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International Governance on Environmental Issues

Series: Environment & Policy Volume: 9

Edited By: Mats Rolén, Helen Sjöberg and Uno Svedin

200 pages, Illus

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 1997 | #71673 | ISBN: 0792347013
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NHBS Price: £135.00 $172/€161 approx

About this book

In this book, a number of distinguished people with experience of environmental affairs contribute their views on the lessons learned from environmental governance so far, the current situation, and the prospects for the future of this mode of solving common international issues.


Contents

Political dimensions of international environmental governance issues, G. Thurdin; introduction - the challenge of global environmental governance, H. Sjoberg; global environmental governance - delicate balances, subtle nuances, and multiple challenges, J.N. Rosenau; negotiation, governance, and regime building, I.W. Zartman; the desertification convention - towards creating a multilateral framework for coping with global threats, B. Kjellen; compliance with international environmental accords - achievements and strategies, H.K. Jacobson, E. Brown Weiss; implementation of the convention on biological diversity - lessons from a national perspective, J. Bodegard; national and local policy implementation as a participatory process, K. Eckerberg; international scientific networks, B. Bolin; the role of business in international environmental governance, J.H. Faulkner; on the formative side of history - the role of non-governmental organisations, M. Wuori; international environmental governance - a round up of a discussion, U. Svedin.

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