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The environmental politics of sacrifice

Michael Maniates

The environmental politics of sacrifice

by Michael Maniates

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Michael Maniates and John M. Meyer
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGE170 .E5774 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 343 p. ;
Number of Pages343
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24476718M
ISBN 10026201436X, 0262514362
ISBN 109780262014366, 9780262514361
LC Control Number2009045912
OCLC/WorldCa463454544

An argument that environmental challenges will only resonate with citizens of affluent postindustrial countries if sustainability concerns emerge from everyday practices. Far-reaching efforts to address environmental issues rarely seem to resonate with citizens of the United States or other wealthy postindustrial societies. In Engaging the Everyday, John Meyer considers this impediment to. “Sacrifice Zones” is Lerner’s call to confront the “environmental racism” of a system that continues to build and maintain these pollution centers while ignoring the massive safety risks.

“This is the best undergraduate text devoted to environmental communication. It’s the standard book for an introduction to the field.” —Jeffrey L. Courtright, Illinois State University The Fifth Edition of the award-winning Environmental Communication and the Public Sphere remains the most comprehensive introductory text in the growing field of environmental communication. "In this book, Terry Eagleton offers a fascinating interpretation of sacrifice as an affirmation of personal and social transformation. Radical Sacrifice is a salutary reminder of the abiding fecundity of Marxist approaches to the Christian those who may not accept Eagleton’s view of sacrifice will inevitably enjoy the intellectual tour de force he presents and benefit from.

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The environmental politics of sacrifice by Michael Maniates Download PDF EPUB FB2

The concept of sacrifice has been curiously unexamined in both activist and academic conversations about environmental politics, and this book is the first to confront it directly. The chapters bring a variety of disciplinary perspectives to the topic.

The Environmental Politics of Sacrifice puts “sacrifice” firmly into the conversation about effective environmental politics and policies, insisting that activists and scholars do more than change the subject when the idea is : John M. Meyer.

An argument that the idea of sacrifice, with all its political baggage, opens new paths to environmental sustainability. The idea of sacrifice is the unspoken issue of environmental politics/5.

The Environmental Politics of Sacrifice challenges these assumptions, arguing that they limit our policy options, weaken our ability to imagine bold action for change, and blind us to the ways sacrifice already figures in everyday life.

The concept of sacrifice has been curiously unexamined in both activist and academic conversations about environmental politics, and this book is the first to confront it by: The environmental politics of sacrifice.

[Michael Maniates; John M Meyer;] -- This work provides an argument that the idea of sacrifice, with all its political baggage, opens new paths to environmental sustainability. The Environmental Politics of Sacrifice puts "sacrifice" firmly into the conversation about effective environmental politics and policies, insisting that activists and scholars do more than change the subject when the idea is introduced/5(9).

Book Review: The Environmental Politics of Sacrifice Article in Organization & Environment 24(3) November with 9 Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Teena Gabrielson. II Seeing Sacrifice in Everyday Life 5 Ordinary and Extraordinary Sacrifices: Religion, Everyday Life, and Environmental Practice.

Especially in relation to 6 The Sacred and the Profane in the Ecological Politics of Sacrifice. If progress is synonymous with increased 7 Consumer Sovereignty. The author further elaborates on how democratic politics of sacrifice are possible and important. Self-interest in the contemporary discourse of sacrifice is examined closely, and it is argued that self-interest is the core of : John M.

Meyer. Last night I appeared on a panel here at AU with the editors and contributors to the bold new book "The Environmental Politics of Sacrifice." The goal of the book is to raise a discussion about Author: Matthew C.

Nisbet. The idea of sacrifice is the unspoken issue of environmental politics. Politicians, the media, and many environmentalists assume that well-off populations won't make sacrifices now for future environmental benefits and won't change their patterns and perceptions of consumption to make ecological room for the world's three billion or so poor eager to improve their standard of living.

Environmentalism, political and ethical movement that seeks to improve and protect the quality of the natural environment through changes to environmentally harmful human activities; through the adoption of forms of political, economic, and social organization that are thought to be necessary for, or at least conducive to, the benign treatment.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. JSTOR is a digital library of academic journals, books, and primary sources. Throughout this book, “sacrifice” has been discussed and understood in different and competing ways. Some see it as a negative postulation and others as a positive and effective idea, but it has mostly been forced and hidden.

The varied opinions about it make sacrifice an important notion for those who pursue political change for environmental : Michael Maniates. The democratic structure of environmental conflict.

Verbal presentation at the 86th Annual Southern Political Science Association (SPSA) Conference, New Orleans, LA. Ellis, E. (, September-October). Non-domination and environmental politics: Against extractive minority rule.

Verbal presentation at the Australian Political Studies. Anthropocene Poetics Deep Time, Sacrifice Zones, and Extinction. • Anthropocene Poetics puts a concern with deep time at the center, Exposed Environmental Politics and Pleasures in Posthuman Times A bold call to approach environmentalism from the inside out.

Karen Litfin, Ph.D. is Associate Professor of political science at the University of Washington. She received her Ph.D.

from UCLA in Karen’s first two books were Ozone Discourses: Science and Politics in Global Environmental Cooperation (Columbia University Press, ) and The Greening of Sovereignty in World Politics (MIT Press, ).

She has also written on the politics of earth. The idea and practice of sacrifice play a profound role in religion, ethics, and politics.

In this brief book, philosopher Moshe Halbertal explores the meaning and implications of sacrifice, developing a theory of sacrifice as an offering and examining the relationship between sacrifice, ritual, violence, and love. A sacrifice zone or sacrifice area (often termed a national sacrifice zone or national sacrifice area) is a geographic area that has been permanently impaired by environmental damage or economic disinvestment, often through locally unwanted land use (LULU).

These zones are most commonly found in low-income and minority communities. Commentators including Chris Hedges, Joe Sacco, and .View our complete catalog of authoritative Environment and Sustainability related book titles and textbooks published by Routledge and CRC Press.Sacrifice Zones joins hundreds of environmental justice books that provide compelling evidence for government to take immediate action rather than waiting and watching while mostly African Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans and Alaska Natives, and working-class whites needlessly suffer.

Lerner’s case studies illustrate that African.