Heaven and earth : the politics of environmental images

Jasanoff, Sheila (2004) Heaven and earth : the politics of environmental images. In: Jasanoff, Sheila and Martello, Marybeth Long (eds.) Earthly politics : local and global in environmental governance. MIT Press, pp. 31-54. ISBN 0262101033

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Additional Information: This is a key anchor chapter in a volume also jointly edited by Prof Jasanoff, which underpins the seminal thrust of the book as a whole, of needing to transcend simplistic dichotomies between local and global. Taking the iconic image of the Earth from space, the chapter for the first time illuminates this as a reflection of contemporary US `wealth, pride and insecurity' and the distinctive culture of separating science from values. These critical themes have since been widely picked up in science and technology studies and political science alike.
Schools and Departments: University of Sussex Business School > SPRU - Science Policy Research Unit
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Date Deposited: 20 Feb 2012 16:56
Last Modified: 23 Feb 2016 14:10
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/37176
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