Competing Claims in Local Environmental Conflicts in Southern Europe

  • Maria Kousis
Part of the Environment & Policy book series (ENPO, volume 29)


Within the study of environment-related social conflict, unlike environmentalist claims which have been a subject of more frequent research, counter-claims of the challenged groups constitute an issue that has only recently become a research topic (McAdam, McCarthy and Zald 1996). The counter-claims of challenged groups, in particular the responses to the demands and actions of environmental mobilizations, remain to a large extent unexplored. In addition, the types of agencies or bodies which the mobilizers approach, directly or indirectly, in order to seek assistance, intervention, or simply to be heard, have not been examined systematically.


European Union Social Movement Trade Union Environmental Politics Environmental Movement 
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