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Emerging Forces in Environmental Governance
Edited by: Norichika Kanie and Peter M. Haas
ISBN: 92-808-1095-2
June 2004
  380 pages
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    "Emerging Forces in Environmental Governance is a gem. It captures the complexity of the international system, links the domestic, regional and global levels, and showcases the many actors besides States who determine whether development is environmentally sound. The book offers informed and insightful analyses relevant to a broad audience."

    - Edith Brown Weiss, Francis Cabell Brown Professor of International Law, Georgetown University Law Center.

    This book addresses the various new channels of multilateral environmental governance that have appeared within an increasingly globalized international system at the beginning of 21st century. [READ MORE...]

    Norichika Kanie is an associate professor of International Relations at the Tokyo Institute of Technology. Peter M. Haas is Professor of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.


  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • Multilateral institutions: Multilateral environmental institutions and co-ordinating mechanisms
  • Consolidating global environmental governance: New lessons from the GEF?
  • The effectiveness of WTO and WIPO: Lessons for environmental governance?
  • Multi-level governance: The case for regional environmental organizations
  • Global environmental governance in terms of vertical linkages
  • Science policy interface for environmental governance: Science policy for multilateral environmental governance
  • IPCC: its roles in international negotiation and in domestic decision making on climate change policies
  • NGO and Environmental Governance: Institutionalization of NGO involvement in policy functions for global environmental governance
  • Civil society protest and participation: Civic engagement within the multilateral governance regime
  • Business/industry and environmental governance: Balancing TNCs, the states and the international system in global environmental governance: A critical perspective
  • The private business sector in global environmental diplomacy
  • Conclusion: Institutional design and institutional reform for sustainable development

    Norichika Kanie, Peter M. Haas, Laura B. Campbell, Dana R. Fisher, Harris Gleckman, Toru Iwama, Yasuko Kameyama, Satoko Mori, Craig N. Murphy, Jonathan R. Strand, Mikoto Usui, Jacob Werksman

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