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Rethinking private authority : agents and entrepreneurs in global environmental governance

Author: Jessica F Green
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2014] ©2014
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"Rethinking Private Authority examines the role of non-state actors in global environmental politics, arguing that a fuller understanding of their role requires a new way of conceptualizing private authority. Jessica Green identifies two distinct forms of private authority--one in which states delegate authority to private actors, and another in which entrepreneurial actors generate their own rules, persuading  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic book
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Green, Jessica F.
Rethinking private authority : agents and entrepreneurs in global environmental governance.
Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2014]
xii, 215 pages
(DLC) 2013016011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jessica F Green
ISBN: 9781400848669 1400848660 0691157588 9780691157580 0691157596 9780691157597
OCLC Number: 1018005753
Awards: Winner of APSA Science, Technology, and Environmental Politics Section Lynton Keith Caldwell Award 2015
Winner of ISA Environmental Studies Section Harold and Margaret Sprout Award 2015
Description: 1 online resource (232 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Ch. 1 A Theory of Private Authority --
ch. 2 Agents of the State: A Century of Delegation in International Environmental Law --
ch. 3 Governors of the Market: The Evolution of Entrepreneurial Authority --
ch. 4 Atmospheric Police: Delegated Authority in the Clean Development Mechanism --
ch. 5 Atmospheric Accountants: Entrepreneurial Authority and the Greenhouse Gas Protocol --
ch. 6 Conclusion.
Responsibility: Jessica F. Green.

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Drawing on a wealth of empirical evidence spanning a century of environmental rule making, the author shows how the delegation of authority to private actors has played a small but consistent role in  Read more...

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