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American Foreign Environmental Policy and the Power of the State

Stephen Hopgood


In an increasingly interdependent world, marked by growing numbers of non-governmental organizations and international institutions, this book presents a powerful argument for the continued relevance of the state to our understanding of international relations. Drawing on detailed primary research, the book examines the key role central state officials have played in formulating American foreign environmental policy, and concludes that claims for the diminishing domestic-international divide, and the erosion of state sovereignty are overstated. Nonetheless, in arguing forcefully that the focus ... More

Keywords: non-governmental organizations, international institutions, state, international relations, foreign environmental policy, state sovereignty, foreign-policy making

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1998 Print ISBN-13: 9780198292593
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292593.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Stephen Hopgood, author
University of London