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Global Green Politics

Global Green Politics


  • Publication planned for: December 2019
  • availability: Not yet published - available from December 2019
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108720571

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  • In light of growing urgency in tackling the global environmental crisis, there is a need for new visions and strategies to ensure a more sustainable and just world. This book provides a comprehensive overview of Green perspectives on a range of global issues, including security, the economy, the state, global governance, development and the environment. Drawing on academic literature on Green political theory, combined with insights from real-world practice and the author's own extensive personal experience, it provides a timely and accessible account of why we need to embrace Green politics in order to tackle the multiple crises facing the world today. Presenting alternative visions and concrete strategies for achieving change, this book will be of interest to activists and policy-makers as well as students of environment, development and politics.

    • Provides comprehensive coverage of Green insights on a range of global issues
    • Combines academic literature, real-world practice and experience, making the book timely and accessible to readers from a range of backgrounds
    • Considers alternative visions and concrete strategies for achieving change, useful for policy-makers and activists
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    Product details

    • Publication planned for: December 2019
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108720571
    • dimensions: 247 x 174 mm
    • contains: 7 b/w illus.
    • availability: Not yet published - available from December 2019
  • Table of Contents

    1. Global Green politics: for the common good
    2. What is green politics?
    3. Green security
    4. Green economy
    5. Green state
    6. Green global governance
    7. Green development
    8. Green sustainability
    9. Conclusions: global politics for the common goal

  • Author

    Peter Newell, University of Sussex
    Peter Newell is a professor of International Relations at the University of Sussex. He has worked on the political economy of the environment for over twenty-five years as a researcher, teacher and activist. As well as holding academic posts at the universities of Sussex, Oxford, Warwick and East Anglia in the UK and FLACSO Argentina, he is a board member of Greenpeace UK, Carbon Market Watch in Brussels and the Greenhouse think-tank in the UK and is co-founder of the Rapid Transition Alliance.

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