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The Global Politics of the Environment - Lorraine M. Elliott

The Global Politics of the Environment

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Published: 27th August 2004
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Debates about the causes and impacts of global environmental degradation go to the heart of economic and political systems and raise fundamental questions about power and inequity in a globalized world. The comprehensively revised 2nd edition of this popular text provides wide-ranging coverage of the international negotiations and on assessment of the international political economy of the environment, normative and policy debates on environmental governance, and of prospects for the pursuit of environmental security.

Reviews of Previous Edition: 'Well constructed and researched...Lorraine Elliott's comprehensive study reveals the gaping chasm between statements of principle and rhetoric on the one hand and political and financial commitments on the other...' - Times Literary Supplement 'This is an excellent general introduction to global environmental politics. Its range is impressive, its coverage comprehensive and its organization clear and logical.' - Andrew Hurrell, Oxford University

Introduction From Stockholm to Rio to Johannesburg The Global Politics of Conservation: Species, Resources and Habitat The Global Politics of Pollution Global Environmental Governance: The State and Institutional Design Global Environmental Governance: Democratization and Local Voices Normative Challenges: Justice, Obligation and Rights The International Political Economy of the Environment Strategies for Sustainable Development Environmental Security The Global Politics of the Environment

ISBN: 9780333948514
ISBN-10: 0333948513
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 296
Published: 27th August 2004
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.5
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised