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  1. Global Forest Governance

    Global Forest Governance

    Rowena Maguire
    This book identifies the fundamental legal principles and the governance requirements of sustainable forest management. An analytical model for assessing forest regulation is created which identifies the doctrinal concepts that underpin forest regulation (justice, property, sovereignty and governance). It also highlights the dominant public international institutions involved in forest regulation (UNFF, UNFCCC and WB) which is followed by analysis of non-state international forest regulation (forest certification and ecosystem markets). The book concludes by making a number of practical recommendations for reform of global forest governance arrangements and suggested reforms for individual international forest institutions. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  2. Environmental Justice and Federalism

    Environmental Justice and Federalism

    Dennis C. Cory, Tauhidur Rahman, Satheesh Aradhyula, Melissa Anne Burns, Miles H. Kiger
    The authors discuss two case studies in their investigation of the complex interactions between environmental justice and government. These analyses offer a comprehensive view of both the siting and regulation of polluting activities, as well as a discussion of the effects on major natural resources such as clean air and drinking water. In each case, the authors both describe current government responses to the problem and offer specific recommendations regarding what actions should be taken in the future. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  3. Governance, Democracy and Sustainable Development

    Governance, Democracy and Sustainable Development

    Edited by James Meadowcroft, Oluf Langhelle, Audun Ruud
    The contributors explore the difficulties developed countries are experiencing in coming to terms with environmental limits and the resultant challenges to the democratic polity. They engage with different dimensions of the governance challenge including norms, public attitudes, citizen engagement, political conflict, policy design, and implementation, and with a range of environmental problems such as climate change, biodiversity/nature protection, and water management. The book concludes with an essay by William Lafferty that explores the flawed character of the contemporary democratic polity and offers his reflections on possible pathways to reform. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  4. The Politics of Environmental Policy in Russia

    The Politics of Environmental Policy in Russia

    David Feldman, Ivan Blokov
    The authors, renowned experts in the field, explore efforts to develop a mature civil society in Russia, and analyse the policy views of environmental groups, the media, and the scientific community. Three important case studies underpin the study: suspended plans to build an oil pipeline near Lake Baikal; management of Cold War-generated radioactive waste at Chelyabinsk; and public reaction to the introduction of genetically modified foods. The conclusion is that although civil society groups face obstacles in the form of apathy, state-imposed constraints on their activities, and agency reluctance to confer on decisions, there are some successes in reversing decisions due in part to NGO pressures yielding reform. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 112.00   Web: $ 100.80
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  5. Environmental Governance

    Environmental Governance

    Edited by Karl Hogl, Eva Kvarda, Ralf Nordbeck, Michael Pregernig
    Environmental policy making has become an experimental field for new modes of governance. This timely book focuses on three prominent characteristics of new governance arrangements: the broad participation of non-state actors, the attempt to improve vertical and horizontal coordination, and the effort to integrate different types of expertise in an effective and democratically accountable way. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  6. Governing International Rivers

    Governing International Rivers

    Tun Myint
    This important book employs the theory of polycentricity, a system with several centers as an analytical concept to explain the multilayered international environmental governance of river basins. It introduces a new methodological framework to deconstruct and investigate the dynamics of citizens, states and non-state actors in world politics via the context of river basin governance. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 129.00   Web: $ 116.10
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  7. Public–Private Partnerships for Sustainable Development

    Public–Private Partnerships for Sustainable Development

    Edited by Philipp Pattberg, Frank Biermann, Sander Chan, Ayşem Mert
    The 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg is remembered mainly for the promotion of a novel form of global governance: the so-called ‘partnerships for sustainable development’. This book provides a first authoritative assessment of partnerships for sustainable development, ten years after the Johannesburg Summit. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 133.00   Web: $ 119.70
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 42.00   Web: $ 33.60
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  8. Land Use Policies for Sustainable Development

    Land Use Policies for Sustainable Development

    Edited by Desmond McNeill, Ingrid Nesheim, Floor Brouwer
    The urgent need to enhance sustainable development in developing countries has never been greater: poverty levels are growing, land conversions are uncontrolled, and there is rapid loss of biodiversity through land use change. This timely book highlights the need for integrated assessment tools for developing countries, considering the long-term impacts of decisions taken today. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  9. Making Fishery Agreements Work

    Making Fishery Agreements Work

    Geir Hønneland
    Why do people obey the law? And why do states abide by their international commitments? These are among the questions raised in this important book. The setting is the Barents Sea, home to some of the most productive fishing grounds on the planet, including the world’s largest cod stock. Norway and Russia manage these fish resources together, in what appears to be a successful exception to the rule of failed fisheries management: stocks are in good shape, institutional cooperation is expanding and takes place in a constructive atmosphere. The author argues that post-agreement bargaining helps activate norms and establish standard operating procedure that furthers precautionary fisheries management. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 111.00   Web: $ 99.90
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 35.00   Web: $ 28.00
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  10. Climate Change and Human Security

    Climate Change and Human Security

    Michael R. Redclift, David Manuel-Navarette, Mark Pelling
    The challenge presented by climate change is, by its nature, global. The populations of the Mexican Caribbean, the focus of this book, are faced by everyday decisions not unlike those in the urban North. The difference is that for the people of the Mexican Caribbean evidence of the effects of climate change, including hurricanes, is very familiar to them. This important study documents the choices and risks of people who are powerless to change the economic development model which is itself forcing climate change. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 116.00   Web: $ 104.40
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  11. Ethics and Global Environmental Policy

    Ethics and Global Environmental Policy

    Edited by Paul G. Harris
    This collection of provocative essays re-evaluates the world’s failed policy responses to climate change, in the process demonstrating how cosmopolitan ethics can inform global environmental governance. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  12. Global Governance of the Environment

    Global Governance of the Environment

    Afshin Akhtarkhavari
    This timely book examines the role of environmental principles in changing international environmental law and politics, and argues for the importance of integrating environmental principles in the global governance of the environment. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  13. Human Rights and Environmental Sustainability

    Human Rights and Environmental Sustainability

    Kerri Woods
    Human Rights and Environmental Sustainability challenges the assumed harmony between human rights norms and the demands of environmental sustainability, by addressing conceptual, normative, and political questions surrounding the interaction between the two. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  14. Transnational Environmental Governance

    Transnational Environmental Governance

    Lars H. Gulbrandsen
    In recent years a wide range of non-state certification programs have emerged to address environmental and social problems associated with the extraction of natural resources. This book provides a general analytical framework for assessing the emergence and effectiveness of voluntary certification programs. It focuses on certification in the forest and fisheries sectors, as initiatives in these sectors are among the most advanced cases of non-state standard setting and governance in the environmental realm. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  15. Environmental Politics and Deliberative Democracy

    Environmental Politics and Deliberative Democracy

    Edited by Karin Bäckstrand, Jamil Kahn, Annica Kronsell, Eva Lövbrand
    Can new modes of governance, such as public–private partnerships, stakeholder consultations and networks, promote effective environmental policy performance as well as increased deliberative and participatory quality? This book argues that in academic inquiry and policy practice there has been a deliberative turn, manifested in a revitalized interest in deliberative democracy coupled with calls for novel forms of public–private governance. By linking theory and practice, the contributors critically examine the legitimacy and effectiveness of new modes of governance, using a range of case studies on climate, forestry, water and food safety policies from local to global levels. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 129.00   Web: $ 116.10
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  16. Global Threats, Global Futures

    Global Threats, Global Futures

    Thayer Scudder
    Global threats can be expected to cause a global environmental crisis and declining living standards for most people. Threats analyzed include poverty, cultural, economic, political and religious fundamentalism, consumption, population increase and degradation of the global ecosystem. Chapters on the United States, China and Zambia illustrate difficulties that high, middle and low income countries face in addressing such threats. The final chapter examines the type of transformational change required just to reduce the rate and magnitude of future decline. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  17. Governance for the Environment

    Governance for the Environment

    Edited by Alessandra Goria, Alessandra Sgobbi, Ingmar von Homeyer
    The integration of environmental concerns into other policy areas is widely recognized as a key element to achieve sustainable development. It also represents a challenge for the environmental community, requiring not only a new approach to policy-making but also changes to existing policies and their implementation. This essential book presents a diverse set of perspectives and experiences on how to support sustainable development through the integration of environmental issues into various policy sectors. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  18. Governance and Complexity in Water Management

    Governance and Complexity in Water Management

    Edited by Hans Bressers, Kris Lulofs
    The premise of this book is that careful reconsideration of strategies to achieve water management ambitions, together with more in-depth knowledge on the theories and practices of boundary spanning, could bring solutions for contemporary water problems within reach. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 129.00   Web: $ 116.10
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  19. Transnational Multi-Stakeholder Standardization

    Transnational Multi-Stakeholder Standardization

    Kristina Tamm Hallström, Magnus Boström
    This enriching book provides a novel analysis of the organizational processes behind the establishment, maintenance, and challenges of non-state authority. In doing so, it compares three transnational, multi-stakeholder standard-setting processes: those of the Forest Stewardship Council, the Marine Stewardship Council, and the International Organization for Standardization on the subject of social responsibility (ISO 26000). The authors theorize the fragility of authority defined as legitimate power. They examine the problematic nature of the long-term transnational multi-stakeholder work upon which this authority is based, including the risks of being ruled out by competing rule setters or being split apart by the centrifugal forces inherent in the multi-stakeholder logics. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  20. The Making of International Environmental Treaties

    The Making of International Environmental Treaties

    Gerald Nagtzaam
    Gerry Nagtzaam contends that in recent decades neoliberal institutionalist scholarship on global environmental regimes has burgeoned, as has constructivist scholarship on the key role played by norms in international politics. In this innovative volume, the author sets these interest- and norm-based approaches against each other in order to test their ability to illustrate why and how different environmental norms take hold in some regimes and not others. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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