The Resource The compromise of liberal environmentalism, Steven Bernstein, (ebook)

The compromise of liberal environmentalism, Steven Bernstein, (ebook)

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The compromise of liberal environmentalism
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The compromise of liberal environmentalism
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Steven Bernstein
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eng
Summary
The most significant shift in environmental governance over the last thirty years has been the convergence of environmental and liberal economic norms toward "liberal environmentalism" which predicates environmental protection on the promotion and maintenance of a liberal economic order. Steven Bernstein assesses the reasons for this historical shift, introduces a socio-evolutionary explanation for the selection of international norms, and considers the implications for our ability to address global environmental problems. The author maintains that the institutionalization of "sustainable development" at the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) legitimized the evolution toward liberal environmentalism. Arguing that most of the literature on international environmental politics is too rationalist and problem-specific, Bernstein challenges the mainstream thinking on international cooperation by showing that it is always for some purpose or goal. His analysis of the norms that guide global environmental policy also challenges the often-presumed primacy of science in environmental governance
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Midwest
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Bernstein, Steven F
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363.7/05
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Columbia international affairs online. Books
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  • Environmental policy
  • Sustainable development
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adult
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The compromise of liberal environmentalism, Steven Bernstein, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780231504300
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11859762
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remote
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11859762
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MWT11859762
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The compromise of liberal environmentalism, Steven Bernstein, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231504300
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11859762
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11859762
System control number
MWT11859762
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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