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Allocating the EarthA Distributional Framework for Protecting Capabilities in Environmental Law and Policy

Allocating the Earth: A Distributional Framework for Protecting Capabilities in Environmental Law and Policy

Breena Holland

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199692071
eISBN:
9780191799488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692071.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, Political Economy

This book advances a new distributional framework to guide the evaluation and design of environmental policies. Drawing on capabilities theory, and especially on Martha Nussbaum’s capabilities ... More

Animal RightsCurrent Debates and New Directions

Animal Rights: Current Debates and New Directions

Cass R. Sunstein and Martha C. Nussbaum (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195305104
eISBN:
9780199850556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305104.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This book explores the legal and political issues that underlie the campaign for animal rights and the opposition to it. Addressing ethical questions about ownership, protection against unjustified ... More

The Anthropocene ProjectVirtue in the Age of Climate Change

The Anthropocene Project: Virtue in the Age of Climate Change

Byron Williston

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198746713
eISBN:
9780191808975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746713.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The Fifth Assessment Report of the IPCC is now out and it contains a detailed analysis of the threats climate change poses to human security. IPCC chairman Rajendra Pachauri put the matter succinctly ... More

Atmospheric JusticeA Political Theory of Climate Change

Atmospheric Justice: A Political Theory of Climate Change

Steve Vanderheiden

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195334609
eISBN:
9780199868759
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195334609.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

When policies of or activities within one country and generation cause deleterious consequences for those of other nations and later generations, they can constitute serious injustices. Hence, ... More

Citizenship and the Environment

Citizenship and the Environment

Andrew Dobson

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199258444
eISBN:
9780191601002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258449.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Ecological citizenship cannot be fully articulated in either liberal or civic republican terms. It is, rather, an example and an inflection of ‘post‐cosmopolitan’ citizenship. Ecological citizenship ... More

Climate Change and People on the MoveInternational Law and Justice

Climate Change and People on the Move: International Law and Justice

Fanny Thornton

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198824817
eISBN:
9780191863509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824817.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Environmental Politics

The book applies a justice framework to analysis of the actual and potential role of international law with respect to people on the move in the context of anthropogenic climate change. That people ... More

Climate Change and the Moral AgentIndividual Duties in an Interdependent World

Climate Change and the Moral Agent: Individual Duties in an Interdependent World

Elizabeth Cripps

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199665655
eISBN:
9780191753039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665655.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Global climate change challenges standard theories of moral accountability. Many of us take it for granted that we ought to cooperate to tackle it, but where does this requirement come from? Climate ... More

Climate Crisis and the Democratic ProspectParticipatory Governance in Sustainable Communities

Climate Crisis and the Democratic Prospect: Participatory Governance in Sustainable Communities

Frank Fischer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780199594917
eISBN:
9780191842108
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199594917.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Can contemporary democratic governments tackle climate crisis? Some say that democracy has to be a central part of a strategy to deal with climate change. Others say that experience shows it not to ... More

Climate Governance at the CrossroadsExperimenting with a Global Response after Kyoto

Climate Governance at the Crossroads: Experimenting with a Global Response after Kyoto

Matthew J. Hoffmann

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195390087
eISBN:
9780199894352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390087.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, International Relations and Politics

The global governance of climate change is in flux. Conventional strategies of addressing climate change through universal, interstate negotiations—the most prominent of which is the Kyoto ... More

Climate Justice in a Non-Ideal World

Climate Justice in a Non-Ideal World

Clare Heyward and Dominic Roser (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198744047
eISBN:
9780191804038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744047.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Environmental Politics

Climate change confronts humanity with a challenge it has never faced before. It combines issues of global justice and intergenerational justice on an unprecedented scale. In particular, it stands to ... More

Defining Environmental JusticeTheories, Movements, and Nature

Defining Environmental Justice: Theories, Movements, and Nature

David Schlosberg

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199286294
eISBN:
9780191713323
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286294.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The basic task of this book is to explore what, exactly, is meant by ‘justice’ in definitions of environmental and ecological justice. It examines how the term is used in both self-described ... More

Democracy in the WoodsEnvironmental Conservation and Social Justice in India, Tanzania, and Mexico

Democracy in the Woods: Environmental Conservation and Social Justice in India, Tanzania, and Mexico

Prakash Kashwan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190637385
eISBN:
9780190637415
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190637385.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Environmental Politics

How do societies negotiate the apparently competing agendas of environmental protection and social justice? And why do some countries perform much better than others? Democracy in the Woods answers ... More

The Environment Between Theory and Practice

The Environment Between Theory and Practice

Avner de-Shalit

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240388
eISBN:
9780191599033
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240388.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

When constructing environmental policies in democratic regimes, there is a need for a theory that can be used not only by academics but also by politicians and activists. So why has the major part of ... More

Environmental Governance in EuropeAn Ever Closer Ecological Union?

Environmental Governance in Europe: An Ever Closer Ecological Union?

Albert Weale, Geoffrey Pridham, Michelle Cini, Dimitrios Konstadakopulos, Martin Porter, and Brendan Flynn

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199257478
eISBN:
9780191698460
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257478.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Environmental Politics

Over the last thirty years, the European Union (EU) has created a system of environmental governance in Europe. With a large number of legislative measures, the EU's environmental policy is broad in ... More

Environmental Justice and the New PluralismThe Challenge of Difference for Environmentalism

Environmental Justice and the New Pluralism: The Challenge of Difference for Environmentalism

David Schlosberg

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199256419
eISBN:
9780191600203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256411.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

In this first ever theoretical treatment of the environmental justice movement, David Schlosberg demonstrates the development of a new form of ‘critical’ pluralism, in both theory and practice. ... More

Fairness and FuturityEssays on Environmental Sustainability and Social Justice

Fairness and Futurity: Essays on Environmental Sustainability and Social Justice

Andrew Dobson (ed.)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294894
eISBN:
9780191599064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294891.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Contributors to this edited book consider the normative issues at stake in the relationship between environmental sustainability and social justice. If future generations are owed justice, what ... More

Giving Aid EffectivelyThe Politics of Environmental Performance and Selectivity at Multilateral Development Banks

Giving Aid Effectively: The Politics of Environmental Performance and Selectivity at Multilateral Development Banks

Mark T Buntaine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190467456
eISBN:
9780190467470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190467456.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Environmental Politics

International organizations do not always live up to the expectations and mandates of their member countries. One of the best examples of this gap is the environmental performance of the multilateral ... More

A Good Life on a Finite EarthThe Political Economy of Green Growth

A Good Life on a Finite Earth: The Political Economy of Green Growth

Daniel J. Fiorino

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190605803
eISBN:
9780190860318
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190605803.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Environmental Politics

Green growth is the idea that a society’s ecological and economic goals can be pursued as a mutually reinforcing, positive sum. It accepts that economies increase in scale and efficiency, but that ... More

Grassroots Global GovernanceLocal Watershed Management Experiments and the Evolution of Sustainable Development

Grassroots Global Governance: Local Watershed Management Experiments and the Evolution of Sustainable Development

Craig M Kauffman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190625733
eISBN:
9780190625757
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190625733.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Environmental Politics

When international agreements fail to solve global problems like climate change, transnational networks attempt to address them by applying global best practices, like Integrated Watershed ... More

Green SignalsEcology, Growth, and Democracy in India

Green Signals: Ecology, Growth, and Democracy in India

Jairam Ramesh

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199457526
eISBN:
9780199085255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199457526.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The debate on whether to privilege economic growth over ecological security is passé. Environmental considerations must be at the heart of economic growth, especially for a country of 1.25 billion ... More

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