Postmodern Climate Change [NOOK Book]

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A much-needed analysis of international climate change politics as a key issue of modernity and in the context of environmentalism.


Leigh Glover presents a new way to understand the climate change problem and is concerned with problems of modernity and postmodernity in the context of contemporary environmental thought. Focusing on the international politics surrounding the UN agreement of climate change, the Framework Convention on ...

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Postmodern Climate Change

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Overview

A much-needed analysis of international climate change politics as a key issue of modernity and in the context of environmentalism.


Leigh Glover presents a new way to understand the climate change problem and is concerned with problems of modernity and postmodernity in the context of contemporary environmental thought. Focusing on the international politics surrounding the UN agreement of climate change, the Framework Convention on Climate Change and its Kyoto Protocol, Glover examines the issue using the key aspects of climate change science, global environmental politics, and global environmental management.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781134247837
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 1/24/2007
  • Series: Environmental Politics
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 336
  • File size: 775 KB

Meet the Author

Leigh Glover is Policy Fellow at the Center for Energy and Environmental Policy, University of Delaware, USA.

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Table of Contents

1 Climate change and modernity 1
2 Modernity and postmodernity 19
3 Climate change science : modern knowledge of a decreasingly natural world 69
4 Climate change governance : an international liberal-democratic system 137
5 Global environmental management of climate 211
6 Conclusion : climate change and ecological postmodernity 242
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