The Crisis of Global Environmental Governance: Towards a New Political Economy of Sustainability
Jacob Park, Ken Conca, Matthias Finger
Routledge, 2008 - Political Science - 226 pages
More than twenty years after the Bruntland Commission report, Our Common Future, we have yet to secure the basis for a serious approach to global environmental governance. The failed 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development showed the need for a new approach to globalization and sustainability.
Taking a critical perspective, rooted in political economy, regulation theory, and post-sovereign international relations, this book explores questions concerning the governance of environmental sustainability in a globalizing economy. With contributions from leading international scholars, the book offers a comprehensive framework on globalization, governance, and sustainability, and examines institutional mechanisms and arrangements to achieve sustainable environmental governance. It:
This book will be of interest to students and researchers of political science, international studies, political economy and environmental studies.