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International Governance: Portecting the Environment in a Stateless Society

International Governance: Portecting the Environment in a Stateless Society

by Oran R. Young
     
 

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How can the global environment be safeguarded in the absence of a world government? In the vanguard of efforts to address this critical question, Oran R. Young draws on environmental issues to explore the nature of international governance. Young's analysis invokes the distinction between "governance," a social function involving the management of interdependent

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How can the global environment be safeguarded in the absence of a world government? In the vanguard of efforts to address this critical question, Oran R. Young draws on environmental issues to explore the nature of international governance. Young's analysis invokes the distinction between "governance," a social function involving the management of interdependent individuals or groups, and "government," a set of formal organizations that makes and enforces rules.

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"Any reader interested in gaining an understanding of international cooperation, and especially why states have joined together frequently during the past few decades to address environmental problems, will find this a worthwhile book."—Donald R. Rothwell, Faculty of Law, University of Sydney, Arctic, Summer 1995

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801481765
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
07/12/1994
Series:
Cornell Studies in Political Economy Series
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

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