Environmentalism and the future of progressive politics

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StatementRobert C. Paelke.
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ISBN 100300048262

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Paehlke, professor of political science and environmental and resource studies at Trent University in Ontario, here develops a program for a new political ideology. He shows how environmentalism, which has its roots in the conservation movement that began in the midth century, has evolved into a system of values with the potential to become a powerful force in world by:   In this book Robert C.

Paehlke argues convincingly that it can. Environmentalism, he says, encompasses a comprehensive system of thinking that, when integrated with progressive politics, becomes a useful value structure for making individual life choices, taking collective political action, and deciding a broad range of public policy issues.

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