Show simple item record

dc.contributor.editorClapperton, Jonathan
dc.contributor.editorPiper, Liza
dc.date.accessioned2019-01-18T16:43:32Z
dc.date.available2019-01-18T16:43:32Z
dc.date.issued2019-01
dc.identifier.citationClapperton, J., & Piper, L. (2019). Environmental activism on the ground: small green and indigenous organizing. Calgary, AB: University of Calgary Press.eng
dc.identifier.isbn9781773850047
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1880/109482
dc.description.abstractEnvironmental Activism on the Ground draws upon a wide range of interdisciplinary scholarship to examine small-scale, local environmental activism, paying particular attention to Indigenous experiences. It illuminates the questions that are central to the ongoing evolution of the environmental movement while reappraising the history and character of late twentieth and early twenty-first-century environmentalism in Canada, the United States, and beyond. This collection considers the different ways in which Indigenous and non-Indigenous activists have worked to achieve significant change. It examines attempts to resist exploitative and damaging resource developments, and the establishment of parks, heritage sites, and protected areas that recognize the indivisibility of cultural and natural resources. It pays special attention to the thriving environmentalism of the 1960s through the 1980s, an era which saw the rise of major organizations such as Greenpeace along with the flourishing of local and community-based environmental activism. Environmental Activism on the Ground emphasizes the effects of local and Indigenous activism, offering lessons and directions from the ground up. It demonstrates that the modern environmental movement has been as much a small-scale, ordinary activity as a large-scale, elite one. With Contributions By: Jonathan Clapperton, Jessica M. DeWitt, Sterling Evans, Zoltán Grossman, Tobasonakwut Peter Kinew, Mark Leeming, Mark J. McLauchlin, Liza Piper, John R. Welsch, Anna J. Willow, and Frank Zelko.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherUniversity of Calgary Presseng
dc.rightsAttribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives 4.0 International*
dc.rights.urihttps://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0*
dc.subjectEnvironmentalismeng
dc.subjectActivismeng
dc.subjectEnvironmenteng
dc.titleEnvironmental Activism on the Ground: Small Green and Indigenous Organizingeng
dc.typebook
dc.description.refereedYeseng
dc.publisher.urlhttp://press.ucalgary.ca/en
dc.publisher.urlhttp://press.ucalgary.ca/eng
dc.publisher.institutionUniversity of Calgaryen_US


Files in this item

Thumbnail
Thumbnail
Thumbnail
Thumbnail
Thumbnail
Thumbnail
Thumbnail
Thumbnail
Thumbnail
Thumbnail
Thumbnail
Thumbnail
Thumbnail
Thumbnail
Thumbnail

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show simple item record

Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives 4.0 International
Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives 4.0 International