The Environment and International Relations

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Environmental issues and questions of global change are now firmly established on the international political agenda. This book provides a wide-ranging survey of the current treatment of environmental issues in international relations.
This book begins by looking at the relevance of the different theoretical approaches current in international relations to the study of the environment. It analyzses a wide range of approaches from the debate between neo-realism and liberal ...
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Overview

Environmental issues and questions of global change are now firmly established on the international political agenda. This book provides a wide-ranging survey of the current treatment of environmental issues in international relations.
This book begins by looking at the relevance of the different theoretical approaches current in international relations to the study of the environment. It analyzses a wide range of approaches from the debate between neo-realism and liberal institutionalism to the significant connections between gender and global environmental change. The book goes on to consider a range of key international processes,
discussing the monitoring and implementation of environmental agreements, the place of ideology in negotiations and the role of international organisations.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415122153
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 2/2/1996
  • Series: Global Environmental Change Series
  • Pages: 248
  • Product dimensions: 0.53 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 9.21 (d)

Table of Contents

List of figures
Notes on contributors
Acknowledgements
1 Introduction. The environment in International Relations: legacies and contentions 1
2 Environmental security as a universal value: implications for international theory 22
3 International political economy and global environmental change 41
4 IR theory: neorealism, neoinstitutionalism and the Climate Change Convention 59
5 International relations, social ecology and the globalisation of environmental change 77
6 Gender and environmental change: are women the key to safeguarding the planet? 99
7 Who cares about the environment? 120
8 The environment and the United Nations 138
9 Between the devil and the law of the sea: the generation of global environmental norms 155
10 The international research enterprise and global environmental change: climate-change policy as a research process 171
11 Environmental regimes: effectiveness and implementation review 196
12 Hegemonic ideology and the international Tropical Timber Organisation 215
Index 234
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