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Implementing Sustainable Development: Strategies and Initiatives in High Consumption Societies

William M. Lafferty and James Meadowcroft

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242016
eISBN:
9780191599736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242011.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This volume examines the response of governments in the industrialized countries to the challenge of sustainable development. It focuses on the response of central governments in Australia, Canada, ... More


Human Resilience in the Face of Biodiversity Tipping Points at Local and Regional Scales1

Patricia Howard

in Addressing Tipping Points for a Precarious Future

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265536
eISBN:
9780191760327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265536.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Biodiversity and cultural diversity are intertwined. The threats to biodiversity are already observable and are accelerating. The spread of non-native species is an under-examined threat to ... More


Patterns of Governmental Engagement

William M. Lafferty and James Meadowcroft

in Implementing Sustainable Development: Strategies and Initiatives in High Consumption Societies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242016
eISBN:
9780191599736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242011.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter sets the studies of the engagement of ten governments with sustainable development in comparative perspective. It analyses developments under a number of headings, including interpreting ... More


Looking Beyond the ‘K‐Word’: Embedded Multilateralism in American Foreign Environmental Policy

Stephen Hopgood

in US Hegemony and International Organizations: The United States and Multilateral Institutions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199261437
eISBN:
9780191599309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199261431.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Presents an analysis of multilateralism in American foreign environmental policy, focusing on the issues of ozone depletion, climate change, and biodiversity, and arguing that the evolution of US ... More


International Justice and the Environment: Global Warming and Biodiversity

Wilfred Beckerman and Joanna Pasek

in Justice, Posterity, and the Environment

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199245086
eISBN:
9780191598784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245088.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

It is argued that although there may be some case, on economic grounds, for international cooperative action to deal with the threat of climate change or an excessive depletion of biodiversity, the ... More


American Preparations for the Rio Conference after 1990

Stephen Hopgood

in American Foreign Environmental Policy and the Power of the State

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292593
eISBN:
9780191684920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292593.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter describes the American preparations for the Rio Conference. It details the US policy development for all aspects of the pre-Rio process: three conventions on climate, biodiversity, and ... More


The Rio Conference, its Aftermath, and the First Clinton Administration

Stephen Hopgood

in American Foreign Environmental Policy and the Power of the State

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292593
eISBN:
9780191684920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292593.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter provides a brief account of the Rio Conference and its aftermath in the last months of the Bush administration. It also provides an interim assessment of foreign policy under the Clinton ... More


Counting Species: Biodiversity in Global Environmental Politics

Rafi Youatt

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816694112
eISBN:
9781452950617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694112.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Three decades of biodiversity governance have largely failed to stop the ongoing environmental crisis of global species loss. Yet that governance has resulted in undeniably important political ... More


Language and Sustainable Development: Integrating the Economics of Language Policy with Poverty Reduction and Biodiversity Conservation

Suzanne Romaine

in The Economics of Language Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034708
eISBN:
9780262335980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034708.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

It has become increasingly accepted that economic growth must be socially and environmentally sustainable. It must be linguistically and culturally sustainable as well because the conservation of ... More


Nationalizing Space: Cosmetic Federalism and the Politics of Development 1

Sanjib Baruah

in Durable Disorder: Understanding the Politics of Northeast India

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195690828
eISBN:
9780199081769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195690828.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Arunachal Pradesh, part of the eastern Himalayas, boasts pristine forests and intact mega-biodiversity. With a fragile mountain ecosystem, the state is an ideal candidate for sustainable development. ... More


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