Essential Concepts of Global Environmental Governance

Essential Concepts of Global Environmental Governance

By: Jean-Frederic Morin (editor), Amandine Orsini (editor)Paperback

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Aligning global governance to the challenges of sustainability is one of the most urgent environmental issues to be addressed. This book is a timely and up-to-date compilation of the main pieces of the global environmental governance puzzle. The book is comprised of 101 entries, each defining a central concept in global environmental governance, presenting its historical evolution, introducing related debates and including key bibliographical references and further reading. The entries combine analytical rigour with empirical description. The book: offers cutting edge analysis of the state of global environmental governance, raises an up-to-date debate on global governance for sustainable development, gives an in-depth exploration of current international architecture of global environmental governance, examines the interaction between environmental politics and other fields of governance such as trade, development and security, elaborates a critical review of the recent literature in global environmental governance. This unique work synthesizes writing from an internationally diverse range of well-known experts in the field of global environmental governance. Innovative thinking and high-profile expertise come together to create a volume that is accessible to students, scholars and practitioners alike.

About Author

Jean-Frederic Morin is Professor of International Relations at the Universite libre de Bruxelles, Belgium, where he teaches international political economy and global environmental politics. Amandine Orsini is Professor of International Relations at the Universite St Louis, Brussels, Belgium. She teaches introduction to international relations, international organizations, and global environmental politics.


Adaptation Eric E. Massey Aid Asa Persson Antarctic Treaty Regime Alan D. Hemmings Arctic Council Olav Schram Stokke AssessmentsJoyeeta Gupta Audits Olivier Boiral and Inaki Heras-Saizarbitoria Biodiversity RegimeG. Kristin Rosendal Boundary OrganizationsMaria Carmen Lemos and Christine Kirchhoff Business and CorporationsDoris Fuchs and Bastian Knebel Carrying Capacities Paradigm Nathan F. Sayre and Adam Romero CITES Daniel Compagnon Climate Change Regime Harro van Asselt Commission on Sustainable Development Lynn M. Wagner Common but Differentiated Responsibility Steve Vanderheiden Common Heritage of Mankind Scott J. Shackelford Compliance and Implementation Sandrine Maljean-Dubois Conservation and Preservation Jean-Frederic Morin and Amandine Orisini Corporate Social Responsibility Jennifer Clapp and Ian H. Rowlands Critical Political Economy Peter Newell Deep Ecology Andrew Dobson Desertification Convention Steffen Bauer Disasters Raymond Murphy Dispute Resolution Mechanisms Carrie Menkel-Meadow Dumping Josue Mathieu Ecocentrism Sheryl D. Breen Ecofeminism Charlotte Bretherton Ecological Modernization Maarten Hajer Ecosystem Services (Payments for) Stefanie Engel Effectiveness Detlef F. Sprinz Emerging Countries Ana Flavia Barros-Platiau and Amandine Orsini Epistemic Communities Mai'a K. Davis Cross Fisheries Regime Elizabeth R. DeSombre Gaia Theory Karen Liftin Global Deliberative Democracy John Dryzek Global Environmental Facility Benjamin Denis Global Environmental Governance Studies Oran R. Young Global Public Good Selim Louafi Grassroots Movements Brian Doherty Green Democracy Robyn Eckersley Hazardous Chemicals Convention Peter Hough Hazardous Wastes Regime Henrik Selin Human and Environmental Rights Sophie Lavallee Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities Marc Hufty Influential Individuals Bob Reinalda Institutional Interactions Sebastian Oberthur and Thijs Van de Graaf International Whaling Commission Steinar Andresen Justice Katia Vladimirova Kuznets Curve David I. Stern Labeling and Certification Benjamin Cashore, Graeme Auld and Stefan Renckens Law of the Sea Convention Jaye Ellis Least Developed Countries Alexandra Hofer Liability Cymie R. Payne Liberal Environmentalism Steven Bernstein Markets Matthew Paterson Migrants Francois Gemenne Military Conflicts Maya Jegen Negotiating Coalitions Pamela Chasek Nongovernmental Organizations Michele M. Betsill Nonregimes Radoslav S. Dimitrov Ozone Regime David L. Downie Participation Philippe Le Prestre Partnerships Liliana Andonova and Manoela Assayag Persistent Organic Pollutants Convention Jessica Templeton Policy Diffusion Katja Biedenkopf Polluter Pays Principle Nicolas de Sadeleer Population Sustainability Diana Coole Post-environmentalism Chiara Certoma Precautionary Principle Aarti Gupta Preventive Action Principle Helene Trudeau Private Regimes Jessica F. Green REDD Heike Schroeder Reflexive Governance Tom Dedeurwaerdere Regimes Amandine Orsini and Jean-Frederic Morin Regional Governance Tom Delreux Reporting Klaus Dingwerth Risk Society Ulrich Beck Scales Kate O'Neill Scarcity and Conflicts Alexis Carles Scenarios Stacy D. VanDeveer and Simone Pulver Science Tim Forsyth Secretariats Bernd Siebenhuner Security Hiroshi Ohta Shaming Charlotte Epstein Sovereignty Jean-Frederic Morin and Amandine Orsini Summit Diplomacy Arild Underdal Sustainable Development Edwin Zaccai Taxation Bernard P. Herber Technology Transfer Joanna I. Lewis Thermoeconomics Kozo Mayumi Tragedy of the Commons Thomas Falk, Bjoern Vollan and Michael Kirk Transboundary Air Pollution Regime Delphine Misonne Transboundary Water Regime Shlomi Dinar Transgovernmental Networks Harriet Bulkeley Transnational Crime Lorraine Elliott Transparency Michael Mason Treaty Negotiations Daniel Compagnon United Nations Environment Programme Steffen Bauer Wetlands Convention Royal Gardner World Bank Susan Park World Environment Organization Frank Biermann World Trade Organization Fariborz Zelli

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  • ISBN13: 9780415822473
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 252
  • ID: 9780415822473
  • weight: 386
  • ISBN10: 0415822475

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