Table of contents for The politics of the environment : ideas, activism, policy / Neil Carter.

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List of figures 12
List of tables 13
List of boxes 14
Preface to the second edition 18
Acknowledgements 20
Abbreviations 22
Glossary 26
1 INTRODUCTION 34
Part I: THEORY: THINKING ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENT 57
2 ENVIRONMENTAL PHILOSOPHY 61
Staking out the territory 64
Holistic perspectives 76
Moral extensionism 92
Conclusion: breaking down the anthropocentric - ecocentric
divide 113
3 GREEN POLITICAL THOUGHT 124
The central ideas of ecologism 127
Traditional political ideologies and the green challenge 184
Neither left nor right, but in front? 207
Part II: PARTIES AND MOVEMENTS: GETTING FROM
HERE TO THERE 217
4 GREEN PARTIES: THE RISE OF A NEW POLITICS? 222
Green party electoral performance: an overview 225
Is there a new politics? 229
The political opportunity structure and green party success 250
Whatever happened to the environment? 272
New challenges 273
Conclusion 278
5 PARTY POLITICS AND THE ENVIRONMENT 284
Green parties in Parliament and Government 286
The 'greening' of established parties 312
Explaining party politicisation 337
Conclusion 342
6 ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS 348
The environmental movement: an audit 351
A typology of environmental groups 354
The institutionalisation of the environmental movement 357
The resurgence of grassroots environmentalism 373
A new civic politics? 387
The impact of the environmental movement 396
Conclusion 405
Part III: ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY: ACHIEVING A
SUSTAINABLE SOCIETY 415
7 THE ENVIRONMENT AS A POLICY PROBLEM 419
Core characteristics of the environment as a policy problem 422
The traditional policy paradigm 437
Political obstacles to change 440
Achieving policy change 459
Conclusion 492
8 SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND ECOLOGICAL MOD-
ERNISATION 497
Sustainable development 499
Ecological modernisation: the practical solution? 565
Conclusion 567
9 GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLITICS 573
The paradox of international co-operation 577
Environmental regimes: the ozone and climate change treaties 582
Accounting for regimes 605
Regime implementation 617
Global environmental politics and sustainable development 626
Conclusion 633
10 GLOBALISATION, TRADE AND THE ENVIRONMENT 641
Globalisation and the environment 643
Trade and the environment 648
NAFTA 656
The European Union 664
Conclusion 667
11 GREENING GOVERNMENT 684
Integration 688
Planning 719
Democracy and participation 735
Conclusion 745
12 POLICY INSTRUMENTS AND IMPLEMENTATION 749
Regulation and regulatory styles 753
Voluntary action 767
Government expenditure 773
Market-based instruments 774
Policy instruments and climate change 794
Conclusion 812
13 CONCLUSION 821
References 839
Index 000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Green movement.
Environmentalism -- Political aspects.
Environmental policy.