Debating Environmental Regimes

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Suggesting that one of the biggest challenges to the maintenance of effective international environmental regimes is their relative levels of acceptance among member states, 12 chapters from a multidisciplinary group of North American and British academics explore the ethical dilemmas that arise that might challenge both the legitimacy and effectiveness of environmental policies and institutions. After exploring some of the broad theoretical concerns of the topic, papers explore the divergences and convergences ...
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Overview

Suggesting that one of the biggest challenges to the maintenance of effective international environmental regimes is their relative levels of acceptance among member states, 12 chapters from a multidisciplinary group of North American and British academics explore the ethical dilemmas that arise that might challenge both the legitimacy and effectiveness of environmental policies and institutions. After exploring some of the broad theoretical concerns of the topic, papers explore the divergences and convergences of policy between developed and developing nations. Finally, specific proposed and implemented environmental policies are examined in light of the preceding discussion. Annotation c. Book News, Inc.,Portland, OR
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781590334256
  • Publisher: Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/28/2002
  • Pages: 212
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.20 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors
Introduction
Pt. I Theoretical Interventions 1
Ch. 1 Environmental Challenges for Liberalism: The Case of Climate Change 3
Ch. 2 The Brazilian Tropical Forest: Deforestation and Human Rights 15
Ch. 3 Sustainable Development and Global Justice 25
Pt. II The North-South Divide 35
Ch. 4 The North-South Divide and Climate Change Equity 37
Ch. 5 International Environmental Justice: A North-South Dimension 75
Ch. 6 Environmental Regimes in Nicaragua: Moving Beyond Sandinista vs. Somocista 95
Ch. 7 Implementing Environmental Policy in Small Island States Post-Rio 109
Ch. 8 Governance, Security, and the Environment in South Asia: A Paradox of Change and Continuity 123
Pt. III Perspectives on Policy 139
Ch. 9 Prices, Property and Sustainability: Toward a More Positive Assessment of Past Practices and Institutions 141
Ch. 10 An International Regime Analysis of Outer Space 155
Ch. 11 A Proposed Methodology for Measuring the Effectiveness and Efficiency of Environmental Policy Regimes 171
Ch. 12 Time for a Conservationist-in-Chief? Linking American Environmental and International Security Policy 191
Index 203
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