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Intentional Oil Pollution at Sea: Environmental Policy and Treaty Compliance

Series: Global Environmental Accord Series

By: RB Mitchell

361 pages, Figs, tabs

MIT Press

Hardback | Dec 1994 | #38701 | ISBN: 0262133032
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Case study of how treaties can be more effective.


Part 1 Introduction: environmental treaty compliance - an introduction; compliance theory - a synthesis; intentional oil pollution - history and context. Part 2 Changing government behaviour: inducing governments to report - making reporting easy and worthwhile; inducing governments to enforce - deterrence-based versus coerced compliance models; inducing governments to comply - providing reception facilities. Part 3 Changing industry behaviour: discharge limits - a failed strategy; equipment standards - a successful strategy. Part 4 Conclusions: uniting theory and practice.

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Ronald B. Mitchell is Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Oregon.

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