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Environmental sustainability, time and uncertainty.

Grove-White, R. B. (1997) Environmental sustainability, time and uncertainty. Time and Society, 6 (1). pp. 99-106.

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Abstract

The ways in which issues of differential times and time-scales make themselves felt in environmental politics are explored. Official and industrial `control' of time-scales within environmental regulatory processes is seen to be an important determinant of the forms such politics take in countries like the UK. It is argued that the opening up of `time' debates carries far-reaching and positive implications for `sustainability' aspirations in the industrial world.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Time and Society
Uncontrolled Keywords: ecology • environment • environmental regulation • sustainability • time and politics
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
Departments: Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences > Politics & International Relations (Merged into PPR 2010-08-01)
ID Code: 22103
Deposited By: ep_ss_importer
Deposited On: 19 Feb 2009 09:25
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2012 15:56
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/22103

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