Institutions and Environmental Change: Principal Findings, Applications, and Research Frontiers

Institutions and Environmental Change: Principal Findings, Applications, and Research Frontiers

by Oran R. Young
     
 

This overview of recent research on how institutions matter in tackling environmental problems reports the findings and policy implications of a decade-long international research project.See more details below

Overview

This overview of recent research on how institutions matter in tackling environmental problems reports the findings and policy implications of a decade-long international research project.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262240574
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
11/30/2008
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Oran R. Young is Professor and Codirector of the Program on Governance for Sustainable Development at the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management,University of California, Santa Barbara, and Chair of the Scientific Committee of the International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change,sponsored by the International Council Of Science (ICSU), the International Social Science Council (ISSC), and the United Nations University (UNU). He is the author of The Institutional Dimensions of Environmental Change: Fit, Interplay, and Scale (2002) and coeditor (with Leslie A. King and Heike Schroeder) of Institutions and Environmental Change: Principal Findings, Applications,and Research Frontiers (2008), both published by the MIT Press.

Leslie A. King is Vice President, Academic, and Provost at Vancouver Island University.

Heike Schroeder is Tyndall Research Fellow in the Environmental Change Institute at Oxford University's Centre for the Environment.

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