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Quotas in International Environmental Agreements

Series: Law and Sustainable Development Series

By: Amanda Wolf

198 pages, Figs, tabs


Paperback | Dec 1997 | #60593 | ISBN: 1853834009
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Hardback | Dec 1997 | #66583 | ISBN: 1853834017
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About this book

Quotas have been used in international environmental agreements for at least a century and will, with incentive approaches, continue to be crucial to realising a sustainable environment. This book is a timely critical examination of quotas as regulatory tools and as products of negotiation.


Part 1 International environmental problems and the choice of policy mechanisms: environmental problems and the negotiation context; policy mechanisms for addressing international environmental problems; choosing a policy mechanism. Part 2 Quotas in conservation and pollution agreements: fisheries; conservation of living and non-living resources; freshwater and marine pollution; air pollution. Part 3 Assessment and prospects: negotiating quotas - an assessment; constrained local quotas; prospects.

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Amanda Wolf is a lecturer in Public Policy at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.

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