Global accord : environmental challenges and international responses / edited by Nazli Choucri

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Subjects: Environmental policy--International cooperation
Environmental protection--International cooperation
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c1993
Series: Global environmental accords
Global environmental accords series
LC Classification: H, HC
Table of Contents: Series Foreword
Foreword / Maurice F. Strong
Preface
Acknowledgments
Contributors
1. Introduction: Theoretical, Empirical, and Policy Perspectives / Nazli Choucri 1
I. Theoretical and Empirical Dimensions 41
2. Physical Dimensions of Global Change / Thomas F. Homer-Dixon 43
3. Growth, Development, and Environmental Sustainability: Profile and Paradox / Nazli Choucri, Robert C. North 67
4. The Rise of Global Ecopolitics / Hayward R. Alker, Jr., Peter M. Haas 133
II. Actors and Processes 173
5. Eco-Development Perspectives on Global Change from Developing Countries / Francisco R. Sagasti, Michael E. Colby 175
6. Multinational Corporations and the Global Environment / Nazli Choucri 205
7. Science and Technology: The Sources of Change / Eugene B. Skolnikoff 255
8. Environmental Challenges and Managerial Responses: A Decision Perspective / Garry D. Brewer 281
III. Economics and Law 305
9. Economic Perspectives on Time Comparisons: An Evaluation of Time Discounting / Jerome Rothenberg 307
10. Intergenerational Equity: Toward an International Legal Framework / Edith Brown Weiss 333
11. Economic Perspectives on Time Comparisons: Alternative Approaches to Time Comparisons / Jerome Rothenberg 355
IV. International Institutions and Systems 399
12. Evolving International Environmental Law: Changing Practices of National Sovereignty / Peter M. Haas, Jan Sundgren 401
13. Negotiating an International Climate Regime: The Institutional Bargaining for Environmental Governance / Oran R. Young 431
14. Pragmatic Approaches to Regime Building for Complex International Problems / David G. Victor, Abram Chayes, Eugene B. Skolnikoff 453
V. Conclusion 475
15. Global Accord: Imperatives for the Twenty-first Century / Nazli Choucri, Robert C. North 477
Bibliography 509
Index 543
Additional Authors: Choucri, Nazli
Notes: LCCN: 92035201
ISBN: 0262032007
Includes bibliographical references (p. [509]-541) and index
Physical Description: xxiv, 562 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 26976851
ISBN/ISSN: 0262032007

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