Handbook of Global Environmental Politics

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Peter Dauvergne
Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2012 - Political Science - 541 pages
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The second edition of this Handbook contains more than 30 new and original articles as well six essential updates by leading scholars of global environmental politics. This landmark book maps the latest theoretical and empirical research in this energetic
 

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Contents

1 Research trends in global environmental politics
3
Part II States and Cooperation
27
institutional expectations and environmental deadlock
29
protecting the ocean environment
40
4 International environmental regimes as decision machines
51
5 Climate regime design the global warming potential and climate risk management
64
UN climate change negotiations
72
7 Do we need more global sustainability conferences?
87
21 Exploring global governance from a critical global political economy perspective
275
22 Nonstate actors in global environmental governance
285
23 The effectiveness of private environmental governance
298
the role of information disclosure
308
a neopluralist perspective on international environmental politics
319
lessons from the certification of marine fisheries
330
27 Evaluating World Bank environmental performance
341
cases from the World Bank Group
363

8 Changing NorthSouth challenges in global environmental politics
97
9 Environment conflict and peacebuilding
113
10 The comfortable lie? Another look at natural resource scarcity and armed conflict
125
Part III Global Governance
145
11 Legitimacy problems and responses in global environmental governance
147
toward structural reform
163
governance without politics?
172
definitionoriginresponse options
183
a networks and flows perspective
194
16 Global multilevel governance and the management of hazardous chemicals
210
the challenge of mitigating and adapting in a warming world
222
18 Climate governance experiments
235
19 Global cities and the politics of climate change
249
Part IV The Political Economy of Governance
261
20 The political ecology of globalization
263
cars and the dynamics of environmental politics
375
the emerging role of regional trade agreements
386
Part V Knowledge and Ethics
401
greening the dignity and worth of the human person
403
Gaian politics and the transformation of the world food system
419
environmental politics in a postmodern age
431
34 Knowledge power and global environmental policy
443
35 The global politics of geoengineering
455
36 A sustainability ethic
466
déjà vu all over again?
480
38 Transnational environmental harm inequity and the cosmopolitan response
492
39 Democracy and global environmental politics
507
40 Ecological citizenship revisited
520
Index
531
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Peter Dauvergne is Professor of Political Science and Director of the Liu Institute for Global Issues at the University of British Columbia. He is the author of the award-winning "The Shadows of Consumption: Consequences for the Global Environment" (MIT Press) and other books.

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