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The State and Social Power in Global Environmental Politics

Edited By: RD Lipschutz and K Conca

Columbia University Press

Paperback | Sep 1993 | #27553 | ISBN: 0231081073
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Hardback | Sep 1993 | #27554 | ISBN: 0231081065
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Examines how the difficult issues of social, political and economic relations will complicate the efforts initiated at Rio.

Probably the best book yet written on global environmental politics. -- "Environmental Politics"


Part 1 The state and global ecological interdependence: market-state relations and environmental policy - limits of state capacity in Senegal, C. Ribot; coercing conservation - the politics of state resource control, Nancy Lee Poluso; environmental challenges in a turbulent world, James N. Rosenau; eco-regimes - playing tug-of-war with the nation-state, Karen Litfin. Part 2 (Re)constructing the global environment - global ecological interdependence and political contestation: knowledge as power - ecology movements and global environmental problems, Steve Breyman; the environmental attractor in the former USSR - ecology and regional change, Barbara Jancar; negotiating ecological interdependence through societal debate - the 1988 Minnesota drought, Luther P. Gerlach; contested ground - international environmentalism and global climate change, Ann Hawkins; not seeing the forest for the trees - rights, rules, and the renegotiation of resource management regimes, Ronnie D. Lipschutz and Judith Mayer. Part 3 Global ecological interdependence and the future of world politics: global environmental rescue and the emergence of world domestic politics, Daniel Deudney; environmental change and the deep structure of world politics, Ken Conca; the implications of global ecological interdependence, Ronnie D. Lipschutz and Ken Conca.

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