Institutional Interaction in Global Environmental Governance
Synergy and Conflict Among International and EU Policies
Normal Price: $68.00
Your Price: $61.20 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $6.80! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $3.06 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 7-10 days
Institutional Interaction in Global Environmental Governance by Sebastian Oberthur
Book DescriptionThis systematic investigation of the interaction among international and European institutions provides both a theoretical framework for analysis and the first broad overview of this largely uncharted field of research. By offering detailed case studies and a systematic analysis of results, the book examines the effects of institutional interaction on environmental governance and explores the ways in which international and European Union policies can either reinforce or undercut one another.After a conceptual overview in which Oberthur and Gehring identify three causal mechanisms by which institutional interaction can affect environmental governance, ten case studies apply this theoretical approach. Six cases use an international institution as their starting point and four begin with a European Union legal instrument. The international regimes examined include the widely known Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (CITES), Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), and World Trade Organization and United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The EU instruments analyzed include lesser-known directives on the protection of habitats, the deliberate release of genetically modified organisms into the environment, and air quality. The studies show that although conflict and interference among different regimes and institutions do take place, synergistic interactions are common. The findings on the importance of, and mechanisms behind, these outcomes offer valuable insights for both scholars and policymakers.Contributors:Beatrice Chaytor, Clare Coffey, Andrew Farmer, Thomas Gehring, John Lanchbery, Sebastian Oberthur, Alice Palmer, G. Kristin Rosendal, Jon Birger Skjaerseth, Olav Schram Stokke, Ingmar von Homeyer, Jacob Werksman, Jorgen Wettestad
Buy Institutional Interaction in Global Environmental Governance book by Sebastian Oberthur from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780262651103
(229mm x 178mm x 19mm)
Imprint: MIT Press
Publisher: MIT Press Ltd
Publish Date: 4-Apr-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Sebastian Oberthur
Decarbonization in the European Union, Hardback (June 2015)
The authors examine how far internal policies in the European Union move towards the objective of reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the EU by 80-95 per cent by 2050, and how or whether the EU's 2050 objective to 'decarbonise' could affect the EU's relations with a number of external energy partners.
Performance of the EU in International Institutions, Hardback (September 2012)View all books by Sebastian Oberthur
This text focuses on the role of the EU in decision-making within international organizations and regimes as a major locus of global governance. The book unpacks the concept of EU performance into four core elements: effectiveness; efficiency; relevance; and financial/resource viability.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Institutional Interaction in Global Environmental Governance book by Sebastian Oberthur and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Sebastian Oberthur
Thomas Gehring is Professor of International Politics and European Integration at Otto-Friedrich University Bamberg.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.