The environmental movement is having a marked impact on national and international politics. This book examines the dominant ethics, attitudes, and moral values behind the international environmental movement and analyzes how it has influenced national policies around the world. In addition, it assesses the effectiveness of international law and international organizations in improving natural resource conservation.
Sheldon Kamieniecki is Vice Chair and Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Southern California. He is the author of Public Representation in Environmental Policymaking, the co-author of Environmental Regulation through Strategic Planning, and the co-editor of Controversies in Environmental Policy.
"The essays are all original, written by some of the best people doing research and writing in their respective fields, and united by a common emphasis upon the linkage between internal and external political forces and institutions affecting environmental policy in nations and global regions. This is an excellent undergraduate reader for courses on environmental policy, current international issues, current issues, international politics, comparative government, or international organization. " — Walter A. Rosenbaum, University of Florida