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- Häftad (paperback)
- Språk: Engelska
- Antal sidor: 504
- Utg.datum: 2010-02-04
- Upplaga: 5 Rev ed
- Förlag: Westview Press Inc
- Illustrationer: Illustrations
- Dimensioner: 234 x 146 x 31 mm
- Vikt: 580 g
- Antal komponenter: 1
- ISBN: 9780813344423
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"The latest edition of "Global Environmental Politics" by Chasek and coauthors is quite simply the most comprehensive introduction to international environmental politics that currently exists. The book provides a meticulously detailed account of the emergence of the environment as an international issue. It documents the manifestation of new international institutions, regimes, and regulatory frameworks to confront ecological challenges ... This text is an essential edition to any collection." --"Choice" "A well-seasoned text, the best in its field, at the introductory and advanced level ... Clear, cogent, current, and comprehensive ... With more books like this, we stand a better chance of managing planet earth." --David Rosenberg, Middlebury College "The definitive textbook in its field ... Clear, up-to-date, thorough, accurate, and consistently interesting for students and teachers alike." --Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia University "Broad in scope, excellent in content, and easy to read. It is an impressive summary of the fast-growing and rapidly changing world of international environmental politics.... A must for students and teachers who have international environmental policy as part of their curriculum." --"International Journal of Environment & Pollution" "The many instructors who used the first edition of the Porter/Brown text in their courses will be delighted with this thoroughly revised second edition. It successfully captures contemporary trends in the rapidly changing world of environmental politics." --Marvin S. Soroos, North Carolina State University "As an introductory text, this book could hardly be bettered. It is clearly written, with a helpful glossary of technical terms and a useful chronology." --"Times Literary Supplement" "Well documented and remarkably up-to-date coverage.... Its treatment of specific issues is sufficiently detailed to give the interested beginner a rounded grasp of their economic, scientific and political aspects ... Highly re
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Pamela S Chasek is associate professor of political science and director of the international studies programme at Manhattan College, and the executive editor of the Earth Negotiations Bulletin. David L Downie is director of environmental studies and associate professor of political science at Fairfield University. Janet Welsh Brown was a senior policy analyst at the World Resources Institute, executive director of the Environmental Defense Fund and a member and chair of the board of directors of Friends of the Earth. She taught several university courses in international relations and environmental politics.
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