Global Environmental Politics
Presents an introduction to the process and politics of global environmental policy making. This title covers the environmental issues. It discusses the international environmental regimes, the increasing problems that water quality and water scarcity are creating in the political arena, and the role of the environment in global security.
Global Environmental Politics is the perfect introduction to this increasingly significant area. The text combines an accessible introduction to the most important environmental theories and concepts with a series of detailed case studies of the most pressing environmental problems. Features and benefits of the book: Explains the most important concepts and theories in environmental politics.
This book is an ethical critique of existing approaches to sustainable development and international environmental cooperation, providing a detailed and structured account of the tensions, normative shifts and contradictions that currently characterize it. With specific focus on three environmental regimes, the volume explores the way various notions of justice feature both implicitly and explicitly in the design of global environmental policies.
Very Good Name inside cover. No highlighting or underlining. Light edge wear. Great otherwise! 2014 Westview Press softcover.
Today s students want to understand not only the causes and character of global environmental problems like climate change, species extinction, and freshwater scarcity, but also what to do about them. This book offers the most comprehensive, fair-minded, accessible, and forward-looking text for introducing students to the challenge of global environmental protection.