International Organizations in Global Environmental Governance

1st Edition

Frank Biermann, Bernd Siebenhüner, Anna Schreyögg

Routledge
Published January 17, 2014
Reference - 274 Pages - 11 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780415845274 - CAT# Y150658
Series: Environmental Politics

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Summary

This book provides a comparative study of the role of international organizations in environmental governance. Whilst a growing body of literature considers global governance in a number of policy areas, this volume delivers one of the first comprehensive accounts of international organizations in relation to environmental policy.

Providing the reader with key insights within this area of global governance, the book focuses on policies developing in relation to climate change, biodiversity and international environmental funding. Presenting a compelling and up-to-date account of developments within this burgeoning policy area, the volume:

• includes a range of case studies including the World Bank, UNEP and the OECD

• presents quantitative and qualitative research that advances understanding of international organizations in the field of international relations

• delivers contributions from a range of internationally renowned academics and specialists within the field

International Organizations in Global Environmental Governance will be of interest to students and scholars of international relations theory, international economics, environmental policy, organizational theory and environmental studies.

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