Environmental Movements In Majority And Minority Worlds: A Global Perspective
Timothy DoyleISBN: 081353495X;
Book Description"This is a marvelous book. Timothy Doyle provides exactly the right balance of evidence and critical judgment to show how environmental movements differ across the globe. More importantly he shows why this matters and does so in an accessible and informative way."?Brian Doherty, author of Ideas and Actions in the Green Movement Environmental movements are among the most vibrant, diverse, and powerful social movements occurring today, across all corners of the globe. They range dramatically from government lobbyists raising campaign funds to save the North American spotted owl; to "Green Warriors" engaging in guerrilla conflict in the mountains of the Philippines; to small landholders and indigenous peoples vowing to die by meeting the waters of the Narmada River in India as it rises due to its damming. Drawing on his primary fieldwork in six countries, environmental researcher Timothy Doyle argues that there is, in fact, no one global environmental movement;...
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