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About Andrew Dobson
Andrew Dobson is professor of politics at Keele University. Among his books are Citizenship and the Environment (Oxford University Press, 2003); (as co-editor) Political Theory and the Ecological Challenge (Cambridge University Press, 2006); and Green Political Thought (Routledge, 4th edition, 2007). His website is here
Articles by Andrew Dobson
This week's editors
Cat Tully and Allie Bobak introduce this week's theme: Participation and foresight – putting people at the heart of the future
No to TTIP
A new climate-change project lacks the political focus that the scale of the problem now demands, says Andrew Dobson.
The global financial turmoil is opening new fissures in the world's political crust. All the more need to make a cool assessment of the prospects for left and right, say Andrew Dobson & David Hayes.
(This article was first published on 22 October 2008)
A reinvigoration of the idea of the public realm is vital to mitigating climate change, says Andrew Dobson.
The climate-change conference in Bali on 3-14 December 2007 ended in agreement, acclaim - and argument about the details. openDemocracy writers and environmental specialists offer a first draft of history on the Bali deal.
The worldwide environmental emergencies of late-summer 2007 highlight the need for new political agency, argues Andrew Dobson.
What kind of politics does climate change need? New understandings of the real drivers of human social behaviour can help provide an answer, says Andrew Dobson