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Encyclopedia of Global Environmental Governance and Politics

Edited by Philipp H. Pattberg, Professor, VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands and Fariborz Zelli, Associate Professor, Lund University, Sweden
Providing its readers with a unique point of reference, as well as stimulus for further research, the Encyclopedia of Global Environmental Governance and Politics is an indispensable tool for anyone interested in the governance and politics of the environment, particularly students, researchers and practitioners. This comprehensive reference work, written by some of the most eminent academics in the field, contains entries on numerous aspects of global environmental governance and politics, including concepts and definitions; theories and methods; actors; institutions; issue-areas; cross-cutting questions; and overlaps with non-environmental fields.
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  • Environment
  • Energy Policy and Regulation
  • Politics and Public Policy
  • Environmental Politics and Policy
The Encyclopedia of Global Environmental Governance and Politics surveys the broad range of environmental and sustainability challenges in the emerging Anthropocene and scrutinizes available concepts, methodological tools, theories and approaches, as well as overlaps with adjunct fields of study.

This comprehensive reference work, written by some of the most eminent academics in the field, contains 68 entries on numerous aspects across 7 thematic areas, including concepts and definitions; theories and methods; actors; institutions; issue-areas; cross-cutting questions; and overlaps with non-environmental fields. With this broad approach, the volume seeks to provide a pluralistic knowledge base of the research and practice of global environmental governance and politics in times of increased complexity and contestation.

Providing its readers with a unique point of reference, as well as stimulus for further research, this Encyclopedia is an indispensable tool for anyone interested in the politics of the environment, particularly students, teachers and researchers.
‘The Encyclopedia of Global Environmental Governance and Politics is an indispensable resource for researchers and students of global environmental governance. With balance and precision, entries by world-leading experts catalogue existing knowledge as well as offer new insights into the concepts, theories, institutions, and actors shaping core debates and issues.’
– Peter Dauvergne, University of British Columbia, Canada

‘The Encyclopedia of Global Environmental Governance and Politics provides a comprehensive starting-point for understanding the complex and contested nature of global environmental governance. Pattberg and Zelli have assembled an impressive array of contributions written by leading scholars in their fields. The superbly edited volume provides an indispensable knowledge base for understanding – and tackling – the environmental challenges of the emerging Anthropocene.’
– Robert Falkner, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK and editor, Handbook of Global Climate and Environment Policy

‘This volume offers a balanced and differentiated perspective and review of the most relevant issues, methodologies, theories and trends in the study of global environmental governance and politics. In 68 key entries leading scholars introduce, explain and discuss systematically the main concepts, the most important findings and the future outlook. An indispensable compendium for scholars, students, practitioners and libraries engaged in environmental politics and governance around the world.’
– Arthur P.J. Mol, Wageningen University, the Netherlands
Contributors: K.W. Abbott, C. Adelle, L. Andonova, S. Andresen, W.F. Baber, K. Bäckstrand, R.V. Bartlett, I. Baud, S. Bauer, S. Beck, M. Beisheim, D. Benson, S. Bernstein, K. Biedenkopf, F. Biermann, K. Booth, U. Brand, P.-O. Busch, S. Chan, K. Chelminski, J. Clapp, D. Compagnon, D. Cordell, V. Cornelissen, E. Dellas, S. Dietz, R. Eckersley, R. Floyd, D.J. Frank, V. Galaz, K. Genskow, S. Godin-Beekman, A. Gupta, J. Gupta, R. Haluza-DeLay, A. Hironaka, M. Isailovic, M. Ivanova, A. Jerneck, K. Jönsson, A. Jordan, S. Karlsson-Vinkhuyzen, M. Kok, A. Kronsell, M. Lang, S. Lim, J. Lister, K. Magyera, A. Mert, D. Moran, G. Nagtzaam, T. Nielsen, M. Nilsson, C. Okereke, T. Oliver, L. Olsson, P.H. Pattberg, J. Pinkse, A. Prakash, O. Renn, K. Rosendal, M.A.F. Ros-Tonen, D. Rothe, E. Schofer, B. Siebenhüner, N. Simon, J. Stel, H. Stevenson, O.S. Stokke, K. Szulecki, M.W.Tvedt, A. Underdal, T. Van de Graaf, D. Van Vuuren, P. Vellinga, P. Wapner, E. Weinthal, J. Wettestad, S. White, O. Widerberg, F. Zelli


Contents:

Preface

PART I CONCEPTS AND DEFINITIONS
1. Anthropocene and Planetary Boundaries
Victor Galaz

2. Consumerism
Jane Lister

3. Earth System Governance
Frank Biermann

4. Environment and Nature
Paul Wapner

5. Global Environmental Governance
Philipp Pattberg and Oscar Widerberg

6. Inclusive Development
Joyeeta Gupta, Vincent Cornelissen and Mirjam A.F. Ros-Tonen

7. Liberal Environmentalism and Governance Norms
Steven Bernstein

8. Risk
Ortwin Renn

9. Sustainable Development
Joyeeta Gupta and Isa Baud

PART II THEORIES AND METHODS
10. Constructivism and Sociological Institutionalism
Gerry Nagtzaam

11. Cost-Benefit Analysis
Simon Dietz

12. Deep Ecology
Kate Booth

13. Deliberative Policy Analysis
Hayley Stevenson

14. Feminism
Annica Kronsell

15. Governmentality
Delf Rothe

16. Integrated Assessment Modelling
Detlef van Vuuren and Marcel Kok

17. Neo-Gramscianism
Chukwumerije Okereke

18. Neoliberal Institutionalism
Thijs Van de Graaf

19. Qualitative Comparative Analysis
Olav Schram Stokke and Arild Underdal

20. Quantitative Comparative Analysis
Sijeong Lim and Aseem Prakash

21. Simulations
Walter F. Baber and Robert V. Bartlett

22. Teaching Global Environmental Governance
Maria Ivanova

23. World Society
David John Frank, Ann Hironaka and Evan Schofer

PART III ACTORS
24. Civil Society
Karin Bäckstrand

25. European Union
Camilla Adelle, David Benson and Andrew Jordan

26. Individuals
Tom Oliver

27. International Bureaucracies
Bernd Siebenhüner

28. Media
Marija Isailovic

29. Private Sector
Jonatan Pinkse

30. Religious Movements
Randolph Haluza-DeLay

31. Scientists and Experts
Silke Beck

32. States
Daniel Compagnon

33. United Nations
Liliana Andonova and Kathryn Chelminski

PART IV INSTITUTIONS
34. Clubs
Sylvia Karlsson-Vinkhuyzen

35. International Organizations
Steffen Bauer

36. Mega-Conferences
Sander Chan

37. Private Environmental Governance
Philipp Pattberg and Marija Isailovic

38. Public-Private Partnerships
Ay?em Mert

39. Regimes
Eleni Dellas

PART V ISSUE AREAS
40. Air Pollution
Jørgen Wettestad

41. Arctic
Oscar Widerberg

42. Biological Diversity
Kristin Rosendal and Morten Walløe Tvedt

43. Biosafety and Genetically Modified Organisms
Aarti Gupta

44. Chemicals
Nils Simon

45. Climate Change
Pier Vellinga

46. Desertification
Steffen Bauer

47. Fisheries and Whaling
Olav Schram Stokke

48. Forestry and Land Use
Tobias Nielsen

49. Hazardous Waste
Katja Biedenkopf

50. Ocean Space
Jan Stel

51. Ozone Depletion
Sophie Godin-Beekmann

52. Phosphorus
Dana Cordell and Stuart White

53. Renewable Energy
Kacper Szulecki

54. Water
Erika Weinthal

55. Wetlands
Kenneth Genskow and Kyle Magyera

PART VI CROSS-CUTTING QUESTIONS AND EMERGING TOPICS
56. Effectiveness
Steinar Andresen

57. Environmental Policy Diffusion
Per-Olof Busch

58. Environmental Policy Integration
Camilla Adelle and Måns Nilsson

59. Green Economy
Ulrich Brand and Miriam Lang

60. Institutional Fragmentation
Fariborz Zelli

61. Millennium Development Goals and Sustainable Development Goals
Marianne Beisheim

62. Orchestration
Kenneth W. Abbott

PART VII BORDERS AND INTERLINKAGES
63. Agriculture
Dominic Moran

64. Food
Jennifer Clapp

65. Health
Kristina Jönsson

66. Poverty
Anne Jerneck and Lennart Olsson

67. Security
Rita Floyd

68. Trade
Robyn Eckersley

Index