Desertification

Juntti, Meri (2013) Desertification. In: Routledge Handbook of Global Environmental Politics. Harris, Paul G., ed. Routledge, pp. 506-519. ISBN 9780415694209

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Abstract

[Book summary] This handbook provides a comprehensive and authoritative survey of Global Environmental Politics. It brings together leading international academic experts and features 40 chapters that:

Describe the history of global environmental politics as a discipline and explain the various theories and perspectives used by scholars and students to understand it.

Examine the key actors and institutions in global environmental politics, explaining the role of states, international organizations, regimes, international law, foreign policy institutions, domestic politics, corporations and transnational actors.

Address the ideas and themes shaping the practice and study of global environmental politics, including sustainability, consumption, expertise, uncertainty, security, diplomacy, North-South relations, globalisation, justice, ethics, participation and citizenship.

Assess the key issues and policies within global environmental politics, including energy, climate change, ozone depletion, air pollution, acid rain, sustainable transport, persistent organic pollutants, hazardous wastes, water, rivers, wetlands, oceans, fisheries, marine mammals, biodiversity, migratory species, natural heritage, forests, desertification, food and agriculture.

This book is an invaluable resource to students, scholars, researchers and practioners of environmental politics, environmental studies, environmental science and geography.

Item Type: Book Section
Research Areas: A. > School of Law > Law and Politics
Item ID: 12434
Notes on copyright: © 2014
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Depositing User: Meri Juntti
Date Deposited: 19 Nov 2013 07:44
Last Modified: 30 Jan 2019 16:00
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/12434

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