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Global Commons Environmental and Technological Governance

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ISBN-10: 0471985740

ISBN-13: 9780471985747

Edition: 2nd 2000 (Revised)

Authors: John Vogler

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The global commons - the oceans, Antarctica, the atmosphere - are critical to the survival of humankind. Yet, by definition, they are beyond the control of any government. This book analyses how they can be protected effectively.
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Book details

List price: $98.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/22/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 6.06" wide x 8.62" long x 0.62" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Preface to the First Edition
Preface to the Second Edition
International Agreements on the Global Commons
Abbreviations and Acronyms
The Governance of the Commons
The Nature of the Commons
The Global Commons
The ?Tragedy of the Commons'Governance and Regimes
Notes
Regime Analysis
Issue Areas
Actors
Principles and Norms
Decision-making Procedures
Rules
Regime Change
Notes
The Oceans
The Law of the Sea
Whaling
Marine Pollution
The Deep Seabed
Summary
Notes
Antarctica
The Antarctic Treaty System - A Single Regime
Principles and Norms
Organization and Procedures
Rules
Monitoring and Enforcement
Scientific Activity
Summary
Notes
Outer Space
The Space Commons and Space Law
Military Uses
Environment and Space Debris
Information Flow
Orbit and Spectrum
Summary
Notes
The Atmosphere
Stratospheric Ozone
Climate Change
Summary
Notes
Regime Effectiveness
Effectiveness as International Law
Effectiveness as Transfer of Authority
Effectiveness as Behaviour Modification
Effectiveness as Problem Solving
Regime Assessment
Notes
Explaining Regime Incidence and Change
Structural Explanations
Utilitarian Explanations
Plural Interests and Values
Changing Cognitions - Epistemic Communities
A Synthesis?
Notes
Conclusion
Global and Local Commons
Multi-layer Governance
Notes
References
Index