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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Alphabetical list of entries

AgricultureDominic Moran63Part VII Borders and Interlinkages499
Air pollutionJørgen Wettestad40Part V Issue Areas307
Anthropocene and planetary boundariesVictor Galaz1Part I Concepts and Definitions3
ArcticOscar Widerberg41Part V Issue Areas315
Biological diversityKristin Rosendal and Morten Walløe Tvedt42Part V Issue Areas322
Biosafety and genetically modified organismsAarti Gupta43Part V Issue Areas329
ChemicalsNils Simon44Part V Issue Areas338
Civil societyKarin Bäckstrand24Part III Actors185
Climate changePier Vellinga45Part V Issue Areas347
ClubsSylvia Karlsson-Vinkhuyzen34Part IV Institutions261
Constructivism and sociological institutionalismGerry Nagtzaam10Part II Theories and Methods73
ConsumerismJane Lister2Part I Concepts and Definitions9
Cost-benefit analysisSimon Dietz11Part II Theories and Methods81
Deep ecologyKate Booth12Part II Theories and Methods88
Deliberative policy analysisHayley Stevenson13Part II Theories and Methods96
DesertificationSteffen Bauer46Part V Issue Areas356
Earth system governanceFrank Biermann3Part I Concepts and Definitions16
EffectivenessSteinar Andresen56Part VI Cross-Cutting Questions and Emerging Topics441
Environment and naturePaul Wapner4Part I Concepts and Definitions22
p. xiEnvironmental policy diffusionPer-Olof Busch57Part VI Cross-Cutting Questions and Emerging Topics447
Environmental policy integrationCamilla Adelle and Måns Nilsson58Part VI Cross-Cutting Questions and Emerging Topics454
European UnionCamilla Adelle, David Benson and Andrew Jordan25Part III Actors192
FeminismAnnica Kronsell14Part II Theories and Methods104
Fisheries and whalingOlav Schram Stokke47Part V Issue Areas364
FoodJennifer Clapp64Part VII Borders and Interlinkages504
ForestryTobias Nielsen48Part V Issue Areas373
Global environmental governancePhilipp Pattberg and Oscar Widerberg5Part I Concepts and Definitions28
GovernmentalityDelf Rothe15Part II Theories and Methods111
Green economyUlrich Brand and Miriam Lang59Part VI Cross-Cutting Questions and Emerging Topics461
Hazardous wasteKatja Biedenkopf49Part V Issue Areas380
HealthKristina Jönsson65Part VII Borders and Interlinkages512
Inclusive developmentJoyeeta Gupta, Vincent Cornelissen and Mirjam A.F. Ros-Tonen6Part I Concepts and Definitions35
IndividualsTom Oliver26Part III Actors200
Institutional fragmentationFariborz Zelli60Part VI Cross-Cutting Questions and Emerging Topics469
Integrated assessment modelingDetlef van Vuuren and Marcel Kok16Part II Theories and Methods119
International bureaucraciesBernd Siebenhüner27Part III Actors206
International organizationsSteffen Bauer35Part IV Institutions269
Liberal environmentalism and governance normsSteven Bernstein7Part I Concepts and Definitions45
MediaMarija Isailovic28Part III Actors213
p. xiiMega-conferencesSander Chan36Part IV Institutions275
Millennium Development Goals and Sustainable Development GoalsMarianne Beisheim61Part VI Cross-Cutting Questions and Emerging Topics478
Neo-GramscianismChukwumerije Okereke17Part II Theories and Methods127
Neoliberal institutionalismThijs Van de Graaf18Part II Theories and Methods134
Ocean spaceJan Stel50Part V Issue Areas388
OrchestrationKenneth W. Abbott62Part VI Cross-Cutting Questions and Emerging Topics487
Ozone depletionSophie Godin-Beekmann51Part V Issue Areas398
PhosphorusDana Cordell and Stuart White52Part V Issue Areas404
PovertyAnne Jerneck and Lennart Olsson66Part VII Borders and Interlinkages519
Private environmental governancePhilipp Pattberg and Marija Isailovic37Part IV Institutions281
Private sectorJonatan Pinkse29Part III Actors218
Public–private partnershipsAyşem Mert38Part IV Institutions289
Qualitative comparative analysisOlav Schram Stokke and Arild Underdal19Part II Theories and Methods141
Quantitative comparative analysisSijeong Lim and Aseem Prakash20Part II Theories and Methods148
RegimesEleni Dellas39Part IV Institutions295
Religious movementsRandolph Haluza-DeLay30Part III Actors225
Renewable energyKacper Szulecki53Part V Issue Areas416
RiskOrtwin Renn8Part I Concepts and Definitions53
Scientists and expertsSilke Beck31Part III Actors234
SecurityRita Floyd67Part VII Borders and Interlinkages528
SimulationsWalter F. Baber and Robert V. Bartlett21Part II Theories and Methods156
StatesDaniel Compagnon32Part III Actors240
Sustainable developmentJoyeeta Gupta and Isa Baud9Part I Concepts and Definitions61
p. xiiiTeaching global environmental governanceMaria Ivanova22Part II Theories and Methods161
TradeRobyn Eckersley68Part VII Borders and Interlinkages534
United NationsLiliana Andonova and Kathryn Chelminski33Part III Actors248
WaterErika Weinthal54Part V Issue Areas422
WetlandsKenneth Genskow and Kyle Magyera55Part V Issue Areas431
World societyDavid John Frank, Ann Hironaka and Evan Schofer23Part II Theories and Methods175