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Main Title Earthly politics : local and global in environmental governance /
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Jasanoff, Sheila.
Martello, Marybeth Long.
Publisher MIT Press,
Year Published 2004
OCLC Number 52980432
ISBN 0262101033; 9780262101035; 0262600595; 9780262600590
Subjects Environmental management--International cooperation ; Environmental policy--International cooperation ; Politique de l'environnement ; Gestion de l'environnement ; Coopération internationale ; Milieubeleid ; Internationale samenwerking ; Internationalisatie ; Globalisierung ; Governance ; Internationale Kooperation ; Internationaler Umweltschutz ; Umweltpolitik
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EJBM  GE300.E23 2004 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 04/29/2005
Collation viii, 356 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Introduction : Globalization and environmental governance / Marybeth Long Martello and Sheila Jasanoff -- Heaven and earth : the politics of environmental images / Sheila Jasanoff -- Imperial science, imperial nature : environmental knowledge for the world (bank) / Michael Goldman -- Resisting empire : globalism, relocalization, and the politics of knowledge / Clark A. Miller -- The local, the global, and the Kyoto protocol / Cathleen Fogel -- When global is local : negotiating safe use of biotechnology / Aarti Gupta -- Transnational locals : Brazilian experiences of the climate regime / Myanna Lahsen -- Localizing global change in Germany / Silke Beck -- Social movements and environmental democratization in Thailand / Tim Forsyth -- Merchants of diversity : scientists as traffickers of plants and institutions / Astrid Scholz -- Knowing the urban wasteland : ecological expertise as local process / Jens Lachmund -- Negotiating global nature and local culture : the case of Makah whaling / Marybeth Long Martello -- Patching local and global knowledge together : citizens inside the US chemical industry / Alastair Iles -- Ordering environments : regions in European international environmental cooperation / Stacy D. VanDeveer -- Conclusion : Knowledge and governance / Sheila Jasanoff and Marybeth Long Martello. 'Earthly Politics' argues that in the coming decades global governance will have to accommodate differences even as it obliterates distance, and will have to respect many aspects of the local while developing institutions that transcend localism.