International Politics and the Environment (Sage Series on the Foundations of International RE)

International Politics and the Environment (Sage Series on the Foundations of International RE)

By: Ronald K. Mitchell (author)Paperback

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This book provides a sophisticated overview of the theories, concepts and methods central to the complex and contentious field of International Environmental Politics (IEP). Ronald B Mitchell carefully introduces students to the political processes involved in both causing and resolving international environmental problems. Each fully integrated chapter: / Links environmental policy to politics, bringing in a wide range of practical real-life examples / Deepens students' theoretical understanding, helping them to identify and explain international environmental problems and their solutions / Goes beyond description and develops students' ability to evaluate claims about outcomes in international environmental politics through empirical testing. A rounded, in-depth examination of IEP, this book has been specifically written for graduate and advanced undergraduate courses in global environmental politics and modules of broader international relations programs. SAGE Series on the Foundations of International Relations Series Editors: Walter Carlsnaes Uppsala University, Sweden Jeffrey T. Checkel Simon Fraser University, Canada International Advisory Board: Peter J. Katzenstein Cornell University, USA Emanuel Adler University of Toronto, Canada Martha Finnemore George Washington University, USA Andrew Hurrell Oxford University, UK G. John Ikenberry Princeton University, USA Beth Simmons Harvard University, USA Steve Smith University of Exeter, UK Michael Zuern Hertie School of Governance, Berlin, Germany The SAGE Foundations series fills the gap between narrowly-focused research monographs and broad introductory texts, providing graduate students with state-of-the-art, critical overviews of the key sub-fields within International Relations: International Political Economy, International Security, Foreign Policy Analysis, International Organization, Normative IR Theory, International Environmental Politics, Globalization, and IR Theory. Explicitly designed to further the transatlantic dialogue fostered by publications such as the SAGE Handbook of International Relations, the series is written by renowned scholars drawn from North America, continental Europe and the UK. The books are intended as core texts on advanced courses in IR, taking students beyond the basics and into the heart of the debates within each field, encouraging an independent, critical approach and signposting further avenues of research. Forthcoming titles: International Security Christopher Daase International Relations Theory Colin Wight Globalization James Caporaso Foreign Policy Analysis Walter Carlsnaes

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About Author

Ronald Mitchell is a Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Oregon. His book Intentional Oil Pollution at Sea: Environmental Policy and Treaty Compliance won the 1995 Sprout Award from the International Studies Association for the best book on international environmental issues. His most recent book is Global Environmental Assessments: Information and Influence, edited with William C. Clark, David Cash, and Nancy M. Dickson and published by MIT Press. He has published numerous articles and chapters in edited volumes. He teaches courses on international relations, international environmental politics, and international organization.

Contents

Explaining International Environmental Politics: An Introduction Defining and Distinguishing International Environmental Problems Sources of International Environmental Problems The International Emergence of Environmental Problems Negotiating Solutions to International Environmental Problems Evaluating the Effectiveness of International Environmental Institutions The Future of International Environmental Politics

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/12/2008
  • ISBN13: 9781412919753
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 248
  • ID: 9781412919753
  • weight: 386
  • ISBN10: 1412919754

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