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The Problem Orientation: ENVS 5720/PSCI 7026

Week 2

PREFACE: Introduction

Tuesday, January 20

  • reading summary #1 due by 9:30AM Monday via email

Soule, M. and Press, D. (1998) What is Environmental Studies? Bioscience 48(5), 397-405.

Maniates, M. and Whissel, J.C. (2000) Environmental Studies: The Sky is not Falling Bioscience 50(6), 509-517.

Hulme, M. (2009) Why we disagree about climate change: understanding controversy, inaction and opportunity Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK, Preface, Chapter 1 & Chapter 2 (pp. 1- 71).

Edelman, M. (1988) Constructing the Political Spectacle University of Chicago Press: Chicago and London, Chapter 1 & Chapter 2 (pp. 1-36).

DeLeon, P. (1998) Models of policy discourse: insights versus prediction Policy Studies Journal 25, pp. 147-161.