Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Earthly Politics by Sheila Jasanoff

Globalisation today is as much a problem for international harmony as it is a necessary condition of living together on our planet. Increasing interconnectedness in ecology, economy, technology, and politics has brought nations and societies into ever closer contact, creating acute demands for co-operation. Earthly Politics argues that in the coming decades global governance will have to accommodate differences even as it obliterates distance, and will have to respect many aspects of the local while developing institutions that transcend localism. This book analyses a variety of environmental-governance approaches that balance the local and the global in order to encourage new, more flexible frameworks of global governance. On the theoretical level, it draws on insights from the field of science and technology studies to enrich our understanding of environmental-development politics. On the pragmatic level, it discusses the design of institutions and processes to address problems of environmental governance that increasingly refuse to remain within national boundaries. The cases in the book display the crucial relationship between knowledge and power.

Buy Earthly Politics by Sheila Jasanoff from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780262600590
ISBN-10: 0262600595
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 18mm)
Pages: 376
Imprint: MIT Press
Publisher: MIT Press Ltd
Publish Date: 19-Mar-2004
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions - Earthly Politics by Sheila Jasanoff

Book Reviews - Earthly Politics by Sheila Jasanoff

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Earthly Politics book by Sheila Jasanoff and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Sheila Jasanoff

Sheila Jasanoff is Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology Studies in the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

Books By Sheila Jasanoff

Ethics of Invention by Sheila Jasanoff
Hardback, August 2016
$35.06
Dreamscapes of Modernity by Sheila Jasanoff
Paperback, September 2015
$53.99
Science and Public Reason by Sheila Jasanoff
Paperback, August 2013
$54.89
Reframing Rights by Sheila Jasanoff
Paperback, July 2011
$49.49