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The Globalization of Mountain Issues

Bernard Debarbieux, Gilles Rudaz, and Martin F. Price

in The Mountain: A Political History from the Enlightenment to the Present

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226031118
eISBN:
9780226031255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226031255.003.0009
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Globalization is part of a contemporary trend toward adopting a planetary scale as a means of emancipation from a primarily national representation of issues. Chapter 8 focuses on how mountains came ... More


The Law of the Sea Convention and Agenda 21: Marine Environmental Implications

Alexander Yankov

in International Law and Sustainable Development: Past Achievements and Future Challenges

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298076
eISBN:
9780191685378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298076.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and Agenda 21, adopted by the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in June 1992, are two instruments quite ... More


The Grand Model and the American City

Thomas D. Wilson

in The Ashley Cooper Plan: The Founding of Carolina and the Origins of Southern Political Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628905
eISBN:
9781469626307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628905.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the intersection of urban planning and political culture. Traditionalistic political culture, with its roots in Carolina, was influenced in its development by decentralized, ... More


Sustainable Consumption: An Important but Ambiguous Concept

Philip J. Vergragt

in Conceptual Innovation in Environmental Policy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036580
eISBN:
9780262341585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036580.003.0013
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter explores the origins of the concept of sustainable consumption in global policy circles in the 1990s and its subsequent evolution in academia, business, civil society, and policy. It ... More


Policy and ‘Soft Law’ Rationales for Addressing Social and Environmental Concerns in Trade and Investment Treaties

Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger

in Crafting Trade and Investment Accords for Sustainable Development: Athena's Treaties

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780198831341
eISBN:
9780191869099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831341.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter addresses and discusses the international policy and soft law rationales that exist for states to include sustainable development concerns in their trade and investment treaties. First, ... More


International Trade, Investment and Sustainability

Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger

in Crafting Trade and Investment Accords for Sustainable Development: Athena's Treaties

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780198831341
eISBN:
9780191869099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831341.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter begins by discussing the potential negative effects of trade on sustainable development, and the changes in the rules of trade and investment regimes that could lead to these negative ... More


Development and Environment in Early World Trade Debates

Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger

in Crafting Trade and Investment Accords for Sustainable Development: Athena's Treaties

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780198831341
eISBN:
9780191869099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831341.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses and analyses the history of development and environment concerns, in an international trade context, and in doing so, builds a timeline (between 1947 and 1994) which traces the ... More


Sustainable Development in the 2001 WTO Doha Round Debates and Beyond

Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger

in Crafting Trade and Investment Accords for Sustainable Development: Athena's Treaties

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780198831341
eISBN:
9780191869099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831341.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

In this chapter, it is argued that in the 2001 Doha Declaration launching the new trade negotiations and in subsequent dispute settlement decisions, the World Trade Organization (WTO) member States ... More


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