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Environment and Statecraft: The Strategy of Environmental Treaty-Making
     

Environment and Statecraft: The Strategy of Environmental Treaty-Making

by Scott Barrett
 

ISBN-10: 0199257337

ISBN-13: 9780199257331

Pub. Date: 03/13/2003

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

How did the Montreal Protocol succeed in protecting the earth's ozone layer? Why will 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,

Overview

How did the Montreal Protocol succeed in protecting the earth's ozone layer? Why will 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. It also applies the theory to some of the world's most important environmental problems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199257331
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/13/2003
Pages:
446
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.30(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. The North Pacific Fur Seal Treaty and the Theory of International Cooperation
3. Transnational Cooperation Dilemmas
4. Games with Multiple Equilibria
5. Customary Rights and Responsibilities
6. International Environmental Agreements
7. The Treaty Participation Game
8. The Montreal Protocol
9. Tipping Treaties
10. Compliance and the Strategy of Reciprocity
11. The Depth and Breadth of International Cooperation
12. Trade Leakage and Trade Linkage
13. The Side Payments Game
14. Summary
15. Global Climate Change and the Kyoto Protocol

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