2 edition of Citizen environmentalists found in the catalog.
James Lewis Longhurst
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Series||Civil society : historical and contemporary perspectives|
|LC Classifications||GE198.P4 L66 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|ISBN 10||9781584658498, 9781584658597|
|LC Control Number||2009045856|
A Citizen's Guide to the National Environmental Policy Act is a useful resource for individuals who wish to become familiar with NEPA and the CEQ NEPA regulations. This page guide, published in December , describes the NEPA process and provides information on how citizens can get involved. Citizen's Guide. “Environmental Citizen Science: Virtues and Dilemmas” is the first chapter of the book. Kimura and Kinchy explain how the term “citizen science” has become an umbrella term for a variety of practices. They also discuss the complexities found within different varieties of citizen science.
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More than a good read, Citizen Environmentalists is exceptional and purposeful scholarship.” (Charles O.
Jones, Professor Emeritus of Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison)|“Citizen Environmentalists uses an examination of language and a multidisciplinary approach to take the history of the environmental movement in a new : James Longhurst. Using a case study of environmental debates about air pollution in Pittsburgh during the late s and early s, James Longhurst examines larger trends in citizen activism outside party politics, linking those trends with the rights revolution of the late twentieth century.
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Using a case study of environmental debates about air pollution in Pittsburgh during the late s and early s, Citizen environmentalists book Longhurst examines larger trends in citizen activism outside party politics, linking those trends with the rights revolution of the late twentieth century.
He draws upon journalistic accounts, archival documents. The tension between professional expertise and democratic governance has become increasingly significant in Western politics. Environmental politics in particular is a hotbed for citizens who actively challenge the imposition of expert theories that ignore forms of local knowledge that can help to relate technical facts to social values/5(28).
Mary Ellen Hannibal’s Citizen Scientist: Searching for Heroes and Hope in an Age of Extinction is a book that encompasses a depth of ponderings and a wealth of rich detail.
It is one great emotional journey composed of myriad smaller ones, crossing history and the world/5. 'Children, Citizenship and Environment – Nurturing a democratic imagination in a changing world – is a powerful book in terms of the positions presented, questions asked and observations it makes, particularly since they are linked to actual studies involving by: CITIZEN is a difficult book, not because of the language but because of the cumulative effect of purposeful and absent-minded and unaware racist incidents.
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[James Lewis Longhurst] -- Using a case study of environmental debates about air pollution in Pittsburgh during the late s and early s, James Longhurst examines larger trends in citizen activism outside party politics.
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He is the author of Evaluating Public Policy and Technocracy and the Politics of Expertise, among other books, and has coedited a number more, including The Argumentative Turn in Policy Analysis and Planning, also published by Duke University Press, and Living with Nature: Environmental Politics and Cultural Discourse.
'Children, Citizenship and Environment – Nurturing a democratic imagination in a changing world – is a powerful book in terms of the positions presented, questions asked and observations it makes, particularly since they are linked to actual studies involving children.
We are all concerned by the environmental threats facing us today. Environmental issues are a major area of concern for policy makers, industrialists and public groups of many different kinds. While science seems central to our understanding of such threats, the statements of scientists are increasingly open to challenge in this area.
Meanwhile, citizens may find themselves labelled as. Citizen science enlists members of the public to make and record useful observations, such as counting birds in their backyards, watching for the first budding leaf in spring, or measuring local snowfall.
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Environmental politics in particular is a hotbed for citizens who actively challenge the imposition of expert theories that ignore forms of local knowledge that can help to relate technical facts to social information ideologues see the modern increase in.
Inspire curiosity and global connection. New technologies have fueled a global push for citizen science, connecting curious individuals with researchers looking to gather and analyze vast quantities of new data.
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