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About this book
About this book
Comparative analysis of commons regimes, including the introduction of the Third Law of the Sea Convention, recent developments in legislation concerning Antarctica and the protection of the stratospheric ozone layer along with the development of the climate change regime and the Kyoto Protocol.
Preface to the First Edition Preface to the Second Edition International Agreements on the Global Commons Abbreviations and Acronyms 1 The Governance of the Commons The Nature of the Commons The Global Commons The Tragedy of the Commons' Governance and Regimes Notes 2 Regime Analysis Issue Areas Actors Principles and Norms Decision-making Procedures Rules Regime Change Notes 3 The Oceans The Law of the Sea Whaling Marine Pollution The Deep Seabed Summary Notes 4 Antarctica The Antarctic Treaty System - A Single Regime Principles and Norms Organization and Procedures Rules Monitoring and Enforcement Scientific Activity Summary Notes 5 Outer Space The Space Commons and Space Law Military Uses Environment and Space Debris Information Flow Orbit and Spectrum Summary Notes 6 The Atmosphere Stratospheric Ozone Climate Change Summary Notes 7 Regime Effectiveness Effectiveness as International Law Effectiveness as Transfer of Authority Effectiveness as Behaviour Modification Effectiveness as Problem Solving Regime Assessment Notes 8 Explaining Regime Incidence and Change Structural Explanations Utilitarian Explanations Plural Interests and Values Changing Cognitions - Epistemic Communities A Synthesis? Notes 9 Conclusion Global and Local Commons Multi-layer Governance Notes References Index