict or Channel It to New Venues?

Todd A. Eisenstadt and Karleen Jones West.

in Who Speaks for Nature?

May 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Environment. 12468 words.

Extending the argument that individual political interests overrule structural identities based on ethnicities or social values, we argue in chapter 3 that mobilization against extraction...

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Ecological Governance

Daniel J. Fiorino.

in A Good Life on a Finite Earth

February 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Environment. 9942 words.

A weakness in the writing about green growth is inattention to governance. This chapter explores the evidence on the role of governance factors on ecological performance among countries....

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Ecology and Economy: Partners or Antagonists?

Daniel J. Fiorino.

in A Good Life on a Finite Earth

February 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Environment. 10053 words.

Ecological policy and politics in the United States and most other countries has turned on the almost inevitable conflicts between ecological and economic goals. US policy recognized this...

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Exploring the Contradiction of Extractive Populism Between Domestic and International Politics in Ecuador

Todd A. Eisenstadt and Karleen Jones West.

in Who Speaks for Nature?

May 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Environment. 12443 words.

Chapter 6 focuses on polycentric pluralism, mostly at the international and national levels, sidelining vulnerability as a principal cause of environmental attitudes. After briefly...

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A Good Life on a Finite Earth

Daniel J. Fiorino.

February 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Environment. 272 pages.

Green growth is the idea that a society’s ecological and economic goals can be pursued as a mutually reinforcing, positive sum. It accepts that economies increase in scale and efficiency,...

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The Green Growth Policy Agenda

Daniel J. Fiorino.

in A Good Life on a Finite Earth

February 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Environment. 11648 words.

The concept of green growth offers both a means of reframing ecology–economy relationships and defining an agenda for change. This chapter sets out the framework for a green growth policy...

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How Science, Religion, and Politics Influence Indigenous Attitudes on Climate Change in Ecuador

Todd A. Eisenstadt and Karleen Jones West.

in Who Speaks for Nature?

May 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Environment. 11740 words.

To assess the influence of science and religion on climate change, in this chapter we analyze our national survey focused on climate change in Ecuador and find that with regard to climate...

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How to Effectively Speak for Nature?

Todd A. Eisenstadt and Karleen Jones West.

in Who Speaks for Nature?

May 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Environment. 7150 words.

Our conclusion strives to reconcile environmentalism as studied via survey responses with environmentalism as studied via social movements. We conclude that these two approaches may seem to...

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Inequality and Green Growth

Daniel J. Fiorino.

in A Good Life on a Finite Earth

February 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Environment. 10855 words.

This chapter examines the role of economic inequality in influencing a society’s capacity for ecological protection and green growth. Its premise is that for two similar political systems...

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Multiculturalism Versus Polycentric Pluralism

Todd A. Eisenstadt and Karleen Jones West.

in Who Speaks for Nature?

May 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Environment. 14038 words.

In this chapter we analyze data from our original nationwide survey in Ecuador and find that respondents do not express concern for the environment in accordance with predictions of...

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Political Mediation of Land Conflicts in the Hinterlands

Prakash Kashwan.

in Democracy in the Woods

April 2017; p ublished online February 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Environment. 8913 words.

This chapter examines the structures of political intermediation — venues that facilitate the engagement of peasant groups and social movements in political and policy processes — in India,...

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The Politics and Political Economy of Forestland Regimes

Prakash Kashwan.

in Democracy in the Woods

April 2017; p ublished online February 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Environment. 11650 words.

This chapter develops a political economy of institutions framework, which facilitates a cross-national, inter-temporal, and cross-scale analysis of the processes and outcomes of...

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Politics of “Development” and National Forestland Regimes

Prakash Kashwan.

in Democracy in the Woods

April 2017; p ublished online February 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Environment. 11604 words.

This chapter demonstrates that political mediation of the contested meanings and politics of development shaped the postcolonial allocation of property rights in the hinterlands of India,...

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Politics of Institutional Change in India’s Forestland Regimes

Prakash Kashwan.

in Democracy in the Woods

April 2017; p ublished online February 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Environment. 11900 words.

This chapter employs institutional and political ethnography to analyze the social and political mobilization that led to the enactment of India’s Forest Rights Act (FRA) in 2006. While the...

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