CART

(0) items

Green Governance : Ecological Survival, Human Rights, and the Law of the Commons,9781107034365
This item qualifies for
FREE SHIPPING!

FREE SHIPPING OVER $59!

Your order must be $59 or more, you must select US Postal Service Shipping as your shipping preference, and the "Group my items into as few shipments as possible" option when you place your order.

Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace Items, eBooks, Apparel, and DVDs not included.

Green Governance : Ecological Survival, Human Rights, and the Law of the Commons

by ;
ISBN13:

9781107034365

ISBN10:
1107034361
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
2/28/2013
Publisher(s):
Cambridge Univ Pr
List Price: $99.00

Rent Textbook

(Recommended)
 
Term
Due
Price
$89.10

Buy New Textbook

Usually Ships in 3-5 Business Days
N9781107034365
$96.53

eTextbook

Downloadable Offline Access
  • Apple Devices
  • Android Devices
  • Kindle Fire
  • Windows Devices
  • Mac Devices
Lifetime Access
$28.41

Used Textbook

We're Sorry
Sold Out

More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Starting at $102.93
See Prices

Questions About This Book?

Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the edition with a publication date of 2/28/2013.
What is included with this book?
  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
  • The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.

Summary

The vast majority of the world's scientists agree: we have reached a point in history where we are in grave danger of destroying Earth's life-sustaining capacity. But our attempts to protect natural ecosystems are increasingly ineffective because our very conception of the problem is limited; we treat "the environment" as its own separate realm, taking for granted prevailing but outmoded conceptions of economics, national sovereignty, and international law. Green Governance is a direct response to the mounting calls for a paradigm shift in the way humans relate to the natural environment. It opens the door to a new set of solutions by proposing a compelling new synthesis of environmental protection based on broader notions of economics and human rights and on commons-based governance. Going beyond speculative abstractions, the book proposes a new architecture of environmental law and public policy that is as practical as it is theoretically sound.

Table of Contents

Trends that point toward a new synthesis
The human right to a clean and healthy environment
The quest for a new rights-based pathway
Making the conceptual transition to the new paradigm
The commons as a model for ecological governance
The rise of the commons movement globally
Imagining a new architecture of law and policy to support the ecological commons
Catalytic strategies for achieving green governance
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.


Please wait while the item is added to your cart...