Provides a review of the theoretical approaches and substantive debates of International Environmental Politics. This book reviews the historical development of international environmental politics, the theoretical and methodological approaches used in its study, trajectory of a key research area within it and elaborates on approaches and debates.
Table of Contents:
PART I: THE CONTEXT OF THE STUDY OF INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLITICS
The Trajectory of the Study of the International Environmental Politics; D.Stevis - Theoretical Perspectives on International Environmental Politics; M.Paterson - Methods in International Environmental Politics; K.Hochstetler & M.Laituri PART II: THE FORCES THAT SHAPE INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLITICS
The Environment as a Global Issue; G.Kutting & S.Rose - International Political Economy and the Environment; J.Clapp - Transnational Actors in International Environmental Politics; M.Betsill - Environmental Security; L.Swatuk - Global Governance and the Environment; F.Biermann
PART III: NORMATIVE FRAMEWORKS FOR EVALUATING INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLITICS
Sustainable Development: A Contested Policy Concept; H.Bruyninckx - The Effectiveness of Environmental Policies; J.Wettestad - General Conclusion; M.Betsill, K.Hochstetler and D.Stevis - Environmental and Ecological Justice; T.Roberts & B.Parks