Comparative Environmental Politics: Theory, Practice, and by Paul F. Steinberg

By Paul F. Steinberg

How do diversified societies reply politically to environmental difficulties worldwide? Answering this query calls for systematic, cross-national comparisons of political associations, regulatory kinds, and state-society kin. the sector of comparative environmental politics methods this activity via bringing the theoretical instruments of comparative politics to endure at the substantial matters of environmental coverage. This publication outlines a comparative environmental politics framework and applies it to concrete, real-world difficulties of politics and environmental administration. After a complete assessment of the literature exploring household environmental politics worldwide, the publication presents a pattern of significant currents in the box, displaying how environmental politics intersects with such themes because the greening of the kingdom, the increase of social events and eco-friendly events, ecu Union growth, company social accountability, federalism, political instability, administration of neighborhood commons, and policymaking lower than democratic and authoritarian regimes. It bargains clean insights into environmental difficulties starting from weather switch to water shortage and the disappearance of tropical forests, and it examines activities by means of kingdom and nonstate actors at degrees from the neighborhood to the continental. The publication may also help students and policymakers make feel of the way environmental matters and politics are attached worldwide, and is perfect to be used in upper-level undergraduateand graduate courses.

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