ISBN-10:
080143887X
ISBN-13:
9780801438875
Pub. Date:
08/28/2001
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Toxic Exports: The Transfer of Hazardous Wastes from Rich to Poor Countries

Toxic Exports: The Transfer of Hazardous Wastes from Rich to Poor Countries

by Jennifer Clapp

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ISBN-13: 9780801438875
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 08/28/2001
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Jennifer Clapp is Professor and Canada Research Chair of Global Food Security and Sustainability, Department of Environment and Resource Studies and Balsillie School of International Affairs, University of Waterloo. She is a Trudeau Fellow and author of a number of books, including Toxic Exports: The Transfer of Hazardous Wastes from Rich to Poor Countries, also from Cornell, and Food. She is also coauthor of Paths to a Green World and coeditor of several books.

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Boxes viii

Preface ix

List of Acronyms xi

1 Hazard Transfer from Rich to Poor Countries 1

2 The Hazardous Waste Trade and International Regulatory Measures 21

3 The Role of Environmental NGOs in the Evolution of the Basel Ban 53

4 Industry Players and Post-Basel Ban Amendment Politics 81

5 Foreign Direct Investment in Hazardous Industries 104

6 Market-Based and Voluntary Initiatives: Promoting Clean Production? 126

7 Conclusion: Prospects for Clean Production on a Global Scale 150

Index 173

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