A collection of concise, hard-hitting essays by a group of international experts and scholars that address the breadth of politics and policy on environmental change and sustainable development in East and Southeast Asia. The book pays particular attention to the ways in which foreign policy and international relations theories help explain eco-politics and sustainable development in the region.
Introduction * Part I: Environment, Foreign Policy and Diplomacy in East Asia * Environmental Politics and Foreign Policy in East Asia: A Survey of China and Japan * The Environmental and Japanese Foreign Policy * Japan and Global Climate Change * Environmental Degradation and Security in Maoist China * The 'Troubled Modernizer'; 'Panda Diplomacy' * Taiwan's International Environmental Policy * Part II: Eco-politics, IR and Strategies for Sustainable Development in East and Southeast Asia * China and the Climate Change Agreements * Thailand and the Convention on Biological Diversity * Mekong River Politics * Protecting the Marine Environment in Vietnam * Sustainable Development in Canada and Taiwan * Community-based Conflict Management and Environmental Change * Notes * References * Index
Tertiary; University or College
Number Of Pages: 298
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6
Weight (kg): 0.41
Edition Number: 1