A Handbook of Globalisation and Environmental Policy: National Government Interventions in a Global Arena (New edition)

A Handbook of Globalisation and Environmental Policy: National Government Interventions in a Global Arena (New edition)

By: Jan Pieters (editor), Frank Wijen (editor), Kees Zoeteman (editor)Paperback

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In the current era of globalisation, national governments are increasingly exposed to international influences which can present many new constraints and opportunities for domestic environmental policies. This comprehensive Handbook pushes the frontiers of theoretical and empirical knowledge, and provides a state-of-the-art examination of the critical effects of globalisation on environmental governance. Following a comprehensive introduction by the editors, the expert contributors analyse key concepts and recent developments in themes such as national regimes, types of environmental goods, trade rules and environmental policies, eco-innovation policy, government-business cooperation, the role of citizen-consumers in environmental politics, and governance in developing countries. They also present various societal perspectives, including the role of businesses and non-governmental organisations. Eight original case studies address global influences on domestic environmental policies and government participation in international and supranational fora. The Handbook concludes with innovative and challenging views on the future role of national governments in global environmental governance. Including contributions from leading authorities in academia, government, and business, this comprehensive new Handbook provides an insightful overview of the powerful effect of globalisation on national environmental policy. The depth and scope of the work will ensure a broad and varied readership, including academics, students, and policymakers in the fields of governance, environmental politics and law, international relations, and political science.

About Author

Edited by Frank Wijen, Assistant Professor of Strategic Management, Erasmus University, Rotterdam and Research Fellow, Globus, Tilburg University, The Netherlands, Kees Zoeteman, Professor of Sustainable Development in International Perspective, Telos, Tilburg Sustainability Centre, Tilburg University, The Netherlands and Jan Pieters, Former Senior Economics Advisor, Ministry of Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment, The Hague, The Netherlands


Contents: Preface 1. Globalisation and National Environmental Policy: An Overview Kees Zoeteman, Frank Wijen and Jan Pieters PART I: CONCEPTS AND STATE OF AFFAIRS 2. Trade and Investment: Selected Links to Domestic Environmental Policy Tom Jones 3. Globalisation and National Incentives for Protecting Environmental Goods: Types of Goods, Trade Effects, and International Collective Action Problems Alkuin Kolliker 4. Financing Global Public Goods: Responding to Global Environmental Challenges Pedro Conceicao and Inge Kaul 5. National Environmental Policies and Multilateral Trade Rules Marion Jansen and Alexander Keck 6. Towards an Effective Eco-Innovation Policy in a Globalised Setting Rene Kemp, Luc Soete and Rifka Weehuizen 7. Collaboration of National Governments and Global Corporations in Environmental Management Kees Zoeteman and Eric Harkink 8. Globalisation and the Role of Citizen-Consumers in Environmental Politics Gert Spaargaren and Susan Martens 9. Environmental Federalism in the European Union and the United States David Vogel, Michael Toffel and Diahanna Post 10. Globalisation and Policies/Politics towards Sustainable Development in Developing Countries Hans Opschoor PART II: SOCIETAL PERSPECTIVES 11. Drivers of Business Behaviour in the Realm of Sustainable Development: The Role and Influence of the WBCSD, a Global Business Network Bjorn Stigson and Britta Rendlen 12. Globalisation, Policy Utility Suppliers, and the Environmental Agenda Jan Hol 13. Unilever and Sustainable Development Chris Dutihl 14. Globalisation and National Environmental Policy: The Influence of WWF, an International Non-Governmental Organisation Claude Martin 15. The Impact of European Non-Governmental Organisations on EU Environmental Regulation John Hontelez PART III: THE IMPACT OF GLOBALISATION ON DOMESTIC ENVIRONMENTAL POLICIES 16. National Room to Manoeuvre: The Dutch Position in EU Energy Policies Maarten Arentsen and Theo de Bruijn 17. Strategies to Prevent Illegal Logging Saskia Ozinga and Nicole Gerard 18. Globalisation and Crop-Protection Policy Joost van Kasteren 19. Free Trade in Agricultural Products and the Environment Jan van Vliet PART IV: THE ROLE OF GOVERNMENT IN INTERNATIONAL AND SUPRANATIONAL FORUMS 20. Different Countries, Different Strategies: 'Green' Member States Influencing EU Climate Policy Sietske Veenman and Duncan Liefferink 21. The Dispersion of Authority in the European Union and its Impact on Environmental Regulation Ludwig Kramer 22. Mutual Recognition in the Testing of Chemicals through the OECD Rob Visser 23. Architecture of the Kyoto Protocol and Prospects for Public Climate Policy Frank Wijen and Kees Zoeteman PART V: NEW DIRECTIONS 24. Globalisation and Environmental Protection: A Global Governance Perspective Daniel Esty and Maria Ivanova 25. Governments and Policy Networks: Chances, Risks, and a Missing Strategy Charlotte Streck 26. Globalisation and Environmental Policy Design Konrad von Moltke 27. Effective Environmental Strategies for Small Countries in an Interconnected Global Setting Pieter Winsemius Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781845429515
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 768
  • ID: 9781845429515
  • ISBN10: 1845429516
  • edition: New edition

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