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International environmental politics

Author: Ronald B Mitchell
Publisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, 2008.
Series: Sage library of international relations.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This title provides graduate students with a sophisticated overview of this increasingly important field, outlining the causes of international environmental problems and assessing the ways in which political responses have been formulated, implemented and evaluated.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald B Mitchell
ISBN: 9781412919746 1412919746 1412919754 9781412919753 9781412930055 1412930057
OCLC Number: 228363265
Notes: Errata.
Description: 4 volumes : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Part 1: International Environmental Problems and their SourcesOverview of the problems Global change and the earth system: a planet under pressure - Will Steffen, Angelina Sanderson, Peter Tyson, Jill Jager, Pamela Matson, Berrien Moore III, Frank Oldfield, Katherine Richardson, John Schellnhuber, B.L. Turner II, and Robert Wasson Sustainability science - Robert W. Kates et al Entering the century of the environment: a new social contract for science. - Jane Lubchenco The long-term development of global environmental risk management: conclusions and implications for the future - Josee van Eijndhoven, William C. Clark, and Jill JagerBasic structural forces The IPAT equation and its variants: changing views of technology and environmental impact. - Marian R. Chertow Population An essay on the principle of population - T. R. Malthus Optimum human population size - Gretchen Daily, Anne H. Ehrlich, and Paul EhrlichTragedy of the Commons The tragedy of the commons - Garrett Hardin Common-pool resources and international environmental politics - J. Samuel Barkin and George E. Shambaugh Reformulating the commons - Elinor OstromDevelopment and capacity Economic growth and the environment - Gene M. Grossman and Allen B. Krueger Capacity development for the environment: broadening the focus - Ambuj D. Sagar and Stacy D. van DeveerHuman values Sustainability values, attitudes, and behaviors: a review of multinational and global trends - Anthony A. Leiserowitz, Robert W. Kates, and Thomas M. Parris The shallow and the deep, long-range ecology movement: a summary - Arne Naess Movements, networks, hierarchies: a gender perspective on global environmental governance - Charlotte BrethertonLarge scale forces Rethinking the ecology-sovereignty debate - Ken Conca Towards a political economy of global environmental governance - Peter Newell Understanding global environmental politics: domination, accumulation, resistance - Matthew PatersonPart 2: International environmental agenda setting and policy formationBackground on global environmental diplomacy The structuring of a world environmental regime, 1870-1990 - John W. Meyer, David John Frank, Ann Hironaka, Evan Schofer, and Nancy Brandon Tuma International environmental agreements: a survey of their features, formation, and effects - Ronald B. Mitchell Appraising the earth summit - Peter M. Haas, Marc A. Levy, and Edward A. Parson Perspectives on the Johannesburg Summit - James Gustave SpethDeterminants of success in institutional creation and of institutional designOverview of influences on negotiations The formation of international regimes: hypotheses and cases - Gail Osherenko and Oran R. Young The interest-based explanation of international environmental policy - Detlef Sprinz and Tapani Vaahtoranta Transnational cooperation dilemmas - Scott Barrett Self-interest and environmental management - Kenneth A. Oye and James M. MaxwellSpecific influences: Powerful states The USA and global environmental policy: domestic constraints on effective leadership - Glen Sussman Baptists and bootleggers for the environment: the origins of United States unilateral sanctions - Elizabeth DeSombreSpecific influences: Developing states The view from the South: developing countries in global environmental politics - Adil NajamSpecific influences: Scientists Information and influence - Ronald B. Mitchell, William C. Clark, and David W. CashSpecific influences: NGOs NGO influence in international environmental negotiations: a framework for analysis - Michele M. Betsill and Elisabeth CorellSpecific influences: leaders: Political leadership and regime formation: on the development of institutions in international society - Oran R. YoungAlternatives to international agreements Environmental activism and world civic politics - Paul Wapner The privatization of global environmental governance: ISO 14000 and the developing world - Jennifer Clapp Private governance and the South: lessons from global forest politics - Philipp PattbergPart 3: The effects of international environmental institutionsEffectiveness as a concept The effect of international environmental institutions: how we might learn more - Thomas Bernauer One question, two answers - Arild UnderdalFactors that influence institutional effectiveness The effectiveness of international environmental regimes - Oran R. Young and Marc A. Levy Assessing the record and designing strategies to engage countries - Harold K. Jacobson and Edith Brown Weiss Do regimes matter? Epistemic communities and Mediterranean pollution control - Peter M. Haas Institutional interaction in global environmental governance: the case of the Cartagena Protocol and the World Trade Organization - Sebastian Oberthor and Thomas GehringMethodology Empirical research on international environmental policy: designing qualitative case studies - Ronald B. Mitchell and Thomas Bernauer The Oslo-Potsdam solution to measuring regime effectiveness: critique, response, and the road ahead - Jon Hovi, Detlef F. Sprinz, and Arild UnderdalPart 4: International environmental issues and international environmental debatesIssuesClimate change Fourth Assessment Report Climate Change 2007: Synthesis Report Summary for Policymakers - Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Globalization, vulnerability to climate change, and perceived injustice - Bradley C. Parks and J. Timmons RobertsOzone Depletion The theoretical and practical significance of the ozone regime - Edward A. ParsonDeforestation The environmental challenge to loggers in the Asia-Pacific: corporate practices in informal regimes of governance - Peter DauvergneBiodiversity Domestic institutions and international regulatory cooperation: comparative responses to the Convention on Biological Diversity - Kal RaustialaHazardous Waste Trade Seeping through the regulatory cracks: the international transfer of toxic waste - Jennifer Clapp Fisheries Unilateralism and multilateralism in international fisheries management - J. Samuel Barkin and Elizabeth DeSombreRhine Reducing pollution of the Rhine River: the influence of international cooperation - Thomas Bernauer and Peter MoserEuropean Union The European Union as an environmental governance system - Regina S. Axelrod, Norman J. Vig, and Miranda A. SchreursWhaling Whalers, cetologists, environmentalists and the international management of whaling - M. J. PetersonMarine Pollution Regime design matters: intentional oil pollution and treaty compliance - Ronald B. MitchellLRTAP Assessing the effectiveness of international environmental agreements: the case of the 1985 Helsinki Protocol - Evan Ringquist and Tatiana KostadinovaDebatesWorld Environment Organization Toward a World Environment Organization: reflections upon a vital debate - Steve Charnovitz Addressing the global governance deficit - Peter M. HaasFree Trade and the Environment Bridging the trade-environment divide - Daniel C. Esty Beyond pollution havens - David WheelerEnvironmental Security Armed conflict and the environment: a critique of the literature - Nils Petter Gleditsch The environment and violent conflict - Daniel M. Schwartz, Tom Deligiannis, and Thomas Homer-DixonSustainable Development From one earth to one world: an overview by the World Commission on Environment and Development - World Commission on Environment and Development The chimera of "sustainable development" - Wilfred Beckerman Sustainable development and Agenda 21: the secular bible of global free markets and pluralist democracy - Timothy DoyleInternational Financial Institutions and the Environment Delegation to international organizations: agency theory and World Bank environmental reform - Daniel L. Nielson and Michael J. TierneyConcluding section The sovereignty of nature? environmental protection in a postmodern age - Paul Wapner 'Earth system governance' as a crosscutting theme of global change research - Frank Biermann
Series Title: Sage library of international relations.
Responsibility: edited by Ronald B. Mitchell.


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