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Negotiating Environmental Change: New Perspectives from Social Science

Edited By: Frans Berkhout, Melissa Leach and Ian Scoones

Edward Elgar

Paperback | Jan 2003 | #135288 | ISBN: 184376153X
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Hardback | Jan 2004 | #135287 | ISBN: 184064673X
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About this book

Global environmental change will be with us forever, but how it happens in the future, and with what effect on the planet and its peoples, depends to a large extent on how the international agreements, national politics and local actions play out. This collection provides a comprehensive assessment of these critical interconnections and reveals how social scientists are making an invaluable contribution to the creation of more science and just livelihoods in a future world.


Shifting perspectives in environmental social science, Frans Berkhout, Melissa Leach, Ian Scoones; risk, uncertainty and precaution - some instrumental implications from the social sciences, Andy Stirling; economics and sustainable development - what have we learnt, and what do we still need to learn?, Nick Hanley, Giles Atkinson; deliberative democracy and environmental decision making, Richard Munton; governance and the environment, John Vogler, Andrew Jordan; after Seattle - what next for trade and environment?, Paul Ekins; governing natural resources - institutional adaptation and resistance, W. Neil Adger; sustainable business organizations?, Anja Schaefer, Andrea Coulson, Ken Green, Steve New, Jim Skea; inducing, shaping, modulating - perspectives on technology and environmental policy, Frans Berkhout, Andy Gouldson.

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