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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


Conclusion: Renovating Grace

Willis Jenkins

in Ecologies of Grace: Environmental Ethics and Christian Theology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195328516
eISBN:
9780199869862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328516.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts from the author. It argues that by mapping the theological patterns that make environmental problems urgent and intelligible to Christian communities, ... More


China and the Global Environment 1

Warwick J. McKibbin

in China, Asia, and the New World Economy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199235889
eISBN:
9780191717109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235889.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This study examines the environmental consequences of rapid growth in China, focusing on the environmental consequences of rising energy use. It explores the recent past as well as potential future ... More


Packaging and Packaging Waste

Albert Weale, Geoffrey Pridham, Michelle Cini, Dimitrios Konstadakopulos, Martin Porter, and Brendan Flynn

in Environmental Governance in Europe: An Ever Closer Ecological Union?

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199257478
eISBN:
9780191698460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257478.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Environmental Politics

This chapter explores the issue dynamic associated with the 1994 packaging and packaging waste directive in the European Union. It offers a case study that focuses primarily on the processes of rule ... More


Environment and Statecraft: The Strategy of Environmental Treaty-Making

Scott Barrett

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199286096
eISBN:
9780191602832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199286094.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book develops a theory of international cooperation on environmental issues. The theory integrates a number of disciplines, including game theory, economics, international law, and international ... More


People and Pollution: Cultural Constructions and Social Action in Egypt

Nicholas S. Hopkins, Sohair R. Mehanna, and Salah el-Haggar

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774245725
eISBN:
9781617970962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774245725.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

With a population approaching 65 million (15 million in Cairo alone), environmental pollution is a concern of many people in Egypt and the world in general. This book is a study of how Egyptians in ... More


Actors and Institutions in Environmental Governance

Albert Weale, Geoffrey Pridham, Michelle Cini, Dimitrios Konstadakopulos, Martin Porter, and Brendan Flynn

in Environmental Governance in Europe: An Ever Closer Ecological Union?

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199257478
eISBN:
9780191698460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257478.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Environmental Politics

Policy-making is an institutional process as well as an intellectual activity. In the previous chapter, the intellectual component of policy-making was examined by looking at some of the principles ... More


Introduction

Hilary Marlow

in Biblical Prophets and Contemporary Environmental Ethics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199569052
eISBN:
9780191723230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569052.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the human impact on the planet. It then considers the relationship between religious tradition and environmental issues. It then outlines the ... More


Environmental Degradation and Preservation

Christina L. Erickson

in Handbook of International Social Work: Human Rights, Development, and the Global Profession

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195333619
eISBN:
9780199918195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333619.003.0027
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Humans have a deep dependence on the natural living world; it is through the earth that we receive nutritional sustenance and access to air, water, land, and energy to provide for our needs and ... More


Introduction

Partha Dasgupta, Karl-Göran Mäler, and Alessandro Vercelli

in The Economics of Transnational Commons

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292203
eISBN:
9780191684883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292203.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses resource allocation failure and other environmental problems. The chapter states that environmental problems are commonly associated with the failure of market institutions and ... More


Patterns of regulation

Christoph Knill and Duncan Liefferink

in Environmental Politics in the European Union: Policy-making, Implementation and Patterns of Multi-level Governance

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075803
eISBN:
9781781701461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075803.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter discusses the main characteristics of the European Union (EU) environmental policy and the key patterns of regulation. It presents the main principles of making environmental policy in ... More


The Environmental Regime in Developing Countries

Raghbendra Jha and John Whalley

in Behavioral and Distributional Effects of Environmental Policy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226094816
eISBN:
9780226094809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226094809.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explores the environmental regime in developing countries, focusing on the direct effects of industrial emissions, the impacts of untreated waste (industrial and human) on air and water ... More


The politics of environmental policy

Bernadette Connaughton

in Europeanisation and New Patterns of Governance in Ireland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076206
eISBN:
9781781702932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076206.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter analyses the impact of domestic pressures and the Europeanisation of environmental policy on the domestic institutional framework in Ireland. It presents case studies to highlight the ... More


Introducing Environmental Justices

Jill Lindsey Harrison

in Pesticide Drift and the Pursuit of Environmental Justice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015981
eISBN:
9780262298766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015981.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Pesticide illness is one of the major environmental problems in the world today. Use of pesticides in agriculture is common, but the health-related consequences related to this get widely unnoticed, ... More


Institutions and Environmental Change: The Scientific Legacy of a Decade of IDGEC Research

Oran R. Young

in Institutions and Environmental Change: Principal Findings, Applications, and Research Frontiers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262240574
eISBN:
9780262286589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262240574.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines the Institutional Dimensions of Global Environmental Change (IDGEC)’s scientific legacy and contributions on the complex question of the interplay between environmental problems ... More


Transport Services

Christopher Findlay

in A Handbook of International Trade in Services

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199235216
eISBN:
9780191715624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235216.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Lower transport costs are associated with integration of markets within an economy and of those domestic markets with the rest of the world. These linkages support economic development. Determinants ... More


Environmentalism in the World

A. Damodaran

in Encircling the Seamless: India, Climate Change, and the Global Commons

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198066750
eISBN:
9780199080106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198066750.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The globalization that took place in the 1990s coincided with the dramatic upsurge of environmentalism all over the world. The 1990s marked the end of the cold war which paved the way for the ... More


Global Change: Analyzing Scale and Scaling in Environmental Governance

Joyeeta Gupta

in Institutions and Environmental Change: Principal Findings, Applications, and Research Frontiers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262240574
eISBN:
9780262286589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262240574.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter introduces the concept of scaling, one of the analytical themes classified by the Institutional Dimensions of Global Environmental Change (IDGEC) for institutional analysis. Furthermore, ... More


Indigenous Peoples' Subsistence Lifestyle as an Environmental Valuation Problem

Günther Handl

in Environmental Damage in International and Comparative Law: Problems of Definition and Valuation

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199255733
eISBN:
9780191698262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255733.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Comparative Law

This chapter considers the extent to which the impact of development activities upon subsistence lifestyles can be considered as an environmental valuation problem. It argues that the twin objectives ... More


Critical Environmental Education

Robert B. Stevenson, Arjen E. J. Wals, Joe E. Heimlich, and Ellen Field

Alex Russ and Marianne E. Krasny (eds)

in Urban Environmental Education Review

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501705823
eISBN:
9781501712791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705823.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter considers an alternative socially critical perspective on environmental education, the emphasis of which is on the influence of cultural norms and structural features of society on ... More


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