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The Internationalization of Environmental Protection : Cambridge Studies in International Relations (Paperback) - Professor Miranda A. Schreurs

The Internationalization of Environmental Protection

Cambridge Studies in International Relations (Paperback)

By: Professor Miranda A. Schreurs (Editor), Elizabeth Economy (Editor), Steve Smith (Editor), Thomas Biersteker (Editor), Chris Brown (Editor)

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Published: 1st December 1997
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Exploring the intersection of the 'domestic' and the 'international' in environmental politics, this book presents seven original case studies which show how the internationalization of environmental protection efforts is altering policy-making processes, policy outcomes, and the effectiveness of policy implementation. The authors argue that while new norms and institutions for the global environment are emerging which are changing policy-making processes at the national and regional levels, sub-state politics continues to influence strongly the nature of national responses to international environmental problems. The volume examines climate change politics in China, Japan, and Germany; ozone layer protection in the United States, United Kingdom, Japan, and Germany; East-West environmental cooperation and the former Soviet Union; Zimbabwe and the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species; biodiversity politics in the United States and United Kingdom; and environmental protection within the European Union.

"The contributors take a state-centric approach that, although simplistic, allows them to explore these questions in a familiar theoretical framework. Interestingly, even with a state-centric approach, the authors offer a rich account of case studies both in terms of issues and countries....The volume has a strong theme and will serve as an important reference for students and scholars interested in international relations in general and environmental policy in particular." Choice

Domestic and international linkages in environmental politics
Chinese policy-making and global climate change: two-front diplomacy and the international community
The domestic politics of global biodiversity protection in the United Kingdom and the United States
Domestic and international linkages in global environmental politics: a case study of the Montreal Protocol
The internationalization of environmental protection in the USSR and its successor states
Domestic institutions and international environmental agendas in Japan and Germany
Zimbabwe and CITES: illustrating the reciprocal relationship between the state and the international regime
The European Union: bridging domestic and international environmental policy making
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ISBN: 9780521585361
ISBN-10: 0521585368
Series: Cambridge Studies in International Relations (Paperback)
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 1st December 1997
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.84 x 15.34  x 1.55
Weight (kg): 0.37