Environmental Policies in the Third World: A Comparative Analysis

Environmental Policies in the Third World: A Comparative Analysis

by O. P. Dwivedi, Dhirendra K. Vajpeyi
     
 

ISBN-10: 031329397X

ISBN-13: 9780313293979

Pub. Date: 02/28/1995

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

Analyzes environmental problems and policies in developing countries around the world and discusses new prospects for international cooperation and funding. Considers hard political choices, who is to blame for environmental decay, who should pay to overcome problems, and how policies should be administered. Experts from different countries offer their perspectives

Overview

Analyzes environmental problems and policies in developing countries around the world and discusses new prospects for international cooperation and funding. Considers hard political choices, who is to blame for environmental decay, who should pay to overcome problems, and how policies should be administered. Experts from different countries offer their perspectives about the role of multilateral agencies, the North-South dimensions of environmental problems since 1972, internal and external factors that have affected Third World development, new measures and opportunities since the Rio Summit conference, and case studies of representative countries—India, China, Indonesia, Africa, Nigeria, Chile, and Mexico. A bibliography enhances this authoritative study for the use of political scientists, economists, and public administrators, for teachers, students, and professionals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313293979
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/28/1995
Series:
Contributions in Political Science Series , #35
Pages:
246
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.69(d)
Lexile:
1570L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Preface

Sustainable Development: Linking Global Environmental Change to Technology Cooperation by Dieter Koenig

External Factors Influencing Environmental Policymaking in the Third World: Role of Multilateral Development Aid Agencies by Dhirendra K. Vajpeyi

India's Environmental Policy, Programs and Politics by O. P. Dwivedi and Renu Khator

Environmental Protection in China by George P. Jan

Protecting the Environment in Indonesia: Policies and Programs by Robert Boardman and Timothy M. Shaw

Environmental Problems, Policies and Prospects in Africa: A Continental Overview by Peter J. Stoett

Nigeria's Environment: Crises, Consequences and Responses by Pita Ogaba Agbese

Environmental Policy and Politics in Chile: A Latin American Case-Study by J. Nef

National Environmental Policy and Programs in Mexico by Maria Emilia Janetti-Díaz, José Mario Hernández-Quezada, and Chadwick DeWaard

Selected Bibliography by Steven Havercamp and Georgia N. Vajpeyi

Index

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