Who Rules the Earth?: How Social Rules Shape Our Planet and Our Lives

Who Rules the Earth?: How Social Rules Shape Our Planet and Our Lives

by Paul F. Steinberg


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199896615
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 03/06/2015
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 1,288,556
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Paul F. Steinberg is the Malcolm Lewis Professor of Sustainability and Society and Professor of Political Science and Environmental Policy at Harvey Mudd College. He is the author of Comparative Environmental Politics and Environmental Leadership in Developing Countries, which won the International Studies Association's Harold and Margaret Sprout Award for the best book in international environmental affairs. He is the director of the Social Rules Project, a multi-media initiative designed to raise public awareness about the importance of changing policies and other binding rules to promote sustainability.

Table of Contents

I. Searching for Solutions
1 Recycling Is Not Enough
2 Strings Attached
3 Feasible Worlds

II. Who Owns the Earth?
4 A Perilous Journey
5 The Big Trade
6 A Planet of Nations

III. Transformations
7 Scaling Up
8 Scaling Down
9 Keep the Change

IV. Leverage
10 Super Rules
11 Paper, Plastic, or Politics?

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