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Peter J. Jacques

Monmouth University

Based in

United States
North America

Peter J. Jacques is the Rechnitz Family Endowed Chair in Marine & Environmental Law and Policy at Monmouth University. He works in domestic and global environmental politics, including the organization of climate denial books and the manipulation of civil society and government as well as climate adaptation in North Africa.

Country(ies) of Specialty

United States Morocco

Focus areas of expertise

Climate policy and politics Climate Justice Indigenous studies Social movements

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Jacques, Peter J.Civil Society and Survival: Indigenous Amazigh Climate Adaptation in Morocco.” Global Environmental Change 81 (2023): 102682. Print.

Smith, Zachary A., and Peter J. Jacques. The Environmental Policy Paradox. 8th ed. Abingdon, UK: Routledge, 2023. Print.

Jacques, Peter J. 2021. “Sustainability: The Basics, second edition.” Abingdon: Routledge.

Jacques, Peter J and Rafaella Lobo. 2018. “The Shifting Context of Sustainability: Growth and the World Ocean Regime.” Global Environmental Politics 18(4):85-106.

Lobo, Rafaella and Peter J. Jacques. 2017. “Sofia’s Choices: Discourses, Values, and Norms of the World Ocean Regime.” Marine Policy 78:26-33.

Jacques, Peter J. and Claire Connolly Knox. 2016. “Hurricanes and Hegemony: A Qualitative Analysis of Micro-Level Climate Change Denial Discourses.” Environmental Politics 25(5):831-52.

Jacques, Peter J. 2016. “Autonomy and Activism in Civil Society.” Pp. 221-46 in New Earth Politics, Earth Systems Governance Series, edited by S. Jinnah and S. Nicholson. Cambridge MA: MIT Press.

Jacques, Peter J. 2014. “Emerging Issues: Civil Society in an Environmental Context.” Pp. 409-19 in The Guide to Us Environmental Policy, edited by S. Fairfax and E. Russell. Washington, D.C.: CQ Press.

Ridgeway, Sharon and Peter Jacques. 2013. “The Power of the Talking Stick: Indigenous Politics and the World Ecological Crisis.” Boulder, CO: Paradigm Publishers.

Dunlap, Riley E. and Peter J. Jacques. 2013. “Climate Change Denial Books and Conservative Think Tanks: Exploring the Connection.” American Behavioral Scientist 57(6):699-731.

Dunlap, R.E. and Peter J. Jacques. 2013. “Manufacturing Uncertainty: Conservative Think Tanks and Climate Change Denial Books.” Yale Forum on Climate Change and the Media.

Jacques, Peter J. 2012. “A General Theory of Climate Denial.” Global Environmental Politics 12(2):9-17.

Jacques, Peter J. 2009. “Environmental Skepticism: Ecology, Power, and Public Life.” Burlington, VT; Surrey, UK: Ashgate Publishing Ltd.

Jacques, Peter J., Riley E. Dunlap and Mark Freeman. 2008. “The Organization of Denial: Conservative Think Tanks and Environmental Scepticism.” Environmental Politics 17(3):349 — 85.

Jacques, Peter J. 2008. “Ecology, Distribution and Identity in the World Politics of Environmental Skepticism.” Capitalism, Nature, Socialism 2008(19):8-27.

Jacques, Peter J. 2006. “The Rearguard of Modernity: Environmental Skepticism as a Struggle of Citizenship.” Global Environmental Politics 6(1):76-101.

Jacques, Peter J. 2005. “Ecology as Resistance.” Peace Review: A Journal of Social Justice 17(4):435-41.