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Environmental Values in a Globalizing World : Nature, Justice and Governance - Ian Lowe

Environmental Values in a Globalizing World

Nature, Justice and Governance

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Published: 1st March 2005
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This multidisciplinary volume presents a refreshing new approach to environmental values in the global age. it investigates the challenges that globalization poses to traditional environmental values in general as well as in politics and international governance.
Divided into five parts, the book investigates how environmental values could be reconceived in a globalizing world.
Part I explores contemporary environmental values and their implications for a globalizing world.
Part II examines the development of Western and Eastern environmental values
Part III discusses contemporary environmental politics
Part IV examines how values inform environmental governance and how governance solutions influence which values are realised
Part V concludes the volume with two different views of the prospects of environmental values in a globalising world.

This study will be of great interest to students and researchers studying the environment in philosophy, political science, international relations, international environment law, environmental studies and development studies.

List of Figures
List of Tables
List of Contributors
Foreword
Preface and Acknowledgements
Introduction
Environmental Values in a Globalising World Jouni Paavola and Ian Lowe
Environmental Values and the Nation State
Globalisation and the Environment: Endgame or a 'New Renaissance'? Andrew Brennan
Environmental Values, Nationalism, Global Citizenship and the Common Heritage of Humanity Robin Attfield
The Enchantments and Disenchantments of Nature: Implications for Consumption in a Globalised World Kate Soper
Relational Resonance with Nature: The Confucian Vision Julia Tao
Globalisation, Values and Environmental Politics
Global Liberalism, Environmentalism, and the Changing Boundaries of the Political: Karl Polanyi's Insights John M. Meyer
Reconceiving Environmental Justice: Global Movements and Political Theories David Schlosberg
Environmental Values in a Globalising World: The Case of China Paul G. Harris
Enviromental Governance and Values
Interdependence, Pluralism And Globalisation: Implications for Environmental Governance Jouni Paavola
The Climate Change Regime: De Jure and De Facto Commitment to Sustainable Development Joyeeta Gupta
Diplomacy and Governance for Sustainability in a Partially Globalised World Bo Kjellen
International Environmental Governance - The Story So Far Peter Bridgewater and Celia Bridgewater
Conclusions
Assuming 'Responsibility for Our Rose' Jim Dator
Environmental Values in the Globalising World: Grounds for Cautious Optimism Ian Lowe
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ISBN: 9780415343626
ISBN-10: 0415343623
Series: Challenges of Globalisation
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 1st March 2005
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.23 x 16.66  x 2.06
Weight (kg): 0.54
Edition Number: 1