Environment and Statecraft: The Strategy of Environmental Treaty-Making / Edition 1

Environment and Statecraft: The Strategy of Environmental Treaty-Making / Edition 1

by Scott Barrett
     
 

How did the Montreal Protocol succeed in helping to protect the earth's ozone layer? Why did the Kyoto Protocol fail to materially dampen global climate change? Are treaties really needed? Can they be made to work better? This book develops a theory to answer these questions - one that integrates the approaches used in economics, political science, international law,… See more details below

Overview

How did the Montreal Protocol succeed in helping to protect the earth's ozone layer? Why did the Kyoto Protocol fail to materially dampen global climate change? Are treaties really needed? Can they be made to work better? This book develops a theory to answer these questions - one that integrates the approaches used in economics, political science, international law, and game theory.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199286096
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
01/05/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
456
Sales rank:
1,172,070
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction1
2The North Pacific fur seal treaty and the theory of international cooperation19
3Transnational cooperation dilemmas49
4Games with multiple equilibria85
5Customary rights and responsibilities106
6International environmental agreements133
7The treaty participation game195
8The montreal protocol221
9Tipping treaties254
10Compliance and the strategy of reciprocity269
11The depth and breadth of international cooperation292
12Trade leakage and trade linkage307
13The side payments game335
14Summary355
15Global climate change and the kyoto protocol359
Afterword to the paperback edition on global climate change and the kyoto protocol399

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