Green in Gridlock: Common Goals, Common Ground, an

Green in Gridlock: Common Goals, Common Ground, an

作者: Paul Walden Hansen

ISBN: 9781623490140 出版時間: 0000-00-00

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媒體推薦"Radicalsoftengainnotorietyfortheiractions,butaretheyeffective?Hansenthinksnot.Whilethestridentvoicesofradicalsmaydrawattentiontoanissue,rarelydotheyhavethemessageortacticstoachievesolutions.Tothecontrary,ifanissuebecomesassociatedwithradicals,itmaybecomemoredifficulttoresolve.ThisoccurseventhroughpublicopinionpollsconsistentlyshowoverwhelmingmajoritiesofAmericansofallpoliticalpersuasionsfavorsoundconservationofnaturalresourcesandtheenvironment.Infact,"greeninGridlock"wouldbeanexcellenttextbookforenvironmentalstudies."I'dlovetoseethenextgenerationdoabetterjobofthinkingstrategicallythanwedid,"saysHansen"--ShawnPerich--ShawnPerich(02/25/2014)"Thisisanimportantbook,notjustforenvironmentalistsbutforanyoneconcernedaboutgridlockandpolarizationintheUnitedStates.PaulHansenmakesapersuasive,evidencebasedargumentforcivilengagementandcollaborationastoolsforprogress.And,heofferscompellingcasestudiesofsuccess,showingstrategiesandattitudesthatgetresults.Irecommendithighly."--G.JonRoush,strategyconsultanttoover100conservationgroups,formerpresident,WildernessSociety,andformerchair,NatureConservancy"PaulHansenwasontheinsideatthecenteroftheenvironmentalmovementforoverthreedecades.Thisisabookaboutwhathelearnedandwhereweshouldgofromhere.Hisexceptionalknowledge,keenanalysisandaccumulatedwisdommakeita'must-read.'"--JohnFlicker,formerpresident,NationalAudubonSociety"IbelievethatthisbookrepresentsanimportantcontributiontothedialogueaboutthenatureoftheconservationmovementintheUnitedStatesandhowthemovementmaybestachieveitsgoals.Althoughothervolumesoverthelastfewdecadeshavecritiquedtheenvironmentalmovement,themostrecentonesthatIamawareofareprimarilyworksbyauthorswithaphilosophicalorpoliticalagendathatcolorstheircritique.Hansen'sworkisapracticalexaminationofthemovementwiththeintentofprovidingguidanceforhowthemovementmightachievegreatersuccess.InthatrespectIamnotawareofanycurrentbookthatcompeteswiththisbookandthusitrepresentsanadditiontotheliteraturethatisnotduplicative."--KenKramer,WaterResourcesChairandformerdirector,SierraClubLoneStarChapter,andeditor,TheLivingWatersofTexas--KenKramer(09/26/2012)作者簡介PaulWaldenHansen,alongtimeenvironmentalprotection,wildlifescience,andconservationmanagementprofessional,istheformerdirectorofTheNatureConservancy'sGreaterYellowstoneProgramandtheformerexecutivedirectoroftheIzaakWaltonLeague.HelivesinJackson,Wyoming."Radicalsoftengainnotorietyfortheiractions,butaretheyeffective?Hansenthinksnot.Whilethestridentvoicesofradicalsmaydrawattentiontoanissue,rarelydotheyhavethemessageortacticstoachievesolutions.Tothecontrary,ifanissuebecomesassociatedwithradicals,itmaybecomemoredifficulttoresolve.ThisoccurseventhroughpublicopinionpollsconsistentlyshowoverwhelmingmajoritiesofAmericansofallpoliticalpersuasionsfavorsoundconservationofnaturalresourcesandtheenvironment.Infact,"greeninGridlock"wouldbeanexcellenttextbookforenvironmentalstudies."I'dlovetoseethenextgenerationdoabetterjobofthinkingstrategicallythanwedid,"saysHansen"--ShawnPerich--ShawnPerich(02/25/2014)"Thisisanimportantbook,notjustforenvironmentalistsbutforanyoneconcernedaboutgridlockandpolarizationintheUnitedStates.PaulHansenmakesapersuasive,evidencebasedargumentforcivilengagementandcollaborationastoolsforprogress.And,heofferscompellingcasestudiesofsuccess,showingstrategiesandattitudesthatgetresults.Irecommendithighly."--G.JonRoush,strategyconsultanttoover100conservationgroups,formerpresident,WildernessSociety,andformerchair,NatureConservancy"PaulHansenwasontheinsideatthecenteroftheenvironmentalmovementforoverthreedecades.Thisisabookaboutwhathelearnedandwhereweshouldgofromhere.Hisexceptionalknowledge,keenanalysisandaccumulatedwisdommakeita'must-read.'"--JohnFlicker,formerpresident,NationalAudubonSociety"IbelievethatthisbookrepresentsanimportantcontributiontothedialogueaboutthenatureoftheconservationmovementintheUnitedStatesandhowthemovementmaybestachieveitsgoals.Althoughothervolumesoverthelastfewdecadeshavecritiquedtheenvironmentalmovement,themostrecentonesthatIamawareofareprimarilyworksbyauthorswithaphilosophicalorpoliticalagendathatcolorstheircritique.Hansen'sworkisapracticalexaminationofthemovementwiththeintentofprovidingguidanceforhowthemovementmightachievegreatersuccess.InthatrespectIamnotawareofanycurrentbookthatcompeteswiththisbookandthusitrepresentsanadditiontotheliteraturethatisnotduplicative."--KenKramer,WaterResourcesChairandformerdirector,SierraClubLoneStarChapter,andeditor,TheLivingWatersofTexas--KenKramer(09/26/2012)作者簡介PaulWaldenHansen,alongtimeenvironmentalprotection,wildlifescience,andconservationmanagementprofessional,istheformerdirectorofTheNatureConservancy'sGreaterYellowstoneProgramandtheformerexecutivedirectoroftheIzaakWaltonLeague.HelivesinJackson,Wyoming.

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