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Adaptive GovernanceThe Dynamics of Atlantic Fisheries Management

Adaptive Governance: The Dynamics of Atlantic Fisheries Management

D. G. Webster

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262232708
eISBN:
9780262285872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262232708.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The expansion of the fishing industry in the last century has raised concerns over the long-term viability of many fish species. International fisheries have failed to prevent the overfishing of many ... More

Addressing Tipping Points for a Precarious Future

Addressing Tipping Points for a Precarious Future

Timothy O'Riordan and Timothy Lenton (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265536
eISBN:
9780191760327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265536.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This book places tipping points in their scientific, economic, governmental, creative, and spiritual contexts. It seeks to offer a comprehensive set of ... More

Against Ecological SovereigntyEthics, Biopolitics, and Saving the Natural World

Against Ecological Sovereignty: Ethics, Biopolitics, and Saving the Natural World

Mick Smith

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670284
eISBN:
9781452947136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670284.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This book presents a passionate defense of radical ecology that speaks directly to current debates concerning the nature, and dangers, of sovereign power. Engaging the work of Bataille, Arendt, ... More

Agrarianism and the Good SocietyLand, Culture, Conflict, and Hope

Agrarianism and the Good Society: Land, Culture, Conflict, and Hope

Eric T. Freyfogle

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124391
eISBN:
9780813134888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124391.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Every society expresses its fundamental values and hopes in the ways it inhabits its landscapes. In this exploration, this book raises difficult questions about America's core values while ... More

Allocating the EarthA Distributional Framework for Protecting Capabilities in Environmental Law and Policy

Allocating the Earth: A Distributional Framework for Protecting Capabilities in Environmental Law and Policy

Breena Holland

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199692071
eISBN:
9780191799488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692071.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, Political Economy

This book advances a new distributional framework to guide the evaluation and design of environmental policies. Drawing on capabilities theory, and especially on Martha Nussbaum’s capabilities ... More

Animal RightsCurrent Debates and New Directions

Animal Rights: Current Debates and New Directions

Cass R. Sunstein and Martha C. Nussbaum (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195305104
eISBN:
9780199850556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305104.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This book explores the legal and political issues that underlie the campaign for animal rights and the opposition to it. Addressing ethical questions about ownership, protection against unjustified ... More

The Anthropocene ProjectVirtue in the Age of Climate Change

The Anthropocene Project: Virtue in the Age of Climate Change

Byron Williston

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198746713
eISBN:
9780191808975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746713.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The Fifth Assessment Report of the IPCC is now out and it contains a detailed analysis of the threats climate change poses to human security. IPCC chairman Rajendra Pachauri put the matter succinctly ... More

Atmospheric JusticeA Political Theory of Climate Change

Atmospheric Justice: A Political Theory of Climate Change

Steve Vanderheiden

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195334609
eISBN:
9780199868759
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195334609.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

When policies of or activities within one country and generation cause deleterious consequences for those of other nations and later generations, they can constitute serious injustices. Hence, ... More

Beyond GreenwashExplaining Credibility in Transnational Eco-Labeling

Beyond Greenwash: Explaining Credibility in Transnational Eco-Labeling

Hamish van der Ven

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190866006
eISBN:
9780190866037
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190866006.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Environmental Politics

Modern consumers are confronted by a growing array of colorful eco-labels on everything from coffee to computers. Yet, not all of these eco-labels are trustworthy. Despite the existence of ... More

Beyond Resource WarsScarcity, Environmental Degradation, and International Cooperation

Beyond Resource Wars: Scarcity, Environmental Degradation, and International Cooperation

Shlomi Dinar (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014977
eISBN:
9780262295505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014977.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Common wisdom holds that the earth’s dwindling natural resources and increasing environmental degradation will inevitably lead to interstate conflict, and possibly even set off “resource wars.” Many ... More

Changing Climates in North American PoliticsInstitutions, Policymaking, and Multilevel Governance

Changing Climates in North American Politics: Institutions, Policymaking, and Multilevel Governance

Henrik Selin and Stacy D. VanDeveer (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012997
eISBN:
9780262259170
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012997.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

North American policy responses to global climate change are complex and sometimes contradictory, and reach across multiple levels of government. For example, the U.S. federal government rejected the ... More

Citizenship and the Environment

Citizenship and the Environment

Andrew Dobson

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199258444
eISBN:
9780191601002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258449.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Ecological citizenship cannot be fully articulated in either liberal or civic republican terms. It is, rather, an example and an inflection of ‘post‐cosmopolitan’ citizenship. Ecological citizenship ... More

Climate Change and People on the MoveInternational Law and Justice

Climate Change and People on the Move: International Law and Justice

Fanny Thornton

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198824817
eISBN:
9780191863509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824817.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Environmental Politics

The book applies a justice framework to analysis of the actual and potential role of international law with respect to people on the move in the context of anthropogenic climate change. That people ... More

Climate Change and the Moral AgentIndividual Duties in an Interdependent World

Climate Change and the Moral Agent: Individual Duties in an Interdependent World

Elizabeth Cripps

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199665655
eISBN:
9780191753039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665655.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Global climate change challenges standard theories of moral accountability. Many of us take it for granted that we ought to cooperate to tackle it, but where does this requirement come from? Climate ... More

Climate Change and the Oil IndustryCommon Problem, Different Strategies

Climate Change and the Oil Industry: Common Problem, Different Strategies

Jon Skjaerseth and Tora Skodvin

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065583
eISBN:
9781781700471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065583.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Multinational corporations are not merely the problem in environmental concerns, but could also be part of the solution. The oil industry and climate change provide the clearest example of how the ... More

Climate Crisis and the Democratic ProspectParticipatory Governance in Sustainable Communities

Climate Crisis and the Democratic Prospect: Participatory Governance in Sustainable Communities

Frank Fischer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780199594917
eISBN:
9780191842108
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199594917.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Can contemporary democratic governments tackle climate crisis? Some say that democracy has to be a central part of a strategy to deal with climate change. Others say that experience shows it not to ... More

Climate Governance at the CrossroadsExperimenting with a Global Response after Kyoto

Climate Governance at the Crossroads: Experimenting with a Global Response after Kyoto

Matthew J. Hoffmann

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195390087
eISBN:
9780199894352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390087.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, International Relations and Politics

The global governance of climate change is in flux. Conventional strategies of addressing climate change through universal, interstate negotiations—the most prominent of which is the Kyoto ... More

Climate Justice in a Non-Ideal World

Climate Justice in a Non-Ideal World

Clare Heyward and Dominic Roser (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198744047
eISBN:
9780191804038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744047.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Environmental Politics

Climate change confronts humanity with a challenge it has never faced before. It combines issues of global justice and intergenerational justice on an unprecedented scale. In particular, it stands to ... More

Coming CleanInformation Disclosure and Environmental Performance

Coming Clean: Information Disclosure and Environmental Performance

Michael E. Kraft, Mark Stephan, and Troy D. Abel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014953
eISBN:
9780262295208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014953.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This book investigates the process of information disclosure as a policy strategy for environmental protection. The process, which is a new approach to environmental protection, sometimes leads ... More

Confronting the Coffee CrisisFair Trade, Sustainable Livelihoods and Ecosystems in Mexico and Central America

Confronting the Coffee Crisis: Fair Trade, Sustainable Livelihoods and Ecosystems in Mexico and Central America

Christopher M Bacon, V. Ernesto Mendez, Stephen R Gliessman, David Goodman, and Jonathan A Fox (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262026338
eISBN:
9780262267526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026338.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Our morning cups of coffee connect us to a global industry and, also, to an export crisis in the tropics that is destroying livelihoods, undermining the cohesion of families and communities, and ... More

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