Environmental Policy / Edition 2

Environmental Policy / Edition 2

by Jane Roberts
     
 

"Environmental Policy explains how the social sciences relate to environmental policy making, and how they can be used to achieve policies for a sustainable future. It deals with environmental policy making at institutional, national and international levels, and emphasises the solutions, as well as the problems." Environmental Policy is an accessible text with a

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"Environmental Policy explains how the social sciences relate to environmental policy making, and how they can be used to achieve policies for a sustainable future. It deals with environmental policy making at institutional, national and international levels, and emphasises the solutions, as well as the problems." Environmental Policy is an accessible text with a multi-disciplinary perspective. Detailed case studies, drawn from a range of international examples, are used throughout to illustrate issues such as global warming, international trade, tourism and the human rights of indigenous peoples. It is well illustrated and includes chapter summaries and further reading.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415497848
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/01/2010
Series:
Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environment and Society Texts Series
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
1,455,733
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Ch. 1 So what's the problem? 6

Ch. 2 The roots of environmental problems 40

Ch. 3 Sustainable development and the goals of environmental policy 66

Ch. 4 Science and technology: policies and paradoxes 90

Ch. 5 Corporate environmental policy making 118

Ch. 6 Environmental policy making in government 139

Ch. 7 International environmental policy making 167

Ch. 8 Environmental economics 189

Ch. 9 Making policy for the environment - and for people 217

References 219

Index 230

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