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9780754625612

International Environmental Governance

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  • ISBN13:

    9780754625612

  • ISBN10:

    0754625613

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-09-28
  • Publisher: Routledge

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This volume collects together the most influential and important literature on the major political approaches to dealing with global and transboundary environmental threats, their histories, major debates, and research frontiers. It is accompanied by a substantial introduction which reviews the evolution of the academic contribution to environmental governance, focusing on a wide array of international environmental problems.

Table of Contents

Introduction
History of Environmental Governance
Methods to expedite environmental protection: international ecostandards, Paolo Contini
One year after Stockholm: an ecological approach to management
Nature of Environmental Governance Problem
The tragedy of the commons
The struggle to govern the commons: tragedy of the commons
The environmental information needs of the decision-maker
Realism and Power Politics
The management of international affairs
Institutional Bargaining
The politics of international regime formation: managing natural resources and the environment
Institutions for the earth: promoting international environmental protection
The interest-based explanation of international environmental policy
Constructing effective environmental regimes
Scientific Governance, Learning to learn
The role of science in environmental regimes: the case of LRTAP
Conclusions:patterns of regime effectiveness
Private Governance
Private environmental governance and international relations: exploring the links
Bargains old and new: multinational corporations in global governance
Talking with the donkey: cooperative approaches to environmental protection
Legitimacy and the privatization of environmental governance: how non-state market-driven (NSMD) governance systems gain rule-making authority
Green by choice? Cross-national variations in firms' responses to EMS-based environmental regimes
The privatization of global environmental governance: ISO 14000 and the developing world
Civil Society
Politics beyond the state: environmental activism and world civic politics
NGO influence in international environmental negotiations: a framework for analysis
A comparative look at NGO influence in international environmental negotiations: desertification and climate change
Networked Governance
Addressing the global governance deficit
Institutional interactions: the structure of regimes for trade and the environment
Reconstituting the global public domain - issues, actors and practices
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This volume collects together the most influential and important literature on the major political approaches to dealing with global and transboundary environmental threats, their histories, major debates, and research frontiers. It is accompanied by a substantial introduction which reviews the evolution of the academic contribution to environmental governance, focusing on a wide array of international environmental problems.

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