Multilevel Governance of Global Environmental Change: Perspectives from Science, Sociology and the Law

Multilevel Governance of Global Environmental Change: Perspectives from Science, Sociology and the Law

by Gerd Winter
     
 

A stimulating, interdisciplinary contribution to the debate on management of global environmental change.See more details below

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A stimulating, interdisciplinary contribution to the debate on management of global environmental change.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521173438
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/03/2011
Pages:
654
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 1.46(d)

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Table of Contents

1Introduction1
2Dimensions and mechanisms of global climate change37
3Global climate change : what can we learn from the past?67
4The social embeddedness of global environmental governance79
5Globalising a green civil society : in search of conceptual clarity106
6Private authority, global governance, and the law149
7Responsibility of transnational corporations in international environmental law : three perspectives179
8Transboundary corporate responsibility in environmental matters : fragments and foundations for a future framework200
9The diffusion of environmental policy innovations227
10Process-related measures and global environmental governance254
11The impact of the USA on regime formation and implementation275
12Transnational bureaucracy networks : a resource of global environmental governance?305
13The EU : a regional model?333
14Transition and governance : the case of post-communist states358
15Multilateral environmental agreements and the compliance continuum387
16On clustering international environmental agreements409
17Institutions, knowledge, and change : findings from the quantitative study of environmental regimes430
18Regulatory competition and developing countries and the challenge for compliance push and pull measures455
19Policy instrument innovation in the European Union : a realistic model for international environmental governance?470
20Financial instruments and cooperation in implementing international agreements for the global environment493
21Global environmental change and the nation state : sovereignty bounded?519
22Whose environment? Concepts of commonality in international environmental law539
23Globalising environmental liability : the interplay of national and international law559
24The legal nature of environmental principles in international, EU, and exemplary national law587

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