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Handbook of Anti-Environmentalism

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Handbook of Anti-Environmentalism

9781839100215 Edward Elgar Publishing
Edited by David Tindall, Professor, Department of Sociology, University of British Columbia, Canada, Mark C.J. Stoddart, Professor, Department of Sociology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada and Riley E. Dunlap, Dresser Professor and Regents Professor of Sociology Emeritus, Oklahoma State University, US
Publication Date: March 2022 ISBN: 978 1 83910 021 5 Extent: c 512 pp
This thought-provoking Handbook provides a theoretical overview of the wide variety of anti-environmentalisms and offers an integrative research agenda for future research on the topic. Probing the ways in which groups have organized to oppose environmental movements and pro-environmental policies in recent decades, it examines those involved in these countermovements and studies their motivations and support systems. This Handbook explores core topics in the field, including contestation over climate change, wind power, mining, forestry, food sovereignty, oil and gas pipelines and population issues.

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This thought-provoking Handbook provides a theoretical overview of the wide variety of anti-environmentalisms and offers an integrative research agenda for future research on the topic. Probing the ways in which groups have organized to oppose environmental movements and pro-environmental policies in recent decades, it examines those involved in these countermovements and studies their motivations and support systems.

International contributors investigate the ways in which anti-environmentalism differs across regions and by the nature of the issue, alongside unique coverage of the critiques of environmental movements coming from sources that are not anti-environmental. This Handbook explores core topics in the field, including contestation over climate change, wind power, mining, forestry, food sovereignty, oil and gas pipelines and population issues. Chapters also analyse our understanding of countermovements, the effect of public opinion on environmental policy, and original empirical case studies from North America, Oceania, Europe and Asia.

Taking a multidisciplinary approach, the Handbook of Anti-Environmentalism will be a key resource for scholars and students of environmental politics and policy, environmental sociology, environmental governance and social movements.
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‘Over the last decades, many systematic accounts have been provided of the main social and political movements currently active on the globe. Far less attention has been paid to their opponents and critics. Focusing on reactions to environmental movements, and edited by three foremost analysts of environmental politics, this Handbook is likely to have an impact which goes well beyond that particular field. It will appeal to all those interested in the study of “counter-movements” at large.’
– Mario Diani, University of Trento, Italy

‘In an era where scientific misinformation and disinformation are proliferating globally, there is a clear and pressing need for this state-of-the-art overview of anti-environmental actors, messages and campaigns. The editors of the Handbook have assembled a stellar roster of international contributors who interrogate every aspect of the problem from media framing, to climate denial networks, to neoliberal governance. Highly recommended to university libraries and to environmental activists and scholars.’
– John Hannigan, University of Toronto, Canada
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Contributors include: Aleksandra Afanasyeva, S. Harris Ali, Kerry Ard, Valerie Berseth, Vanessa Bible, Ian R. Carrillo, William K. Carroll, Shannon Daub, Debra J. Davidson, Patrick Doreian, Riley E. Dunlap, Joe Gray, Shane Gunster, James Hoggan, Paige Kelly, Helen Kopnina, James S. Krueger, Victor W.Y. Lam, Adam Lucas, Martin C. Lukas, Ruth E. McKie, Pamela McMullin-Messier, David S. Meyer, Andrej Mrvar, Petr Ocelík, Hayriye Özen, John Parkins, Nicolas Scott, Suzanne Staggenborg, Mark C.J. Stoddart, David Tindall, Todd E. Vachon, Haydn Washington, Tiffany Williams
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