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Citizens, Experts, and the Environment

The Politics of Local Knowledge

by Frank Fischer

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  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Duke University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political science & theory,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Environmental Studies,
  • Political Science,
  • Public Policy - General,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Political Science/European Pol,
  • Public Policy,
  • Civics & Citizenship,
  • Citizen participation,
  • Environmental policy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9535817M
    ISBN 100822326221
    ISBN 109780822326229

      Nichols argues that the “protective swaddling environment of the modern university infantilizes students,” and suggests that today’s populism has magnified disdain for elites and experts of. The book is not all lighthearted--George points out fairly early on that billion people in the world don't have sanitation (as of , when this book was first published). And then she puts that into context for first-world readers: "I don't mean that they have no toilet in their house and must use a public one with queues and fees.

    Cogan, Sharpe and Hertberg, in the book The Practice of State and Regional Planning provide a concise overview of citizen participation in the planning process (So, et al, p. ). Following is a summary of their discussion. Dr. Mark J. Smith is author or editor of numerous books including Ecologism: Towards Ecological Citizenship (), Social Science in Question (), Thinking through the Environment (), Rethinking State Theory () and articles on environment, politics and corporate responsibility. Dr. Piya Pangsapa is the author of Textures of Struggle () as well as articles on migration, women's.

    Smarter Citizens, Smarter State is a valuable contribution to a debate that will continue as technology plays an increasing role in almost every aspect our lives. –J. P. O’Malley, New Internationalist; A ringing call to arms for anyone who believes that government is busted and citizens .   A Very Important Day by Maggie Rugg Harold Join twelve families in New York City as they celebrate the momentous day they officially become citizens. A is for Activist by Innosanto Nagara Fun rhymes and vibrant illustrations make it easy for parents to introduce their youngest readers to social justice, compassion, and caring for : Sarah Aadland.


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The tension between professional expertise and democratic governance has become increasingly significant in Western politics. Environmental politics in particular is a hotbed for citizens who actively challenge the imposition of expert theories that ignore forms of local knowledge that can help to relate technical facts to social values/5(28).

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About the author. The tension between professional expertise and Experts governance has become increasingly significant in Western politics.

Environmental politics in particular is a hotbed for citizens who actively challenge the imposition of expert theories that ignore forms of local knowledge that can help to relate technical facts to social values. Louisiana annually reports over eight tons of toxic waste for each citizen.

Uneasy Alchemy examines the role of experts―lawyers, economists, health professionals, and scientists―in the struggles for environmental justice in the state's infamous Chemical Corridor or "Cancer Alley."Cited by: In "Citizens, Experts, and the Environment" Frank Fischer explores this often strained interaction between technical environmental experts and citizen participants and proposes a new model of politics based on participatory inquiry and citizen-expert : Fischer, Frank.

Frank Fischer has 63 books on Goodreads with ratings. Frank Fischer’s most popular book is Citizens, Experts, and the Environment: The Politics of Lo.

izens and experts can be restructured to better facilitate an epistemo-logical integration of both expert and citizen knowledge(s). Finally, it looks at the kinds of institutional reforms that can encourage and facilitate such practices. The analysis is developed in four parts.

Part 1 sets the stage with aFile Size: KB. Citizens, Experts, and the Environmental Studies synthesizes the most important work on lay ways of knowing and makes major theoretical contributions to the field This is an ideal book"--David N. Pellow "Contemporary Sociology "4/5(1). Buy Citizens, Experts, and the Environment by Frank Fischer from Waterstones today.

Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Pages: Citizens, Experts, and the Environmental Studies synthesizes the most important work on lay ways of knowing and makes major theoretical contributions to the field This is an ideal book".

He is the author of Evaluating Public Policy and Technocracy and the Politics of Expertise, among other books, and has coedited a number more, including The Argumentative Turn in Policy Analysis and Planning, also published by Duke University Press, and Living with Nature: Environmental Politics and Cultural Discourse.

Meanwhile, citizens may find themselves labelled as `ignorant' in environmental matters. In Citizen Science Alan Irwin provides a much needed route through the fraught relationship between science, the public and the environmental by: Book Description.

We are all concerned by the environmental threats facing us today. Environmental issues are a major area of concern for policy makers, industrialists and public groups of many different kinds. While science seems central to our understanding of such threats, the statements of scientists are increasingly open to challenge in.

Claims that the problematic communication gap between experts and ordinary citizens is best remedied by a renewal of local citizen participation in deliberative structures. This study will interest political scientists, public policy practitioners, sociologists, scientists, environmentalists, activists, urban planners, and public administrators.

Subscribe. Sign up with your email address to receive news and updates. expert commentary increases. By contrast, knowledge gaps based upon income and age shrink considerably when the environment provides contextual coverage.

Differences in knowledge due to race and gender are unaffected by the environmental measures used in this study. Thus, the environment does not have a uniform effect. Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution is a book by the historian Simon Schama, published inthe bicentenary of the French Revolution.

"The terror," declared Schama in the book, "was merely with a higher body count; violence was not just an unfortunate side effect it was the Revolution's source of collective was what made the Revolution revolutionary."Author: Simon Schama.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. But the citizen-expert dichotomy appears fallacious when it is examined in light of the ways citizens actually participate in environmental policy making.

The dichotomy overlooks the fact that citizens express their perception of risk largely through organized citizen groups, and that these groups employ and have access to many by:.

To reach any of these experts, please call the Press Office at ()()or () If.Promoting environmental citizenship as a path to achieving sustainability—encouraging people to act according to the public environmental good—offers an alternative to the mainly market-based incentives used by most governments today.

This book considers the theory and practice of environmental citizenship, the obstacles to its realization, and the opportunities it presents for bringing.“Public Citizen, the Sentinel of Democracy,” a book published intakes readers through the years and highlights the most salient accomplishments by the first generation of Public Citizen leaders – achievements that have altered the American marketplace, government and political culture in ways that reverberate today.