Comparative Environmental Politics / Edition 1

Comparative Environmental Politics / Edition 1

by Jerry McBeath, Jonathan Rosenberg
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1402047622

ISBN-13: 9781402047626

Pub. Date: 06/30/2006

Publisher: Springer Netherlands

This book assesses and compares the political response of nations to the environment. The book explores five major topics: state-society relations; environmental non-governmental organizations (ENGOs); Green parties and environmental movements; institutions of government and policy-making; variations in the capacities of states to protect the environment; and

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This book assesses and compares the political response of nations to the environment. The book explores five major topics: state-society relations; environmental non-governmental organizations (ENGOs); Green parties and environmental movements; institutions of government and policy-making; variations in the capacities of states to protect the environment; and national responses to global problems. It compares and contrasts rich and poor nations, large and small countries, liberal democracies and authoritarian states.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402047626
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
06/30/2006
Series:
Advances in Global Change Research Series, #25
Edition description:
2006
Pages:
182
Product dimensions:
8.27(w) x 11.69(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.- About the Authors.- Chapter 1. Introduction.- Chapter 2. State-Society Relations.- Chapter 3. Political Processes and Organizations.- Chapter 4. Political Institutions and the Environment.- Chapter 5. National Capacity to Protect the Environment.- Chapter 6. National Responses to Global Environmental Problems.- Chapter 7. Summary and Conclusions.- Index.

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