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Main Title Global environmental politics /
Author Chasek, Pamela S.,
Publisher Westview Press,
Place Published Boulder, CO
Year Published 2010
OCLC Number 419810971
Subject Added Ent Environmental policy.
Holdings
Library   Call Number Additional Info Location Date Modified
ERAM GE170 .C46 2010 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 10/04/2010
Edition 5th ed.
Collation xxx, 473 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. 381-450) and index.
Contents Notes List of illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- List of acronyms -- Chronology -- 1. The emergence of global environmental politics -- Global macrotrends -- An introduction to global environmental politics -- International regimes in environmental politics -- Global environmental regimes -- Paradigm shifts and environmental politics -- Conclusion -- Discussion questions -- 2. Actors in the environmental arena -- Nation-state actors : roles and interests -- Intergovernmental organizations -- Multilateral financial institutions -- Regional and other multilateral organizations -- Nongovernmental organizations -- Corporations -- Treaty secretariats -- Conclusion -- Discussion questions -- 3. The development of environmental regimes : air pollution, hazardous wastes, and toxic chemicals -- Transboundary air pollution -- Hazardous waste -- Toxic chemicals -- Conclusion -- Discussion questions -- 4. The development of environmental regimes : stratospheric ozone and climate change -- Ozone depletion -- Climate change -- Conclusion -- Discussion questions -- 5. The development of environmental regimes : natural resources, species, and habitats -- Whaling -- International trade in endangered species -- Biodiversity loss -- Fisheries depletion -- Desertification -- Forests -- Conclusion -- Discussion questions -- 6. Effective environmental regimes : obstacles and opportunities -- Obstacles to creating strong environmental regimes -- Obstacles to effective national implementation and compliance with global environmental regimes -- Opportunities to improve compliance -- Increasing financial resources for implementing global environmental regimes -- Conclusion -- Discussion questions -- 7. Environmental politics, economics, and development -- North-South inequalities and the environment -- Environment and development -- Trade and the environment -- Conclusion -- Discussion questions -- 8. The future of global environmental polities -- Globalization and the global environment -- Global environmental governance -- Conclusion : the prospects for global environmental politics -- Discussion questions -- Notes -- Suggested readings -- Internet resources -- Glossary -- Index.
Author Added Ent
Downie, David Leonard.;
Brown, Janet Welsh.
Title Ser Add Ent Dilemmas in world politics.
PUB Date Free Form c2010
Series Title Untraced Dilemmas in world politics
BIB Level m
LCCN 2009047221
ISBN 9780813344423 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0813344425 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC Time Stamp 20100927140816
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
Language eng
Origin OCLC
Type CAT
OCLC Rec Leader 03533cam 2200409 a 45020