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Technoscience and Environmental JusticeExpert Cultures in a Grassroots Movement

Technoscience and Environmental Justice: Expert Cultures in a Grassroots Movement

Gwen Ottinger and Benjamin R. Cohen (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015790
eISBN:
9780262298407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015790.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Over the course of nearly thirty years, the environmental justice movement has changed the politics of environmental activism and influenced environmental policy. In the process, it has turned the ... More

Toward Sustainable CommunitiesTransition and Transformations in Environmental Policy

Toward Sustainable Communities: Transition and Transformations in Environmental Policy

Daniel A. Mazmanian and Michael E. Kraft (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262134927
eISBN:
9780262255523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262134927.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This analysis of U.S. environmental policy offers a conceptual framework that serves as a roadmap to the array of laws, programs, and approaches developed over the last four decades. Combining case ... More

Traversing Digital BabelInformation, E-Government, and Exchange

Traversing Digital Babel: Information, E-Government, and Exchange

Alon Peled

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027878
eISBN:
9780262319867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027878.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Information sharing failures in the public sector present a critical challenge to the modern information state that costs lives and billions of dollars annually. The book presents a thorough ... More

Undone ScienceSocial Movements, Mobilized Publics, and Industrial Transitions

Undone Science: Social Movements, Mobilized Publics, and Industrial Transitions

David J. Hess

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035132
eISBN:
9780262336444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035132.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This book examines research at the intersection of two literatures—social movement studies and science and technology studies—and it argues that it is now possible to develop a theoretical synthesis ... More

Unmaking the BombA Fissile Material Approach to Nuclear Disarmament and Nonproliferation

Unmaking the Bomb: A Fissile Material Approach to Nuclear Disarmament and Nonproliferation

Harold A. Feiveson, Alexander Glaser, Zia Mian, and Frank N. von Hippel

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027748
eISBN:
9780262319188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027748.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

The global stockpile, continued production and use of plutonium and highly enriched uranium – the fissile materials that are the essential ingredients of nuclear weapons – facilitates proliferation, ... More

Voluntary ProgramsA Club Theory Perspective

Voluntary Programs: A Club Theory Perspective

Matthew Potoski and Aseem Prakash (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262162500
eISBN:
9780262259132
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262162500.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The growth of voluntary programs has attracted the attention of policymakers, nongovernmental organizations, and scholars. Thousands of firms around the world participate in these programs, in which ... More

Water, Place, and Equity

Water, Place, and Equity

John M. Whiteley, Helen Ingram, and Richard Warren Perry (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262232715
eISBN:
9780262286107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262232715.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Many predict that by the end of the twenty-first century water will dominate world natural resources politics as oil does at the beginning. Access to water is widely regarded as a basic human right, ... More

WMD TerrorismScience and Policy Choices

WMD Terrorism: Science and Policy Choices

Stephen M. Maurer (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012980
eISBN:
9780262259064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012980.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Terrorism by means of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) has been studied for decades — since the Cold War and fears of secret agents with suitcase-sized atomic bombs. Although WMD research has ... More

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