Candid technology VI concludes the sequence via narrating the conversations with recognized scientists from the biomedical sciences, chemistry, and physics. There are 31 Nobel laureates and eleven different luminaries between them. The scientists are within the box of biomedical sciences, chemistry and physics.

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Leftwich, A. (1983) Redefining Politics: People, Resources and Power, Methuen, London. Lukes, S. (1974) Power: A Radical View, Macmillan, London. 2 Political theories and environmental conflict ● ● ● ● Environmental resistance and reform Sustainable development Paradigmatic change Radical environmentalism Introduction Having analysed the character of the political process and the nature of prevailing political regimes, it is now necessary to consider some examples of the way in which politics has been applied to the question of the environment.

There is also a very effective account of contrasting city responses to air pollution that uses this approach in Matthew Crenson, The Un-Politics of Air Pollution (1971). Here the 24 • Environment and Politics political conditions that allowed air pollution to be placed on the political agenda in one city were contrasted with those in another city where the issue did not emerge, even though the ‘objective condition’, air pollution from steel plants, was shared. In a sense, the second face of power revealed in these arguments probes further the assumptions about politics established by the pluralists.

Today, democracy and democratic politics are greatly valued but the practice of politics has separated out the role of citizen from that of the politician. Politicians are professionals elected to act on behalf of voters in remote parliaments and governmental processes. It is largely their job to reconcile conflicting and convergent societal interests through compromise and negotiation in a public sphere. In this view, politics exists ‘out there’. Most citizens are removed from its daily reach. Politics is regarded as that peculiar set of relationships forged in the parliaments and congresses of national and state capitals.

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