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Description - Govering for the Environment by Brendan Gleeson

Governing for the Environment explores one of the dimensions of the value-knowledge system needed in any movement towards humane governance for the planet: the ecological sustainability and integrity of the Earth's environment. The book begins from the premise that whilst environmental knowledge and values have developed rapidly, their development must not overwhelm consideration of other core 'humane' values: peace, social justice, and human rights. The book's contributors explore a variety of ethical issues that must inform future global regulation of the Earth's environment.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780333793725
ISBN-10: 0333793722
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 23mm)
Pages: 269
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 11-Jan-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Brendan Gleeson

WOUTER ACHTERBERG Senior Lecturer in Ethics, Political and Environmental Philosophy, University of Amsterdam DANIELE ARCHIBUGI Director, Italian National Research Council, Rome KLAUS BOSSELMANN Associate Professor of Law and Director of the New Zealand Centre for Environmental Law, University of Auckland BETH EDMONDSON Lecturer in Politics, Monash University, Australia RICHARD FALK Albert G. Milbank Professor of International Law and Practice, Princeton University, USA ARRAN GARE Senior Lecturer in Philosophy and Cultural Inquiry, Swinburne University, Australia DAVID HUMPHREYS Lecturer in Environmental Policy, Open University, UK MINNA JOKELA Assistant Professor of International Relations, University of Turka, Finland AMEDO POSTIGLIONE Judge of the Italian Supreme Court; Director of the International Court of the Environment Foundation ADRIANNA SEMMENS Researcher JOACHIM H. SPANGENBERG Biologist and Environmental Scientist JANNA THOMPSON Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, La Trobe University, Melbourne JAMES TULLY Professor of Chair of Political Science, University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

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