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Law, Governance, and the Ecological Ethos

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This chapter examines the limitations of both command-and-control and market-based legal mechanisms in the pursuit of environmental justice. If the environment is to be protected to at least a minimally acceptable degree, approaches that focus on the coercive force of the state must be complemented by the development of an “ecological ethos,” whereby groups and individuals are motivated to act with non-self-interested concern for the environment. The need for th...

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10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199941339.013.5

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University of Oxford
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Balliol College
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Oxford Handbook of Environmental Ethics
Publication date:
2016-12-08
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707621
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0199941335
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9780199941339
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2017-07-10

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