Green States and Social Movements: Environmentalism in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, and Norway


This timely and important study by leading academics is a comparative study of the environmental movement's successes and failures in four very different states: the USA, UK, Germany and Norway. It covers the entire sweep of the modern environmental era beginning in 1970. The analysis also explains the role played by social movements in making modern societies more deeply democratic, and yields insights into the strategic choices of environmental movements as they decide on what terms to engage, enter, or resist the state.

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Oxford, England
Publication year:
  • 2003


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