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Air Power  

Karl P. Mueller

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
Subject:
Environment
Air power refers to the use of aviation by nations and other political actors in the pursuit of power and security interests, along with the use of long-range missiles. Since armies and ... More

Challenges to Traditional International Relations Theory Posed by Environmental Change  

Hugh Dyer

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
Changes in the environment can impact international relations theory, despite enjoying only a limited amount of attention from scholars of the discipline. The sorts of influence that may ... More

Ecofeminism and Global Environmental Politics  

Juliann Emmons Allison

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
Ecofeminism can be described as both an ecological philosophy and a social movement that draws on environmental studies, critiques of modernity and science, and feminist critical analyses ... More

Environmental Activism  

Rodrigo G. Pinto

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
Subject:
Environment
Social science research on environment and activism with a cross- or transnational scope (REACTS) is described as a consolidated but confused, stagnant field of scholarship, one which has ... More

Environmental Justice  

Gary Bryner

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
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Environment
Environmental justice brings together two of the most powerful social movements of the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries, environmentalism and civil rights. Despite the ... More

Environmental Security and Climate Change  

Simon Dalby

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
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Environment
Resources have become part of the larger discussion on environmental security, not only because they are sometimes the object of conflict but also because the use of fossil fuels and the ... More

Environmental Sustainability/Sufficiency  

Jack Manno

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
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Environment
Environmental sustainability is most often discussed in the context of “sustainable development,” a goal-oriented, normative concept that emphasizes the need to reconcile the often ... More

Environment and Development  

Robert Bartlett and Priya Kurian

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Jan 2011
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Jan 2018
The fundamental conflicts and contradictions between environment and development, and various theoretical and practical efforts to reconcile them, have been a prominent part of the history ... More

Environment and Security  

Elizabeth L. Chalecki

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
The term environment is often used as a short form for the biophysical environment, which refers to the biotic and abiotic surrounding of an organism or population, and consequently ... More

Environment in the Global Political Economy  

Peter M. Haas

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
The literature on the political economy of the global environment is a hybrid of political economy, international relations (IR), and international environmental politics, looking at the ... More

Forests and Desertification  

Lynn M. Wagner and Deborah Davenport

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Subject:
Environment
Both desertification and forest policies address environmental issues related to land. However, the types of land covered and the ways the issues associated with that land are ... More

Globalization and the Environment: There Must Be Some Way Out of Here  

Ronnie D. Lipschutz and Felicia A. Peck

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
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Environment
Even as globalization offers new opportunities to many and opens numerous political opportunities for social movements and other forms of political organizations, globalization also often ... More

International Cooperation on Hazardous Substances and Wastes  

Henrik Selin

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Subject:
Environment
Various chemicals and heavy metals are released into the environment through industrial and manufacturing processes, agricultural use, the use of industrial and consumer goods, and the ... More

International Environmental Law  

Chenaz B. Seelarbokus

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Over the course of the twenty-first century, international environmental cooperation has been spurred through various new international environmental institutions and programs, and a ... More

International Organization and Environmental Governance  

Joshua W. Busby

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
While some attempts to deal with transborder environmental issues have a longer history, the formal international organizations that have buildings and staff were mostly created in the ... More

The Politics of International Freshwater Resources  

Thomas Bernauer and Anna Kalbhenn

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
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Environment
Freshwater is one of the most valuable natural resources on Earth. However, many of the more easily accessible freshwater resources at local and regional levels have suffered from ... More

Regional Governance and Environmental Problems  

Jörg Balsiger and Stacy D. VanDeveer

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
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Environment
Only recently has international environmental politics scholarship focused more explicitly on “regionalism” as a distinct phenomenon, one which has received much more sustained attention ... More

Teaching Global Environmental Politics  

Katrina S. Rogers

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Learning about international environmental politics requires students to comprehend large amount of information across multiple disciplines, while also considering the ramifications of ... More

The Politics of Climate Change  

Loren R. Cass

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
Subject:
Environment
Climate politics presents difficulties for study given its interdisciplinary nature and the scientific complexities involved in climate change. Climate change politics had got its start in ... More

Transnational Corporations and the Global Environment  

Matthias Finger and David Svarin

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Subject:
Environment
Transnational corporations (TNCs) refer to businesses that cross over borders, armed with capital as well as products, processes, marketing methods, trade names, skills, technology, and ... More

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