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This article addresses the question of why some environmental measures become laws while others don't, evaluates "direct democracy"Â (propositions) as a political strategy and examines the role of campaign firms in shaping environmental policy. It does so by comparing California's first two state-wide environmental ballot initiatives from the 1970s. One … (continued)
This article explains why calls to manage growth at the state and regional levels have been consistently defeated, despite the negative environmental and lifestyle consequences of unplanned development. It also attends to issues including regional and local control, accountability and democracy and the meanings attributed to growth itself.… (continued)
This article examines the ways that communities experiencing environmental injustice can and do make use of demographic data. It briefly describes how demographic statistics can be useful for community education and mobilization, as a Ã¢â‚¬Å“hookÃ¢â‚¬Â for media attention, as support data for litigation efforts and in advocating the cause of … (continued)Previous 10