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Green citizenship

Dean, Hartley (2001) Green citizenship. Social Policy and Administration, 35 (3). pp. 490-505. ISSN 1467-9515

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Abstract

This paper firstly describes the influence that environmentalism and ecologism have had upon thinking about citizenship before secondly, moving on to discuss conventional models of citizenship and potential models of Green citizenship. The discussion focuses on the competing moral discourses that inform our understanding of citizenship and concludes by arguing in favour of an eco-socialist citizenship model that would embrace, on the one hand, an ethic of co-responsibility by which collectively to achieve the just distribution of scarce resources and, on the other, an ethic of care through which to negotiate the basis for human interdependency.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/journals/SPOL
Additional Information: This is an electronic version of an Article published in Social Policy and Administration 35(5) pp. 409-505 © 2001 Blackwell Publishing. LSE has developed LSE Research Online so that users may access research output of the School. Copyright © and Moral Rights for the papers on this site are retained by the individual authors and/or other copyright owners. Users may download and/or print one copy of any article(s) in LSE Research Online to facilitate their private study or for non-commercial research. You may not engage in further distribution of the material or use it for any profit-making activities or any commercial gain. You may freely distribute the URL (http://eprints.lse.ac.uk) of the LSE Research Online website.
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
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Date Deposited: 23 Jun 2006
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/353/

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