Political and Ecological Communication

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Democracy is a matter of effective communication, not just preference aggregation. Normally it is only communication among humans about human interests that is at issue. But democracy can also exist or be denied in human dealings With the natural World. Ecological democratisation is therefore a matter of better integration of political and ecological communication. Principles of ecological democracy can be used both to criticise existing institutional arrangements, and to inspire asearch for alternative institutions that Would better integrate politics and ecology.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)13-30
Number of pages18
JournalEnvironmental Politics
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 1995
Externally publishedYes


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