Palgrave Advances in International Environmental Politics / Edition 1by M. Betsill
Pub. Date: 12/01/2005
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Palgrave Advances in International Environmental Politics provides a state of the art review of the major theoretical approaches and substantive debates of the field. The first section reviews the historical development of international environmental politics as well as the theoretical and methodological approaches used in its study. The following chapters each review the trajectory of a key research area within international environmental politics and elaborate on current approaches and debates. Case studies in each chapter illuminate the main theoretical questions that emerge from the review.
Table of ContentsIntroduction; M.Betsill, K.Hochstetler & D.Stevis PART I: THE CONTEXT OF THE STUDY OF INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLITICS The Trajectory of the Study of the International Environmental Politics; D.Stevis Theoretical Perspectives on International Environmental Politics; M.Paterson Methods in International Environmental Politics; K.Hochstetler & M.Laituri PART II: THE FORCES THAT SHAPE INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLITICS The Environment as a Global Issue; G.Kütting & S.Rose International Political Economy and the Environment; J.Clapp Transnational Actors in International Environmental Politics; M.Betsill Environmental Security; L.Swatuk Global Governance and the Environment; F.Biermann PART III: NORMATIVE FRAMEWORKS FOR EVALUATING INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLITICS Sustainable Development: A Contested Policy Concept; H.Bruyninckx The Effectiveness of Environmental Policies; J.Wettestad General Conclusion; M.Betsill, K.Hochstetler and D.Stevis Environmental and Ecological Justice; T.Roberts & B.Parks
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