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The United States: ‘Sorry—Not Our Problem’

Gary C. Bryner

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:
10.1093/0199242011.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Analyses the reception given by the government of the US to the idea of sustainable development. It argues that the US has basically remained aloof from the sustainable development agenda. While ... More


Introduction

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:
10.1093/0199242011.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Establishes the conceptual and methodological framework for the study of government efforts to implement sustainable development in the industrialized countries. It examines the emergence of ... More


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


Corporations, Seeds, and Intellectual Property Rights Governance

Susan K. Sell

in Corporate Power in Global Agrifood Governance

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012751
eISBN:
9780262255509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012751.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines the efforts of biotechnology firms to raise regulatory standards for intellectual property protection worldwide. It describes how the complexity of the regulatory environment ... More


Economic Development and Localist Knowledge

David J. Hess

in Localist Movements in a Global Economy: Sustainability, Justice, and Urban Development in the United States

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012645
eISBN:
9780262255486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012645.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines localism as a system of knowledge and as a critique of the research field of economic development studies. It analyzes the contribution of import substitution to economic ... More


Climate Justice for LDCs through Global Decisions

Achala Abeysinghe and Saleemul Huq

in Climate Justice in a Non-Ideal World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198744047
eISBN:
9780191804038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744047.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Environmental Politics

Climate change is recognized as inherently unfair and unjust. Not only are the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) extremely vulnerable to its impact, facing the largest cost of inaction by those who ... More


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