Encyclopedia of Global Environmental Governance and Politics
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Encyclopedia of Global Environmental Governance and Politics

Edited by Philipp H. Pattberg and Fariborz Zelli

Providing its readers with a unique point of reference, as well as stimulus for further research, the Encyclopedia of Global Environmental Governance and Politics is an indispensable tool for anyone interested in the governance and politics of the environment, particularly students, researchers and practitioners. This comprehensive reference work, written by some of the most eminent academics in the field, contains entries on numerous aspects of global environmental governance and politics, including concepts and definitions; theories and methods; actors; institutions; issue-areas; cross-cutting questions; and overlaps with non-environmental fields.
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Chapter Author Nr Section Page
Agriculture Dominic Moran 63 Part VII Borders and Interlinkages 499
Air pollution Jørgen Wettestad 40 Part V Issue Areas 307
Anthropocene and planetary boundaries Victor Galaz 1 Part I Concepts and Definitions 3
Arctic Oscar Widerberg 41 Part V Issue Areas 315
Biological diversity Kristin Rosendal and Morten Walløe Tvedt 42 Part V Issue Areas 322
Biosafety and genetically modified organisms Aarti Gupta 43 Part V Issue Areas 329
Chemicals Nils Simon 44 Part V Issue Areas 338
Civil society Karin Bäckstrand 24 Part III Actors 185
Climate change Pier Vellinga 45 Part V Issue Areas 347
Clubs Sylvia Karlsson-Vinkhuyzen 34 Part IV Institutions 261
Constructivism and sociological institutionalism Gerry Nagtzaam 10 Part II Theories and Methods 73
Consumerism Jane Lister 2 Part I Concepts and Definitions 9
Cost-benefit analysis Simon Dietz 11 Part II Theories and Methods 81
Deep ecology Kate Booth 12 Part II Theories and Methods 88
Deliberative policy analysis Hayley Stevenson 13 Part II Theories and Methods 96
Desertification Steffen Bauer 46 Part V Issue Areas 356
Earth system governance Frank Biermann 3 Part I Concepts and Definitions 16
Effectiveness Steinar Andresen 56 Part VI Cross-Cutting Questions and Emerging Topics 441
Environment and nature Paul Wapner 4 Part I Concepts and Definitions 22
p. xiEnvironmental policy diffusion Per-Olof Busch 57 Part VI Cross-Cutting Questions and Emerging Topics 447
Environmental policy integration Camilla Adelle and Måns Nilsson 58 Part VI Cross-Cutting Questions and Emerging Topics 454
European Union Camilla Adelle, David Benson and Andrew Jordan 25 Part III Actors 192
Feminism Annica Kronsell 14 Part II Theories and Methods 104
Fisheries and whaling Olav Schram Stokke 47 Part V Issue Areas 364
Food Jennifer Clapp 64 Part VII Borders and Interlinkages 504
Forestry Tobias Nielsen 48 Part V Issue Areas 373
Global environmental governance Philipp Pattberg and Oscar Widerberg 5 Part I Concepts and Definitions 28
Governmentality Delf Rothe 15 Part II Theories and Methods 111
Green economy Ulrich Brand and Miriam Lang 59 Part VI Cross-Cutting Questions and Emerging Topics 461
Hazardous waste Katja Biedenkopf 49 Part V Issue Areas 380
Health Kristina Jönsson 65 Part VII Borders and Interlinkages 512
Inclusive development Joyeeta Gupta, Vincent Cornelissen and Mirjam A.F. Ros-Tonen 6 Part I Concepts and Definitions 35
Individuals Tom Oliver 26 Part III Actors 200
Institutional fragmentation Fariborz Zelli 60 Part VI Cross-Cutting Questions and Emerging Topics 469
Integrated assessment modeling Detlef van Vuuren and Marcel Kok 16 Part II Theories and Methods 119
International bureaucracies Bernd Siebenhüner 27 Part III Actors 206
International organizations Steffen Bauer 35 Part IV Institutions 269
Liberal environmentalism and governance norms Steven Bernstein 7 Part I Concepts and Definitions 45
Media Marija Isailovic 28 Part III Actors 213
p. xiiMega-conferences Sander Chan 36 Part IV Institutions 275
Millennium Development Goals and Sustainable Development Goals Marianne Beisheim 61 Part VI Cross-Cutting Questions and Emerging Topics 478
Neo-Gramscianism Chukwumerije Okereke 17 Part II Theories and Methods 127
Neoliberal institutionalism Thijs Van de Graaf 18 Part II Theories and Methods 134
Ocean space Jan Stel 50 Part V Issue Areas 388
Orchestration Kenneth W. Abbott 62 Part VI Cross-Cutting Questions and Emerging Topics 487
Ozone depletion Sophie Godin-Beekmann 51 Part V Issue Areas 398
Phosphorus Dana Cordell and Stuart White 52 Part V Issue Areas 404
Poverty Anne Jerneck and Lennart Olsson 66 Part VII Borders and Interlinkages 519
Private environmental governance Philipp Pattberg and Marija Isailovic 37 Part IV Institutions 281
Private sector Jonatan Pinkse 29 Part III Actors 218
Public–private partnerships Ayşem Mert 38 Part IV Institutions 289
Qualitative comparative analysis Olav Schram Stokke and Arild Underdal 19 Part II Theories and Methods 141
Quantitative comparative analysis Sijeong Lim and Aseem Prakash 20 Part II Theories and Methods 148
Regimes Eleni Dellas 39 Part IV Institutions 295
Religious movements Randolph Haluza-DeLay 30 Part III Actors 225
Renewable energy Kacper Szulecki 53 Part V Issue Areas 416
Risk Ortwin Renn 8 Part I Concepts and Definitions 53
Scientists and experts Silke Beck 31 Part III Actors 234
Security Rita Floyd 67 Part VII Borders and Interlinkages 528
Simulations Walter F. Baber and Robert V. Bartlett 21 Part II Theories and Methods 156
States Daniel Compagnon 32 Part III Actors 240
Sustainable development Joyeeta Gupta and Isa Baud 9 Part I Concepts and Definitions 61
p. xiiiTeaching global environmental governance Maria Ivanova 22 Part II Theories and Methods 161
Trade Robyn Eckersley 68 Part VII Borders and Interlinkages 534
United Nations Liliana Andonova and Kathryn Chelminski 33 Part III Actors 248
Water Erika Weinthal 54 Part V Issue Areas 422
Wetlands Kenneth Genskow and Kyle Magyera 55 Part V Issue Areas 431
World society David John Frank, Ann Hironaka and Evan Schofer 23 Part II Theories and Methods 175