Communities vs. Coal: A Comparative Analysis of the Movements against Surface Mining in Australia and the United States

By: Jessie Mehrhoff '14

Advising Faculty: Jane Dawson

As both Australia and the United States are developed democracies, Mehrhoff is using a compilation of social movement theories to explain why environmental organizations in each country are taking such distinct approaches to protecting communities from large coal mining projects.

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Related Fields: Environment, Goodwin-Niering Center, Environmental Studies