Direct Action in British Environmentalism


Filling a gap in British political literature, this title provides the most comprehensive account yet of this part of key radical environmental movement strategy, which has been used recently to address issues from road building to G M foods, consumerism and global financial institutions Adopting a unique analytical approach, Direct Action in British Environmentalism charts the nature and impact of this phenomenon including topics such as: "eco-warriors" the history of the movement the influence of the movement on contemporary activism the reaction of the mass media the impact of direct action on mainstream politicians and policy It is essential reading for students of Politics and Environmental Studies as well as all those interested in the development and impact of direct action in environmentalism.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Brian Doherty
  • Matthew Paterson
  • Benjamin Seel
  • Christopher Rootes
  • Derek Wall
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • London
Publication year:
  • 2000


An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.