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American Environmentalism
The US Environmental Movement, 1970-1990

ISBN 9780844817309
Published April 1, 1992 by Taylor & Francis
136 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1992. Hailed as required reading for environmental sociologist and social movements, this book is written as a scholarly work and from a social science perspective; and is an ideal textbook for environmental courses.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Evolution of the U.S. Environmental Movement from 1970 to 1990: An Overview, Riley E. Dunlap, Angela G. Mertig; Chapter 2 Twenty Years of Environmental Mobilization: Trends Among National Environmental Organizations, Robert Cameron Mitchell, Angela G. Mertig, Riley E. Dunlap; Chapter 3 Not in Our Backyards: The Grassroots Environmental Movement, Nicholas Freudenberg, Carol Steinsapir; Chapter 4 The Quest for Environmental Equity: Mobilizing the African-American Community for Social Change, Robert D. Bullard, Beverly H. Wright; Chapter 5 Deep Ecology and Radical Environmentalism, Bill Devall; Chapter 6 Globalizing Environmentalism: Threshold of a New Phase in International Relations, Lynton K. Caldwell; Chapter 7 Twenty Years of Change in the Environmental Movement: An Insider’s View, Michael McCloskey; Chapter 8 Trends in Public Opinion Toward Environmental Issues: 1965–1990, Riley E. Dunlap;

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Riley E. Dunlap Washington State University, Pullman, Washington. Angela G. Mertig