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Emerging Forces in Environmental Governance - Norichika Kanie

Emerging Forces in Environmental Governance

By: Norichika Kanie (Editor)

Paperback Published: January 2004
ISBN: 9789280810950
Number Of Pages: 380

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International governance increasingly occurs through complex synergies between networks of actors across levels of international politics. This volume describes and analyzes the activities of many new actors in the realm of sustainable development. It highlights their activities and challenges, as well as critiques of their role in international governance. At the same time, the authors raise new theoretical and empirical questions for the future study of globalization and the formulation of policies for global issues. While states ultimately continue to make and enforce international law, they are increasingly dependent upon multilateral institutions, organized science, NGOs and social movements, and business and industry for formulating their views and conducting policy. This volume focuses on clarifying the key actors and the governance functions they perform in addressing environmental threats.

List of tables and figuresp. viii
Forewordp. x
Acknowledgementsp. xiii
Introductionp. 1
Multilateral institutions
Multilateral environmental institutions and coordinating mechanismsp. 15
Consolidating global environmental governance: New lessons from the GEF?p. 35
The effectiveness of the WTO and WIPO: Lessons for environmental governance?p. 51
Multilevel governance
The case for regional environmental organizationsp. 71
Global environmental governance in terms of vertical linkagesp. 86
Science-policy interface for environmental governance
Science policy for multilateral environmental governancep. 115
The IPCC: Its roles in international negotiation and domestic decision-making on climate change policiesp. 137
NGOs and environmental governance
Institutionalization of NGO involvement in policy functions for global environmental governancep. 157
Civil society protest and participation: Civic engagement within the multilateral governance regimep. 176
Business/industry and environmental governance
Balancing TNCs, the states, and the international system in global environmental governance: A critical perspectivep. 203
The private business sector in global environmental diplomacyp. 216
Conclusion
Conclusion: Institutional design and institutional reform for sustainable developmentp. 263
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ISBN: 9789280810950
ISBN-10: 9280810952
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 380
Published: January 2004
Publisher: United Nations University
Country of Publication: JP
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.48