Waste Trading among Rich Nations: Building a New Theory of Environmental Regulation

Waste Trading among Rich Nations: Building a New Theory of Environmental Regulation

by Kate O'Neill
     
 

ISBN-10: 0262150506

ISBN-13: 9780262150507

Pub. Date: 06/16/2000

Publisher: MIT Press

In Waste Trading among Rich Nations, Kate O'Neill asks why some industrialized nation voluntarily import hazardous wastes in the absence of pressing economic need. She focuses on Britain as an importer and Germany as an exporter and also looks at France, Australia, and Japan.  See more details below

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In Waste Trading among Rich Nations, Kate O'Neill asks why some industrialized nation voluntarily import hazardous wastes in the absence of pressing economic need. She focuses on Britain as an importer and Germany as an exporter and also looks at France, Australia, and Japan.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262150507
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
06/16/2000
Series:
American and Comparative Environmental Policy Series
Pages:
310
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Series Foreword
Acknowledgments
List of Tables
List of Abbreviations
1 Hazardous Waste Trading among OECD Countries: A Comparative
Approach
2 Out of the Backyard: Hazardous Waste Management as an
International Issue
3 An Institutional Explanation of the Waste Trade
4 Great Britain: Risk Acceptance and the Politics of
Flexibility, Diffusion, and Closure
5 Germany: Technology, Federalism, and Risk Aversion
6 The Waste Trade and Environmental Regulation in France,
Australia, and Japan
7 Conclusion
Notes
References
Index

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