Science and Politics in the International Environment / Edition 1

Science and Politics in the International Environment / Edition 1

by Neil E. Harrison
     
 

ISBN-10: 074252020X

ISBN-13: 9780742520202

Pub. Date: 02/15/2004

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

In a series of case studies, social and natural scientists investigate how science and politics relate in international environmental issues, and how the interplay of science and politics influences international environmental policy. A concluding chapter generalized toward theory. An appendix suggests how to use the case studies in teaching. Annotation ©2004

Overview

In a series of case studies, social and natural scientists investigate how science and politics relate in international environmental issues, and how the interplay of science and politics influences international environmental policy. A concluding chapter generalized toward theory. An appendix suggests how to use the case studies in teaching. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742520202
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
02/15/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.84(d)

Table of Contents

Figures, Boxes, and Tablesvii
Abbreviations and Glossaryix
1Thinking about Science and Politics1
Part IRegional Issues17
2A Case Study of Two Mexican Biosphere Reserves: The Upper Gulf of California and Colorado River Delta and the El Pinacate and Gran Desierto de Altar Biosphere Reserves21
3Scientists and Scientific Uncertainty in EU Policy Processes: Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy and Bovine Hormones53
Part IIGlobal Issues81
4Science and International Climate Change Policy83
5Political Responses to Changing Uncertainty in Climate Science109
Part IIIScience and Precaution139
6Using Science, Ignoring Science: Lake Acidification in Ontario143
7Lost in the Woods: International Forest Policy173
Part IVScience, Ideas, and Culture203
8Localizing Universal Science: Acid Rain Science and Policy in Europe, North America, and East Asia209
9The Effectiveness of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea in Resolving International Fisheries Disputes: The Southern Bluefin Tuna Case241
10No Fence Can Stop It: Debating Dioxin Drift from a Small U.S. Town to Arctic Canada271
11International Cooperation in Environmental Politics: Ecosystem Management of the Great Lakes and the Baltic Sea297
Part VBeyond Case Studies325
12Toward Theory327
AppendixTeaching with Case Studies351
Index359
About the Contributors377

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