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The Politics of Tasmania's World Heritage Area: Contesting the Democratic Subject


Hay, PR, The Politics of Tasmania's World Heritage Area: Contesting the Democratic Subject, Environmental Politcs, 3, (1) pp. 1-21. ISSN 0964-4016 (1994) [Refereed Article]

DOI: doi:10.1080/09644019408414122


Giving some 20 per cent of Tasmania’s land surface World Heritage status has created major tensions in the politics of this Australian state, where the world’s first green party was born. Within these tensions, the conflict between those who hitherto used the wild places for ‘interven-tionist’ recreational activities on the one hand and the proponents of World Heritage listing on the other portrays in dramatic miniature the essence of the conflict between green paradigmatic assumptions and those of conventional liberal democratic politics, highlighting the intransigent nature of the difficulties inherent in accommodating the former to the latter. © 1994, Taylor & Francis Group, LLC. All rights reserved.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Research Division:Indigenous Studies
Research Group:Other Indigenous studies
Research Field:Other Indigenous studies not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Environmental Management
Objective Group:Other environmental management
Objective Field:Other environmental management not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Hay, PR (Dr Peter Hay)
ID Code:40037
Year Published:1994
Deposited By:Geography and Environmental Studies
Deposited On:2006-07-26
Last Modified:2006-07-26

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