Global Environmental Politics Second Edition

By: Porter, Gareth;Brown, Janet Welsh

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When "Global Environmental Politics" was first published, the environment was just emerging as a pivotal issue in traditional international relations. Now the environment is a topic central to discussions of security politics and the relationship between foreign and domestic policy--and so much has changed that Gareth Porter and Janet Welsh Brown found themselves rewriting more than half of their original text. With new cases on biodiversity and desertification, this classic work is more complete and up-to-date than any survey of environmental politics on the market.In addition to providing a concise yet comprehensive overview of global environmental issues, the authors have worked to contextualize key topics such as the Rio conference, water security, the biodiversity treaty, and trade in toxics. Environmental concerns from global warming to the ozone layer to whaling are seen as challenges to transnational relations, with governments, NGOs, IGOs, and MNCs all facing the prospect of multilateral interaction to solve a growing global problem.

Title: Global Environmental Politics Second Edition

Author Name: Porter, Gareth;Brown, Janet Welsh

Categories: Other,

Edition: 2

Publisher: Boulder, Colorado, U.S.A., Westview Press: 1995

ISBN Number: 0813321824

ISBN Number 13: 9780813321820

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Seller ID: 029733

Description: Very good condition. Minimal writing. Global Environmental Politics Second Edition By Porter, Gareth;Brown, Janet Welsh Product Description When Global Environmental Politics was first published, the environment was just emerging as a pivotal issue in traditional international relations. Now the environment is a topic central to discussions of security politics and the relationship between foreign and domestic policy and so much has changed that Gareth Porter and Janet Welsh Brown found themselves rewriting more than half of their original text. Product Details Paperback: 256 pages Publisher: Westview Press; 2nd edition (December 7, 1995) Language: English ISBN-10: 0813321824 ISBN-13: 9780813321820 Product Dimensions: 8.8 x 5.9 x 0.7 inches

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