Politicization of Ecological Issues: From Environmental Forms to Environmental Motives

Author:   Gabrielle Bouleau
Publisher:   ISTE Ltd
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Pages:   200
Publication Date:   16 August 2019
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Author:   Gabrielle Bouleau
Publisher:   ISTE Ltd
Imprint:   ISTE Ltd
Dimensions:   Width: 15.80cm , Height: 1.80cm , Length: 23.80cm
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ISBN:  

9781786304810


ISBN 10:   1786304813
Pages:   200
Publication Date:   16 August 2019
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational
Format:   Hardback
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Introduction vii Chapter 1. How Can We Study Environmental Policies? 1 1.1. Interests and limits of an approach to the environment through policy instruments 2 1.2. Defining the environment 6 1.3. Perception of environmental forms and motives 8 1.4. Perception of institutions in the environment 15 1.5. Emerging environmental policy issues 20 Chapter 2. Politicization and Institutionalization of the Environment 23 2.1. Environmental motives between singularity and generality 23 2.2. Putting motives into politics by greening 26 2.3. Frames of environmental forms: the contributions of political ecology 31 2.4. Stabilization of patterns by co-production 41 2.5. A framework for analyzing the politics of environmental motives 43 Chapter 3. Stabilized Motives of Freshwater Quality Control in Europe 49 3.1. The environmental motives of freshwater control policy 50 3.1.1. Self-purification and the sacrificed river, motives for authorizing polluting discharges 53 3.1.2. Fish mortality, a conservative motive for banning pollution 59 3.1.3. Trout, an ambiguous motive between liberalism and nationalism 65 3.1.4. Migratory fish as a motive for banning dams 70 3.1.5. Eutrophication, a European motive 75 3.2. Use of environmental motives in political work 79 3.2.1. Adjustment of political work to the consistency of the environmental motives of the water police 81 3.2.2. Plurality of ontologies of environmental motives in water policing 82 3.2.3. Modalities for implementing the environmental motives of the water quality control in politics 85 Chapter 4. Motives Under Discussion in Two Water Agencies 89 4.1. The water agencies model 92 4.2. Two water agencies as reflected by their institutional and environmental motives 99 4.2.1. Policy divisions between Seine-Normandie and Rhone-Mediterranee and Corse 100 4.2.2. Containment or generalization of the motive for cash flow constraint 103 4.2.3. The crystallization of the Rhone River motive 109 4.2.4. The politicization of the Paris conurbation's motive 113 4.3. Use of motives in political work in both agencies 117 Chapter 5. Motives for Anticipating the Ecological Crisis 123 5.1. The theory of ecological modernization and its motives 124 5.2. The forum for political ideas on the ecological crisis 130 5.2.1. Mapping of the intellectual forum in sociology and political science on the ecological crisis 131 5.2.2. Forum dynamics 134 5.3. The Anthropocene motive 137 Conclusion 143 References 159 Index 185

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Gabrielle Bouleau is a senior researcher in political science at IRSTEA, the French environmental research institute and an associate researcher at the LISIS laboratory at Paris-Est University. Her research addresses the construction of environmental indicators and decisions in the face of decentralization, Europeanization and globalization.

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