Environmental Advocacy & Activism

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Nuclear Waste Management in Canada

Critical Issues, Critical Perspectives

UBC Press

Nuclear Waste Management in Canada encourages critical thought and discussion about energy generation and waste management by exploring not only the technical but also the social and ethical aspects of the problem.

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Mining, the Environment, and Indigenous Development Conflicts

The University of Arizona Press

This book gets to the heart of mining resource conflicts in examining why indigenous communities support mining development on their lands in some cases but not in others.

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Environmental Conflict and Democracy in Canada

Edited by Laurie E. Adkin
UBC Press

This path-breaking collection brings together environmental politics and democratic theory to reveal the deficits of citizenship and how democracy must be extended to achieve a socially just, ecologically sustainable society in Canada.

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Pedaling Revolution

How Cyclists Are Changing American Cities

Oregon State University Press

An exploration of the growth of the biking movement and its impact on civil and regional planning, transportation, and public health.

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Environmentalism in Popular Culture

Gender, Race, Sexuality, and the Politics of the Natural

The University of Arizona Press

In this thoughtful and highly readable book, Noël Sturgeon illustrates the myriad and insidious ways in which American popular culture depicts social inequities as “natural” and how our images of “nature” interfere with creating solutions to environmental problems that are just and fair for all.

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Beyond Mothering Earth

Ecological Citizenship and the Politics of Care

UBC Press

Provides an original and empirically grounded understanding of women’s involvement in quality-of-life activism.

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