Clayoquot & Dissent

Clayoquot & Dissent

by Ron Hatch, Veronica Hatch


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Six of BC's foremost environmentalists—including Tzeporah Berman and Christopher Hatch—offer well-documented essays that illuminate the issues behind the Clayoquot protests of 1993. The analysis reveals the lack of a scientific basis for forestry decisions, explains why Canada's forests continue to be destroyed, and proposes alternatives. Also discussed are the creation and philosophy of the Peace Camp, the radicalization of the public in response to the clear-cutting of ancient forests, and the abuse of the judicial system.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780921870296
Publisher: Ronsdale Press
Publication date: 05/16/1995
Pages: 230
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.68(d)

About the Author

Ronald B. Hatch has been publisher/director of Ronsdale Press Ltd. from its inception in 1988. In addition, he is Professor Emeritus in the English Department at the University of British Columbia, where he continues to teach. He has published/edited numerous books at Ronsdale Press and also has an extensive list of academic books and articles.

Veronica Hatch has been Managing Editor at Ronsdale Press Ltd. from its inception in 1988. She is in charge of the children’s books section at the press. She holds a BA and B.Ed. from the University of British Columbia, and has taught in schools and universities in Canada, India, Scotland and Germany.

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