By Paul F. Steinberg
How do diverse societies reply politically to environmental difficulties all over the world? Answering this question calls for systematic, cross-national comparisons of political associations, regulatory kinds, and state-society family. the sector of comparative environmental politics techniques this job by way of bringing the theoretical instruments of comparative politics to endure at the major issues of environmental coverage. This ebook outlines a comparative environmental politics framework and applies it to concrete, real-world difficulties of politics and environmental administration. After a finished overview of the literature exploring household environmental politics all over the world, the ebook offers a pattern of significant currents in the box, exhibiting how environmental politics intersects with such subject matters because the greening of the country, the increase of social routine and eco-friendly events, eu Union enlargement, company social accountability, federalism, political instability, administration of neighborhood commons, and policymaking below democratic and authoritarian regimes. It deals clean insights into environmental difficulties starting from weather switch to water shortage and the disappearance of tropical forests, and it examines activities via country and nonstate actors at degrees from the neighborhood to the continental. The e-book can assist students and policymakers make feel of the way environmental matters and politics are hooked up around the world, and is perfect to be used in upper-level undergraduateand graduate courses.
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