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Environmental Justice and the New Pluralism: The Challenge of Difference for Environmentalism

David Schlosberg


In this first ever theoretical treatment of the environmental justice movement, David Schlosberg demonstrates the development of a new form of ‘critical’ pluralism, in both theory and practice. Taking into account the evolution of environmentalism and pluralism over the course of the century, Schlosberg argues that the environmental justice movement and new pluralist theories now represent a considerable challenge to both conventional pluralist thought and the practices of the major groups in the US environmental movement. Much of recent political theory has been aimed at how to acknowledge an ... More

Keywords: communication, diversity, environment, environmental justice, environmental movement, environmentalism, networked structure, pluralism, political practice, United States

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2002 Print ISBN-13: 9780199256419
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003 DOI:10.1093/0199256411.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David Schlosberg, author
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Northern Arizona University
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