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Transnational Climate Change Governance

  • Provides the first comprehensive account of transnational climate change governance
  • Offers three different conceptual lenses through which to examine these issues
  • Will appeal to those seeking to understand the potential and limits of alternative responses to climate change

By: Harriet Bulkeley(Author), Liliana B Andonova(Author), Michele M Betsill(Author), Daniel Compagnon(Author), Thomas Hale(Author), Matthew Hoffmann(Author), Peter Newell(Author), Matthew Paterson(Author), Charles Roger(Author), Stacy D Vandeveer(Author)

250 pages, 30 b/w illustrations, 4 tables

Cambridge University Press

Hardback | Oct 2014 | #210369 | ISBN-13: 9781107068698
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About this book

It is increasingly clear that the world of climate politics is no longer confined to the activities of national governments and international negotiations. Critical to this transformation of the politics of climate change has been the emergence of new forms of transnational governance that cut across traditional state-based jurisdictions and operate across public and private divides. Transnational Climate Change Governance provides the first comprehensive, cutting-edge account of the world of transnational climate change governance. Co-authored by a team of the world's leading experts in the field and based on a survey of sixty case studies, Transnational Climate Change Governance traces the emergence, nature and consequences of this phenomenon, and assesses the implications for the field of global environmental politics. It will prove invaluable for researchers, graduate students and policy makers in climate change, political science, international relations, human geography, sociology and ecological economics.a


1. Introducing transnational climate change governance
2. Mapping the world of transnational climate change governance
3. Theoretical perspectives on transnational governance
4. Origins, agency and the forms of transnational climate change governance
5. Constructing transnational climate change governance issues and producing governance spaces
6. The uneven geography of transnational climate change governance
7. Understanding authority and legitimacy in transnational climate change governance
8. Making a difference? Tracing the effects and effectiveness of transnational climate change governance
9. Conclusions – looking beyond transnational climate governance

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