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Description - Routledge Handbook of Global Environmental Politics by Paul G. Harris

This handbook provides a comprehensive and authoritative survey of Global Environmental Politics. It brings together leading international academic experts and features 40 chapters that: * Describe the history of global environmental politics as a discipline and explain the various theories and perspectives used by scholars and students to understand it. * Examine the key actors and institutions in global environmental politics, explaining the role of states, international organizations, regimes, international law, foreign policy institutions, domestic politics, corporations and transnational actors. * Address the ideas and themes shaping the practice and study of global environmental politics, including sustainability, consumption, expertise, uncertainty, security, diplomacy, North-South relations, globalisation, justice, ethics, participation and citizenship. * Assess the key issues and policies within global environmental politics, including energy, climate change, ozone depletion, air pollution, acid rain, sustainable transport, persistent organic pollutants, hazardous wastes, water, rivers, wetlands, oceans, fisheries, marine mammals, biodiversity, migratory species, natural heritage, forests, desertification, food and agriculture. With an in-depth new preface by the Editor, this edition of the handbook is an invaluable resource for students, scholars, researchers and practitioners of environmental politics, environmental studies, environmental science, geography, international relations and political science.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781138953611
ISBN-10: 113895361X
Format: Paperback
(246mm x 174mm x mm)
Pages: 560
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2015
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Paul G. Harris

Paul G. Harris is author or editor of more than 20 books on global environmental politics, policy and ethics. He is the Chair Professor of Global and Environmental Studies at the Hong Kong Institute of Education