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Compromise of Liberal Environmentalism

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ISBN-10: 0231120370

ISBN-13: 9780231120371

Edition: 2001

Authors: Steven Bernstein

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A significant shift in environmental governance since 1970 has been the convergence of environmental and liberal economic norms towards liberal environmentalism. This text assesses the reasons for this shift, and considers the implications.
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Book details

List price: $38.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 9/11/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 0.65" wide x 0.87" long x 0.07" tall
Weight: 1.056
Language: English

Steven Bernstein is an associate professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Toronto.

List of Acronyms
Preface and Acknowledgments
The Evolution of International Environmental Governance
Explaining the Evolution of Environmental Governance
Metatheoretical Issues
From Environmental Protection to Sustainable Development
Identifying Norms
United Nations Conference on the Human Environment (UNCHE)
From Stockholm to Sustainable Development
World Commission on Environment and Development (WCED)
Environment, Development, and Liberal Environmentalism
From Brundtland to Rio
United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED)
Liberal Environmentalism After Rio
Epistemic Communities, Science, and International Environmental Governance
Explaining Norm Creation and Change With Epistemic Communities
The Role of Scientists and Scientific Ecology
The Influence of Scientists and Scientific Ecology
Economic Ideas, Social Structure, and the Evolution of International Environmental Governance
Socio-Evolution and Governance
Limited Success: Economic Ideas, the North-South Divide, and Ecodevelopment
Sustainable Development and the OECD
The "Fit" with Social Structure
UNCED Outcomes and Liberal Environmentalism
Theoretical Implications
Empirical and Policy Implications