Greening Liberal Democracy: The Rights Discourse Revisited (R. Eckersley)

Author(s) Robyn Eckersley Keywords liberal democracy, environmental rights, rights discourse Abstract [In this book, s]ome of the leading writers on green political thought discuss the status of democracy within Green political thought, and the institutions that might be necessary to ensure democracy in a sustainable society. Citation R. Eckersley ‘Greening Liberal Democracy: The Rights Discourse […]

Liberal Democracy and the Rights of Nature: The Struggle for Inclusion (R. Eckersley)

Author(s) Robyn Eckersley Keywords econcentricism, democracy, rights of nature, liberal democracy, liberalism Abstract Is there a necessary, in‐principle connection between ecocentric values and democracy or is the relationship merely contingent? Is it possible to incorporate the interests of the non‐human community into the ground rules of democracy? Through an immanent ecological critique of the regulative […]