Wilson Center Experts

Douglas R Weiner

Research Grant
Kennan Institute

Expertise:
Russia and Eurasia
Affiliation:
Assistant Professor, University of Arizona
Wilson Center Project(s):
Environmentalism and Society in the Soviet Union from the Death of Stalin to the Present
Term:
Aug 01, 1991
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Aug 01, 1991

Project Summary

Identifies environmental activism as a central vehicle for the expression of political claims by social groups (for both amenities and power). Looks at environmentalism as an opportunity for Aesopian systemic criticism while examining attitudes and political aspirations of the high intelligentsia.