PS 297 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Common-Pool Resource, Collective Action, Precautionary Principle

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Published on 19 Oct 2017
School
University of Oregon
Department
Political Science
Course
PS 297
PS297 Intro to Environmental Politics Spring 2017
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Midterm Review Guidelines:
Key Concepts Portion (students will choose 4 out of 6) - (40 points total, 10 points each ID)
Below is the list of key concepts we will have covered by the midterm. Students should be able
to describe in a couple sentences each concept and, when possible, provide an example.
Remember that any PowerPoint slides I have used are also posted on Canvas. They may be
useful for defining some key concepts on the list.
Weeks 1&2
collective action problem
free-rider problem
public goods
common pool resources
tragedy of the commons
open access problems
upstream-downstream problems
ICDP (Becker)
Week 3
IPAT Framework (see lectures slides)
Market Liberal approach
Bioenvironmental approach
Social Green approach
Institutionalist approach
Kuznet’s curve
Exponential growth
Precautionary principle
Sustainable development
Ecological footprint
Week 4
First Wave Environmentalism (Thiele)
Conservation – 3 Principles (Pinchot)
Preservation (Muir)
Land ethic (Leopold)
Anthropocentric view (see Thiele & lecture)
Ecocentric view (see Thiele & lecture)
Week 5
Second Wave Environmentalism (Thiele)
Third Wave Environmentalism (Thiele)
Earth Day (Thiele)
Mainstream Environmentalism (Thiele)
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Key concepts portion (students will choose 4 out of 6) - (40 points total, 10 points each id) Below is the list of key concepts we will have covered by the midterm. Students should be able to describe in a couple sentences each concept and, when possible, provide an example. Remember that any powerpoint slides i have used are also posted on canvas. They may be useful for defining some key concepts on the list. Weeks 1&2 free-rider problem: collective action problem, public goods, common pool resources tragedy of the commons, open access problems, upstream-downstream problems. Institutionalist approach: market liberal approach, bioenvironmental approach, social green approach, kuznet"s curve, exponential growth, precautionary principle, sustainable development, ecological footprint. Week 4: first wave environmentalism (thiele, conservation 3 principles (pinchot, preservation (muir, land ethic (leopold, anthropocentric view (see thiele & lecture, ecocentric view (see thiele & lecture) Week 5: second wave environmentalism (thiele, third wave environmentalism (thiele, earth day (thiele, mainstream environmentalism (thiele)