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Environmental Conflict and Democracy in Canada

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Preface / Laurie E. Adkin1 Ecology, Citizenship, Democracy / Laurie E. Adkin2 Unsatisfactory Democracy: Conflict over Monsanto's Genetically Engineered Wheat / Peter Andree and Lucy Sharratt3 Regulating Farm Pollution in Quebec: Environmentalists and the Union des producteurs agricoles Contest the Meaning of Sustainable Development / Nathalie Berny, Raymond Hudon, and Maxime Ouellet4 Modern Enclosure: Salmon Aquaculture and First Nations Resistance in British Columbia / Donna Harrison5 Fisheries Privatization versus Community-Based Management in Nova Scotia: Emerging Alliances between First Nations and Non-Native Fishers / Martha Stiegman6 First Nations, ENGOs, and Ontario's Lands for Life Consultation Process / Patricia Ballamingie7 Participation, Information, and Forest Conflict in the Slocan Valley of British Columbia / Darren R. Bardati8 The Limits of Integrated Resource Management in Alberta for Aboriginal and Environmental Groups: The Northern East Slopes Sustainable Resource and Environmental Management Strategy / Colette Fluet and Naomi Krogman9 Environmental Conflict and Democracy in Bella Coola: Political Ecology on the Margins of Industria / William T. Hipwell10 Privatization, Deregulation, and Environmental Protection: The Case of Provincial Parks in Newfoundland and Labrador / Jim Overton11 Managing Conflict in Alberta: The Case of Forest Certification and Citizen Committees / John R. Parkins12 Beyond the Reach of Democracy? The University and Institutional Citizenship / Jason Found and R. Michael M'Gonigle13 The Myth of Citizen Participation: Waste Management in the Fundy Region of New Brunswick / Susan W. Lee14 Neo-liberalism, Water, and First Nations / Michael Mascarenhas15 Contesting Development, Democracy, and Justice in the Red Hill Valley / Jane Mulkewich and Richard Oddie16 Instant Gentrification: Social Inequality and Brownfields Redevelopment in Downtown Toronto / Cheryl Teelucksingh17 Taking a Stand in Exurbia: Environmental Movements to Preserve Nature and Resist Sprawl / Gerda R. Wekerle, L. Anders Sandberg, and Liette Gilbert18 Democracy from the Trenches: Environmental Conflicts and Ecological Citizenship / Laurie E. AdkinReferencesIndex

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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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Laurie E. Adkin is an associate professor of comparative politics in the Department of Political Science at the University of Alberta.Contributors: Peter Andree, Patricia Ballamingie, Darren R. Bardati, Nathalie Berny, Colette Fluet, Jason Found, Liette Gilbert, Donna Harrison, William T. Hipwell, Raymond Hudon, Naomi Krogman, Susan W. Lee, Michael Mascarenhas, R. Michael M'Gonigle, Jane Mulkewich, Richard Oddie, Maxime Ouellet, James Overton, John R. Parkins, L. Anders Sandberg, Lucy Sharratt, Martha Stiegman, Cheryl Teelucksingh, and Gerda R. Wekerle


In a review of three recent books on environmental policy, including Environmental Conflict and Democracy in Canada, Graeme Auld, Carleton University, School of Public Policy and Administration, says: "Taken together, these volumes are an invaluable contribution to our understanding of the complex challenges environmental problems, new and old, present, even in advanced industrial countries. * Review of Policy Research, Vol 28, Issue 1 *

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