Green parties: from protest to power

Rootes, C (2002) Green parties: from protest to power. Harvard International Review, 23 (4). pp. 78-82. ISSN 0739-1854. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

A decade ago, it appeared that Green parties might fade as quickly as they had bloomed. Now, how ever, Green parties appear to have become fixtures in the party systems of most Western democracies, and the Greens participate in coalition governments at the national level in Germany, France, Belgium, and Finland, as well as at the regional and local level in most European states. The green challenge has entered a new phase. The rise of the Greens as a political force was sustained by the unprecedented increase in concern for the environment. Environmentalism has been seen as one enduring manifestation of the "post-materialist" revolution in values that swept the Western ...

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: green parties, protest, environmentalism
Subjects: H Social Sciences
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research
Depositing User: Gabriel Swain
Date Deposited: 13 Mar 2009 00:11
Last Modified: 13 Mar 2009 00:11
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/15401 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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