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Toward a Bioregional State

A Series of Letters About Political Theory and Formal Institutional Design in the Era of Sustainability

by Mark D. Whitaker

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by iUniverse, Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy,
  • Political structures: democracy,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • History & Surveys - General,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Political Ideologies - Democracy,
  • Political Science / Democracy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9652959M
    ISBN 100595346146
    ISBN 109780595346141

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A very academic book written for specialists, with all the strengths and weaknesses of such texts. Bioregionalism is defined broadly. It proposes "that human identity may be constituted by our residence in a larger community of natural beingsour local bioregionrather thannational, state, ethnic, or other more common bases of identity" (4)/5.

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"Bioregional State" as a phrase seems to have no usage outside of Whitaker. Bioregional planning as yet has few established paradigms or methods, but the theory and practice are beginning to coalesce around observed regional patterns.

A bioregional scale is emerging as a meaningful geographic framework for understanding place and. Recognizing that ecological collapse is within reach, I draw upon the observations that poorly distributed power dynamics supported through the reinforcement of individualism, hierarchism, reductionism, linear thinking, etc.

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A unique bioregional identity would be likely to develop toward the end of the year transition period, partially as a result of strategies already mentioned.

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