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Routledge Handbook of Global Environmental Politics

Edited by: Paul G. Harris

Print publication date:  September  2013
Online publication date:  October  2013

Print ISBN: 9780415694209
eBook ISBN: 9780203799055
Adobe ISBN: 9781135090517

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Book description

This handbook provides a comprehensive and authoritative survey of Global Environmental Politics. It brings together leading international academic experts and features 40 chapters that:

  • Describe the history of global environmental politics as a discipline and explain the various theories and perspectives used by scholars and students to understand it.
  • Examine the key actors and institutions in global environmental politics, explaining the role of states, international organizations, regimes, international law, foreign policy institutions, domestic politics, corporations and transnational actors.
  • Address the ideas and themes shaping the practice and study of global environmental politics, including sustainability, consumption, expertise, uncertainty, security, diplomacy, North-South relations, globalisation, justice, ethics, participation and citizenship.
  • Assess the key issues and policies within global environmental politics, including energy, climate change, ozone depletion, air pollution, acid rain, sustainable transport, persistent organic pollutants, hazardous wastes, water, rivers, wetlands, oceans, fisheries, marine mammals, biodiversity, migratory species, natural heritage, forests, desertification, food and agriculture.

With an in-depth new preface by the Editor, this edition of the handbook is an invaluable resource for students, scholars, researchers and practitioners of environmental politics, environmental studies, environmental science, geography, international relations and political science.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  2:  The discipline of global environmental politics Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Mainstream theories Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Alternative theories Download PDF
Chapter  5:  The study of global environmental politics Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Advanced scholarship Download PDF
Chapter  7:  States Download PDF
Chapter  8:  International organizations Download PDF
Chapter  9:  International environmental regimes Download PDF
Chapter  10:  International environmental law Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Environmental foreign policy Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Comparative environmental politics Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Corporations Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Transnational actors Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Sustainability Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Consumption Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Expertise Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Uncertainty Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Environmental security Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Environmental diplomacy Download PDF
Chapter  21:  North–South relations Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Globalization and the environment Download PDF
Chapter  23:  International justice Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Environmental justice Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Environmental ethics Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Participation Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Environmental citizenship Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Energy and climate change Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Stratospheric ozone depletion Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Air pollution and acid rain Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Sustainable transport and infrastructure Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Persistent organic pollutants Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Hazardous wastes Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Water, rivers and wetlands Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Pollution and management of oceans and seas Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Fisheries and marine mammals Download PDF
Chapter  37:  Biodiversity, migratory species and natural heritage Download PDF
Chapter  38:  Forests Download PDF
Chapter  39:  Desertification Download PDF
Chapter  40:  Food and agriculture Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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