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By Andreas Duit

ISBN-10: 026252581X

ISBN-13: 9780262525817

Many contemporary stories on environmental governance concentrate on both the micro-level (the neighborhood and the person) or the macro-level (the worldwide) whereas neglecting governance on the countryside point. nation environmental governance is frequently perceived as insufficient, inadequate, or limited by way of concerns of monetary progress. And but the impression of nation environmental governance dwarfs that of the marketplace or overseas corporations. This booklet of comparative reviews records the ongoing relevance of the kingdom in environmental politics and coverage. The publication additionally demonstrates the analytical strength of the comparative method of the research of environmental politics and coverage, delivering cross-national comparisons of environmental governance in either built and constructing nations. a few chapters are in accordance with qualitative experiences from a small variety of nations; others supply statistical analyses of quantitative facts from many extra nations over an extended period of time. themes mentioned contain replacement methods to estimating comparative environmental functionality; electorate' moving perceptions in their environmental tasks; U.S. and German wind guidelines; fisheries administration in numerous African international locations; and forestry conservation in Bolivia, Guatemala, and Peru. The experiences remove darkness from such key matters because the impact of alternative political structures at the evolution of environmental coverage regimes; why a few international locations appear to practice higher than others in environmental issues; and the sociopolitical context of source management.

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