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Adaptive GovernanceThe Dynamics of Atlantic Fisheries Management

Adaptive Governance: The Dynamics of Atlantic Fisheries Management

D. G. Webster

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262232708
eISBN:
9780262285872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262232708.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The expansion of the fishing industry in the last century has raised concerns over the long-term viability of many fish species. International fisheries have failed to prevent the overfishing of many ... More

Beyond Resource WarsScarcity, Environmental Degradation, and International Cooperation

Beyond Resource Wars: Scarcity, Environmental Degradation, and International Cooperation

Shlomi Dinar (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014977
eISBN:
9780262295505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014977.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Common wisdom holds that the earth’s dwindling natural resources and increasing environmental degradation will inevitably lead to interstate conflict, and possibly even set off “resource wars.” Many ... More

Changing Climates in North American PoliticsInstitutions, Policymaking, and Multilevel Governance

Changing Climates in North American Politics: Institutions, Policymaking, and Multilevel Governance

Henrik Selin and Stacy D. VanDeveer (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012997
eISBN:
9780262259170
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012997.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

North American policy responses to global climate change are complex and sometimes contradictory, and reach across multiple levels of government. For example, the U.S. federal government rejected the ... More

Coming CleanInformation Disclosure and Environmental Performance

Coming Clean: Information Disclosure and Environmental Performance

Michael E. Kraft, Mark Stephan, and Troy D. Abel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014953
eISBN:
9780262295208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014953.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This book investigates the process of information disclosure as a policy strategy for environmental protection. The process, which is a new approach to environmental protection, sometimes leads ... More

Confronting the Coffee CrisisFair Trade, Sustainable Livelihoods and Ecosystems in Mexico and Central America

Confronting the Coffee Crisis: Fair Trade, Sustainable Livelihoods and Ecosystems in Mexico and Central America

Christopher M Bacon, V. Ernesto Mendez, Stephen R Gliessman, David Goodman, and Jonathan A Fox (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262026338
eISBN:
9780262267526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026338.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Our morning cups of coffee connect us to a global industry and, also, to an export crisis in the tropics that is destroying livelihoods, undermining the cohesion of families and communities, and ... More

Corporate Power in Global Agrifood Governance

Corporate Power in Global Agrifood Governance

Jennifer Clapp and Doris Fuchs (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012751
eISBN:
9780262255509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012751.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

In today’s globally integrated food system, events in one part of the world can have multiple and wide-ranging effects, as has been shown by the recent and rapid global rise in food prices. ... More

Ending the Fossil Fuel Era

Ending the Fossil Fuel Era

Thomas Princen, Jack P. Manno, and Pamela L. Martin (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262028806
eISBN:
9780262327077
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028806.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Not so long ago, people North and South had little reason to believe that wealth from oil, gas, and coal brought anything but great prosperity. But the presumption of net benefits from fossil fuels ... More

Environmental Justice and Sustainability in the Former Soviet Union

Environmental Justice and Sustainability in the Former Soviet Union

Julian Agyeman and Yelena Ogneva-Himmelberger (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012669
eISBN:
9780262255493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012669.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The legacy of environmental catastrophe in the states of the former Soviet Union includes desertification, pollution, and the toxic aftermath of industrial accidents, the most notorious of which was ... More

Environmental Justice in Latin AmericaProblems, Promise, and Practice

Environmental Justice in Latin America: Problems, Promise, and Practice

David V. Carruthers (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033725
eISBN:
9780262269957
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033725.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Environmental justice concerns form an important part of popular environmental movements in many countries. Activists, scholars, and policymakers in the developing world, for example, increasingly ... More

The Environmental Politics of Sacrifice

The Environmental Politics of Sacrifice

Michael Maniates and John M. Meyer (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014366
eISBN:
9780262289603
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014366.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The idea of sacrifice is the unspoken issue of environmental politics. Politicians, the media, and many environmentalists assume that well-off populations won’t make sacrifices now for future ... More

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