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Handbook on Trade and the Environment

Edited By: Kevin P Gallagher

Edward Elgar

Paperback | Jun 2010 | #197814 | ISBN-13: 9781849800839
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Hardback | Dec 2008 | #176661 | ISBN-13: 9781847204547
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About this book

In this comprehensive new reference work, Kevin Gallagher has compiled a fresh and broad ranging collection of expert voices commenting on the interdisciplinary field of trade and the environment. The editor's well worked introduction synthesizes the emerging themes of the collection, which is divided into three sections: trade and environmental quality; trade and environmental politics, and trade and environmental policy. In addition to in-depth overviews of the field, the volume includes case studies on East Asia, Africa, Latin America, Europe, and the United States. The volume will serve as a guide for scholars new to the field as well as students, and policy makers needing a quick reference to the research on the interface between trade and the environment.


Contents:IntroductionKevin P. GallagherPART I: TRADE AND ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY1. Pre-empting NIS introductions: Targeting PolicyChristopher Costello, Chad Lawley and Carol McAusland2. International Trade and Global ShippingJames J. Corbett and James Winebrake3. The Environmental Kuznets CurveJames Van Alstine and Eric Neumayer4. The Pollution Haven HypothesisBrian Copeland5. Trade, Natural Resources, and Developing CountriesEdward B. Barbier6. Foreign Direct Investment and Sustainable Industrial DevelopmentLyuba Zarsky7. Globalization and the Environment: Convergence or Divergence?James K. Boyce8. The Relation Between International Trade and Water Resource ManagementA.Y. Hoekstra9. Environmental Costs of US-Mexico Corn Trade Under NAFTATimothy Wise10. The Impact of Open Trade and Investment Regimes on Environmental Outcomes in East Asia's Capitalist Developmental StatesMichael Rock and David Angel11. Foreign Direct Investment and Clean Technology Leapfrogging in ChinaKelly Sims GallagherPART II: TRADE AND ENVIRONMENTAL POLITICS12. Global Mechanisms for Greening TNCs: Inching Towards Corporate Accountability?Jennifer Clapp13. Civil Society Participation in Trade Policy-making in Latin America: The Case of the Environmental MovementPeter Newell14. Trade Conflict Over Genetically Modified OrganismsThomas Bernauer and Philipp Aerni 15. The Politics of Trade and Environment in the European UnionHenrik Selin and Stacy VanDeveer16. Environmental Politics and Global Shipping Trade: Club Goods as a Solution to Common Pool Resource ProblemsElizabeth R. DeSombre17. Fair Trade, Gender and the Environment In AfricaLaura T. Raynolds and Jennifer A. Keahey18. The Global Waste Trade and Environmental Justice StrugglesDavid N. PellowPART III: TRADE AND ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY19. An Introduction to the Trade and Environment DebateSteve Charnovitz20. The WTO, Services, and the EnvironmentRobert Stumberg21. Biodiversity, Intellectual Property Regime, and Indigenous Knowledge System at the WTO: Revisiting the Unsolved IssuesSachin Chaturvedi22. Investor Rights and Sustainable DevelopmentChris Tollefson and W.A.W. Neilson23. Does Environmental Policy Affect Trade: The Case of EU Chemicals PolicyFrank Ackerman24. Environmental Regulation, Globalization, and InnovationNicholas A. Ashford25. Trade and Environment Policy-Making in the Arab RegionCarol Chouchani Cherfane26. Trade and Environment InstitutionsJ. Samuel Barkin27. Redesigning the World's Trading System for Environmentally Sustainable DevelopmentAlejandro NadalIndex

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