Advances In International Environmental Politics

Author: M. Betsill
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137338970
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Advances In International Environmental Politics from the Author: M. Betsill. This book provides authoritative and up-to-date research for anyone interested in the study of international environmental politics. It demonstrates how the field of international environmental politics has evolved and identifies key questions, topics and approaches to guide future research.

Palgrave Advances In International Environmental Politics

Author: M. Betsill
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230518397
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Palgrave Advances In International Environmental Politics from the Author: M. Betsill. Palgrave Advances in International Environmental Politics provides a state of the art review of the major theoretical approaches and substantive debates of the field. The first section reviews the historical development of international environmental politics as well as the theoretical and methodological approaches used in its study. The following chapters each review the trajectory of a key research area within international environmental politics and elaborate on current approaches and debates. Case studies in each chapter illuminate the main theoretical questions that emerge from the review.

The International Political Economy Of The Environment

Author: Dimitris Stevis
Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers
ISBN: 9781555879808
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The International Political Economy Of The Environment from the Author: Dimitris Stevis. An investigation of the framing of both environmental problems and solutions to clarify the particular political dynamics and preferences that they reflect and legitimate. All the chapters raise theoretical questions at the core of research and policymaking that values social equity and health.

Greening Brazil

Author: Kathryn Hochstetler
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822390590
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Greening Brazil from the Author: Kathryn Hochstetler. Greening Brazil challenges the claim that environmentalism came to Brazil from abroad. Two political scientists, Kathryn Hochstetler and Margaret E. Keck, retell the story of environmentalism in Brazil from the inside out, analyzing the extensive efforts within the country to save its natural environment, and the interplay of those efforts with transnational environmentalism. The authors trace Brazil’s complex environmental politics as they have unfolded over time, from their mid-twentieth-century conservationist beginnings to the contemporary development of a distinctive socio-environmentalism meant to address ecological destruction and social injustice simultaneously. Hochstetler and Keck argue that explanations of Brazilian environmentalism—and environmentalism in the global South generally—must take into account the way that domestic political processes shape environmental reform efforts. The authors present a multilevel analysis encompassing institutions and individuals within the government—at national, state, and local levels—as well as the activists, interest groups, and nongovernmental organizations that operate outside formal political channels. They emphasize the importance of networks linking committed actors in the government bureaucracy with activists in civil society. Portraying a gradual process marked by periods of rapid advance, Hochstetler and Keck show how political opportunities have arisen from major political transformations such as the transition to democracy and from critical events, including the well-publicized murders of environmental activists in 1988 and 2004. Rather than view foreign governments and organizations as the instigators of environmental policy change in Brazil, the authors point to their importance at key moments as sources of leverage and support.

International Politics Of The Arctic

Author: Peter Hough
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135050643
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International Politics Of The Arctic from the Author: Peter Hough. This book offers a wide-ranging account of the emerging issues of international politics in the Artic, and the emerging Geopolitical debates that surround the region. In this thorough but accessible book covering environmental issues, the author examines the Geopolitics of emerging land and resource disputes and the rise of both nationalist and pan-Arctic movements in the region. Whereas existing literature on the politics of the Arctic tends to focus either on the environment or on Geopolitical interests, this book considers both of these themes in addition to the politics of the region’s indigenous peoples and provides an overview on the emerging issues of international politics in the Arctic. The book makes full use of pedagogic features such as maps, diagrams, timelines, biographies and boxes highlighting key concepts and issues in order to make this an accessible book for both students and scholars alike. This book will be of interest to students and scholars of International Relations, Arctic Politics, Environmental Politics and European Politics.

Human Security

Author: Shahrbanou Tadjbakhsh
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134134223
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Human Security from the Author: Shahrbanou Tadjbakhsh. This book, now available in paperback, traces the key evolutions in the development of the concept of human security, the various definitions and critiques, how it relates to other concepts, and what it implies for polities, politics, and policy. Human security is an important subject for the whole world, in particular Asia, as it deals with interactions among fields of social change, such as development, conflict resolution, human rights, and humanitarian assistance. In a globalizing world, in which threats become trans-national and states lose power, security can no longer be studied in a one-dimensional fashion. Written by authors who are experts in this field and with case studies from different regions (Afghanistan, Central Asia and South Asia) presented throughout, this book - now available in paperback - contributes to this new multidimensional conception of security, analyzes its strengths and weaknesses, and focuses on its implications for analysis and action.

Ngo Diplomacy

Author: Michele Merrill Betsill
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262524767
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Ngo Diplomacy from the Author: Michele Merrill Betsill. Provides an analytical framework for assessing the impact of NGOs onintergovernmental negotiations on the environment and identifying the factors that determine thedegree of NGO influence, with case studies that apply the framework to negotiations on climatechange, biosafety, desertification, whaling, and forests.

The Environment And International Relations

Author: Kate O'Neill
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107061679
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The Environment And International Relations from the Author: Kate O'Neill. The new edition of this exciting textbook introduces students to the ways in which the theories and tools of international relations and other social science disciplines can be used to analyse and address global environmental problems. Kate O'Neill develops an innovative historical and analytical framework for understanding global environmental issues, integrating insights from different disciplines, and she identifies the main actors and their roles, thereby encouraging readers to engage with the issues and equip themselves with the knowledge they need to apply their own critical insights. Revised and updated, the new edition features new figures, examples, textboxes, and a new chapter on the emergence and politics of market mechanisms as a new mode of global environmental governance. The latest developments in the field, including the December 2015 Paris Climate Agreement, along with new perspectives and recent thinking, are incorporated throughout. This will be invaluable for students of environmental issues both from political science and environmental studies perspectives.

Perspectives On Climate Change

Author: Walter Sinnott-Armstrong
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780762312719
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Perspectives On Climate Change from the Author: Walter Sinnott-Armstrong. This book explores the interplay between science, economics, politics, and ethics in understanding the challenge that climate change poses to the international community. A central theme is that climate change involves core issues of scientific uncertainty and intergenerational fairness that must be accounted for in the design and implementation of policy responses. Drawing together contributions from leading scholars in a variety of relevant disciplines, this volume provides a synthetic approach to this important topic that should prove valuable to a variety of readers. *This series: Focuses on the interface between geosystems, biosystems, and the political economy *Volumes integrate physical, natural, and social sciences with economics *Encompasses the atomistic and mechanistic epistemology of modern economic analysis

Routledge Handbook Of International Political Sociology

Author: Xavier Guillaume
ISBN: 9780415732253
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Routledge Handbook Of International Political Sociology from the Author: Xavier Guillaume. This handbook presents in a comprehensive, concise and accessible overview, the emerging field of international political sociology. It summarizes and synthesizes existing knowledge in the field while presenting central themes and methodologies that have been at the centre of its development, providing the reader with a sense of the diversity and research dynamics that are at the heart of international political sociology as a field of study. A wide range of topics covered include: International political sociology and its cognate disciplines and fields of study; Key themes including security, mobility, finance, development, gender, religion, health, global elites and the environment; Methodologies on how to engage with international political sociology including fieldwork, archives, discourse, ethnography, assemblage, materiality, social spaces and visuality; Current and future challenges of international political sociology addressed by three key scholars. Providing a synthetic reference point, summarizing key achievements and engagements while putting forward future developments and potential fruitful lines of inquiry, it is an invaluable resource for students, academics and researchers from a range of disciplines, particularly international relations, political science, sociology, political geography, international law, international political economy, security studies and gender studies.