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Beyond Borders: Environmental Movements and Transnational by Brian Doherty,Timothy Doyle

By Brian Doherty,Timothy Doyle

Globalisation is ready transnational politics. whereas geographical region governments more and more fight with this new politics, which strikes underneath, among and past nationwide borders, others entities like transnational firms have flourished. however it isn't just enterprise which more and more bypasses those conventional limitations. Environmental teams also are relocating notwithstanding this transnational area, and their politics are outlined by way of such characteristics as fluidity, ambiguity and quick alterations in id, challenge and constitution. during this booklet, the politics of environmental routine are awarded as relatively salient examples of those new phenomena.

Drawing on fieldwork from Europe, Asia, the USA, Africa and the center East, the members tackle a variety of trans-national strategies: efforts to build universal agendas transnationally; the diffusion of latest repertoires of environmental protest; the position of environmental teams within the building of recent modes of environmental governance; how neo-liberalism impacts neighborhood environmental activism; proof of transnational affects and pressures on environmental politics in repressive regimes; and the dilemmas of defining questions of environmental justice and post-colonial environmental politics with no suppressing the variations among environmentalism in several countries.

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