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Vol 23 No 2 Feb/March 2018

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The Global Environment 2nd ed

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ISBN13: 9781568028279
ISBN: 156802827X
Published: May 2006
Publisher: CQ Press
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

A timely collection of essays that analyse key issues, institutions, laws, and policies for the protection of the global environment. The new edition of this popular text provides crucial historical background on the development of global environmental organisations and treaties, engaging discussions of current and critical global environmental agreements, and insights into national and international implementation of sustainable development principles. Drawing together a distinguished list of international contributors, the book includes six brand new chapters on such important topics as regime theory, climate change, hazardous chemical controls, perspectives of the developing world, and the European Union's and United States' international environmental policies. All other chapters have been thoroughly revised and updated. The book includes a useful chronology of global environmental policy and a list of acronyms to help students in critical reading, review and study.

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Table of Contents Preface Global Environmental Policy: A Short Chronology Acronyms1. Introduction: Governing the International Environment - Norman J. Vig I. International Institutions and Regimes2. Global Institutions and the Environment: An Evolutionary Perspective - Marvin S. Soroos3. Environmental Protection in the Twenty-first Century: Sustainable Development and International Law - Philippe Sands and Jacqueline Peel4. New! Global Environmental Policy: Governance through Regimes - David Downie5. The Role of Environmental NGOs in International Regimes - John McCormick II. Global Environmental Policy: Cases and Questions6. New! Global Climate Change Policy: Making Progress or Spinning Wheels? - Michele Betsill7. New! Global Policy for Hazardous Chemicals - Johnathan Krueger, Henrik Selin and David Downie8. Economic Integration and Environmental Protection - Daniel C. Esty9. Compliance with Global Environmental Policy - Michael Faure and Jurgen Lefevere III. Implementing Global Policy: Cases and Controversies in Sustainable Development10. New! Understanding United States Unilateralism: Domestic Sources of U.S. International Environmental Policy - Elizabeth DeSombre11. The European Union as an Environmental Governance System - Regina S. Axelrod, Norman J. Vig, and Miranda Schreurs12. New! The View from the South: Developing Countries in Global Environmental Politics - Adil Najam13. New! Debating the Dam: Is China's Three Gorges Project Sustainable? - Lawrence R. Sullivan14. Democracy and Nuclear Power in the Czech Republic - Regina S. Axelrod